About Region 14 American Iris Society

Our Purpose

Region 14 is comprised of the Northern California and the states of Nevada and Hawaii.

The purpose of The American Iris Society, and Region 14, shall be to develop the science of horticulture and any activities related to the study, propagation and culture of the genus Iris: to stimulate and foster interest in horticultural pursuits, conservation and protection of these plants; to cooperate with other organizations, public and private, in the scientific and horticultural education of all those interested in learning any phase of the genus Iris, by any and all means which may be determined from time to time by the Board of Directors. These shall include but are not limited to:

  1. Encouragement and support of scientific research, including those pertaining to the solution of diseases related to but not necessarily exclusive to the genus Iris, and investigation and conservation of the genus in the wild
  2. collection, compilation, and publication of data concerning the history, classification, breeding and culture of Irises
  3. Education of the public through exhibitions, public display gardens, published standards for judging, and local, area, regional, and national meetings open to the public.

Join or Visit

To join a local iris society or for more information about local shows and events, please refer to our Affiliates page. We welcome visitors at our meetings, so just see the day and location of a meeting and join us! If you have questions, contact the local society near you or visit a meeting as part of your travels.

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