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Iris Flower Show
May 28, 2023 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT
Visit Jenkins to see iris blooms grown by members of the Delaware Valley Iris Society. Members will be on hand to answer your iris questions and to discuss growing and showing irises. This show will be held in the John J. Willaman Education Center at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens.
Horticulture Division –
Any gardener with an iris they know the correct name for can enter it in the show between 7:30 – 9:30 AM.
Artistic Arrangement Division –
Anyone can enter a floral arrangement with the only requirement that it contain an iris. For this division there is no requirement to know the name of the iris and no need to have grown the iris yourself.
Iris Culture Demonstration – 1 PM
Learn how to divide clumps of bearded and beardless types of irises. Participants will see how to prepare the divisions for garden planting and for potting. You will even get to pot up and take home some irises. Bring your iris questions!
The Iris Show and demo are open to all; free of charge.