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The American Iris Society

The official website of the American Iris Society contains a wealth of information about irises and iris culture. It contains an excellent photo gallery and links to many websites nationwide:
Region 17 -- "Texas" Website

The American Iris Society, Region 17 welcomes you to its website. Region 17 includes the affiliated local iris societies in Texas. Its purpose is to inform and educate the public and society members about the iris flower and plant, along with providing an organization to further the development of the local iris societies.
The Iris Society of Dallas

The Iris Society of Dallas hosted the 2013 A.I.S. National Convention, April 15-20, and will also host the 2014 National Convention, April 5-10, 2014.  Additionally, Dallas also hosted the 2013 Society for Louisiana Irises National Convention, April 21-23.
The Waco Iris Society

The Waco Iris Society year begins in September with each qualifying member receiving a free iris rhizome purchased from top hybridizers, followed by an iris auction which is open to everyone in attendance.

Meetings are held on the third (3rd) Saturday of September, November, January, March and May at 10:00 A.M. at the West Waco Library, 5301 Bosque Blvd., Suite 275, in Waco.
Zilker Botanical Garden
Austin Area Garden Center
2220 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, Texas 78746
(512) 477-8672
The Austin Area Garden Center is a non-profit organization established in 1955 to support Zilker Botanical Garden's mission to promote the education and love of gardening among people of all ages. It features a number of different gardens. Its projects support beautification of the gardens visited yearly by half a million people from around the world. Its education programs reach thousands of school children and adults every year.

Located in Zilker Park just south of Town Lake and east of MoPac (Loop 1), Zilker Botanical Garden is easy to reach from both MoPac and I-35.

Visit the Garden's website to keep informed about current and up-coming events at

Check out this website with a wealth of information and useful tips for all types of gardening:
The Johnson County Iris & Daylily Society is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization located in Cleburne, Texas. Since  1986, the Johnson County Iris & Daylily Society has been supporting educational and community interests in our county,  as well as projects and programs of the American Iris Society and the American Hemerocallis Society.  We meet at 10:00 a.m. monthly at the United Cooperative Services community room, 3309 North Main St., Cleburne, TX, (unless otherwise stated on our calendar).
The Spuria Iris Society (SIS), a section of the American Iris Society, was organized in 1952. The annual meeting of the Society is held each year in conjunction with the American Iris Society's national convention.

The Society publishes a Newsletter twice a year with articles on hybridizers, culture, information on gardens throughout the country and other items of interest.
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The Species Iris Group of North America (SIGNA) is dedicated to the study of the wild species of the genus Iris and related irids in order to promote a wider appreciation of these plants and their hybrids as garden ornamentals.

Our goal is to further their introduction and distribution through our seed exchange while supporting their conservation in the wild. We will disseminate scientific and cultural information about these plants to both our membership and the general public through our regular publications and website.
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