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.

Camera Fun with Irises

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

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.


  • 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

2020 Meetings & Special Events

We regret to inform you that due to the Coronavirus, the SAN DIEGO IRIS SOCIETY SPRING SHOW AND SALE HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Please stay safe and at home until the public health threat is under control.

Enjoy your irises which should be starting to bloom. If you want to post pictures of what is blooming in your garden, please post to the San Diego Iris Society Facebook Group page.

Sunday June 7, 2020

SDIS Meeting - Awards & Ice Cream Social

Election of Officers will be followed by an ice cream social.

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

Location: Lakeside Historical Society

9906 Maine Avenue, Lakeside CA


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

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