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American Iris Society __Learn about the 100 most popular irises. You will find growing information, society information, photo's, and more. - illustrated - From - 

Aril Society International __ You will find terminology, culture and recommended cultivators on aril and arilbred irises. - illustrated - From - 

Bearded Iris __ Step-by-step planting and care guide for bearded iris. - illustrated - From -

Bearded Irises __ You will find an excellent article which includes planting, watering and other tips. - illustrated - From -

Flower Bulbs : How to Grow Iris Bulbs __ Video about growing iris. - video - From

Gardening How-To Tips & Growing Instructions: Iris __ General overview on growing iris concentrating on Dutch and Japamese varieties. - illustrated - From -

Growing Iris __ A general overview on growing iris, mostly concentrated on bearded iris. - From -


Growing and Caring for the Bearded Iris __ "They range in height from less than 8 inches to about 38 inches. The smaller varieties flower first, followed by the medium height, and then the taller irises. There are also reblooming irises available now, but let me warn you they are very expensive." A brief look at growing bearded iris. - from -

Growing Japanese Iris __ "Japanese iris are not difficult to grow, but their culture is different from other types of iris."  A good overview. - From -   

How to Grow Iris __ "Irises are among the easiest of perennials to grow, and they give an abundance of beauty with minimum care. The iris has a thick fleshy root called a "rhizome" (pronounced rye-zome) about alike a tough potato in texture." You can learn the basics of growing them. - From - 
How to Grow Iris Flowers __ "With hundreds of varieties in several different colors and combinations, Irises are popular and easy to grow perennial. The most common larger varieties are great at the back of the flower bed or as a cutting. For flower growers, there is a place in your garden for one, or several groups." Learn about the varieties and find a few growing tips. Links to related materials. - From -


How to Grow, Maintain, and Divide Bearded Iris __ Bearded iris is among the most elegant -- and easy to grow -- flowers of spring. Follow these tips for long-lasting, ever-multiplying blooms. - illustrated - From -

How to Grow Purple Dutch Iris __ "Dutch iris is a graceful, mid-size iris that pops out in spring with an abundance of multi-colored blooms. They can be purple, white, blue, yellow and orange." Step-by-step instruction for growing Dutch iris. - From -

Iris __ You will find information about Bearded Iris, Siberian Iris, Spuria Iris, Yellow Flag, and they also Cultivar Recommendations. - From North Dakota State University -

Iris for Northern Gardens __ A guide to growing iris in colder climates. - From University of Minnesota - 
Japanese Irises __ Japanese Irises are native to East Asia. You will find several photos of these flowers. -

Louisiana Iris Growing Tips - Culture and Propagation __ Growing tips, cultural suggestions, propagation techniques, and links to additional information. - illustrated - From -

Planting Instructions - Dutch Iris __ Detailed planting information for Dutch iris bulbs. - From -


Society for Louisiana Irises __ You will find a brief history of the Society and the Louisiana iris, growing tips, and membership information. - illustrated - From - 

The Society for Pacific Coast Native Iris __ Learn about the 11 species of wild irises that grow on the Pacific West coast. - illustrated - From - 

Tucson Area Iris Society - Growing Iris From Seeds __ "There is nothing as exciting as growing your own iris seedlings; whether they are from crosses you have made, someone else has made, or a bee has made. Every time a seedling blooms for the first time - - it's like Christmas!"  Learn how and when to plant. - From - 


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