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. Special events occur in September, December, February, May. Please see the latest newsletter for details.

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


2023  Meetings & Special Events

We have resumed our in-person meetings at the Lakeside Historical Society.  Please note we have reinstated our potluck lunch at our meetings, so please bring your favorite dish. Masks will be required indoors regardless of vaccination status.  Breakthrough cases are very real and pose a risk to our more vulnerable friends and family.  


February 11, 2023

SDIS 60th Birthday Party 

with Presentation by Jim Hedgecock of Comanche Acres Iris Garden will be the featured speaker giving his presentation, "Shoot-out Between Spuria and Tall Bearded Iris." 

 To make your reservation(s) send a check made out to San Diego Iris Society to Janis Shackelford at 9716 Red Pony Lane, El Cajon 92021.  The cost is $22 per person if you pay before February 1st.  After that, the cost is $25 per person.

March 12, 2023

SDIS General Meeting

April 9th Meeting may be cancelled


First weekend in May 2023

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

May 6-7, 2023

San Diego Iris Society Spring Show & Potted Iris Sale

Location: Room 101, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego CA

June 11, 2023

Spring Show Awards and Ice Cream Social

Integrated Pest Management

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

Camera Fun with Irises

Click here to view the Presentation by Olga Batalov to the San Diego Iris Society on March 8, 2020.

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.