Welcome to the

San Diego Iris Society

Welcome! General meetings of the San Diego Iris Society are held the second Sunday from October to June at 1:00 p.m., except in September, February and May when we have special events planned - see Calendar of Events for meeting details. We do not meet in July and August.

Meeting Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m. PST

Meeting Location:

Lakeside Historical Society, 9906 Maine Ave, Lakeside, CA 92040

(please see the Calendar below for Special Event locations)

Interested in joining our friendly society? Click here to download the membership form, or contact membership@sandiegoirissociety.org.

All San Diego Iris Society sponsored events are free and open to the public.

For more information about these events, please contact the San Diego Iris Society by email at info@sandiegoirissociety.org.


New to SDIS? Welcome!

Click here to read the Orientation document to get you started making the most of your new membership.

Integrated Pest Management

Click here to view the Presentation by Olga Batalov to the San Diego Iris Society on March 10, 2019.

Feature Articles

Lynda Miller, Iris Hybridizer

Click here to read about Lynda Miller's presentation

to the San Diego Iris Society on February 9, 2019

about her iris hybridizing activities in Oregon.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

2019 Meetings & Special Events

NO MEETINGS IN JULY OR AUGUST

Visit us at Balboa Park in September for our Fall Iris Rhizome sale!

SDIS Annual Fall Iris Rhizome Sales at Balboa Park

SATURDAYS: September 7 & 14, 2019 - 10AM-5PM

SUNDAYS: September 8 & 15, 2019 - 10AM-4PM

Casa del Prado - Room 101 - Balboa Park, San Diego CA

View the flyer

  • For information on how to join our friendly society and receive our monthly newsletter, see SDIS Membership
  • Check out Iris Info for interesting articles and gardening tips on how to grow and hybridize your own irises
  • SDIS Marketplace features our members' businesses which offer products and services related to irises
  • Board Members lists current officers and committees

Sunday October 13, 2019

SDIS Meeting - Members Only Iris Auction

Time: 1:00-3:00PM with pot-luck lunch and auction of newer irises (for members only)

Join San Diego Iris Society to participate

Location: Lakeside Historical Society Building

9906 Maine Avenue, Lakeside CA

For more information about these events, please contact the San Diego Iris Society by email at SDISEDITOR@GMAIL.COM

Sunday November 10, 2019

SDIS Meeting - presentation TBA

Time: 1:00-3:00PM with pot-luck lunch

Join San Diego Iris Society to participate

Location: Lakeside Historical Society Building

9906 Maine Avenue, Lakeside CA

For more information about these events, please contact the San Diego Iris Society by email at SDISEDITOR@GMAIL.COM

Sunday December 8, 2019

SDIS Holiday Party

Time: 1:00-3:00PM with pot-luck holiday lunch

Join San Diego Iris Society to participate

Location: Lakeside Historical Society Building

9906 Maine Avenue, Lakeside CA

For more information about these events, please contact the San Diego Iris Society by email at SDISEDITOR@GMAIL.COM

Photo of intermediate bearded iris 'Concertina' growing in Jim and Edith Schade garden in Ramona, CA.