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Iris Family of Plants – Educational Presentation
February 11 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
@ First Congregational Church, UCC
“Iris Family of Plants” Educational Presentation
February 11, 2019 -12:30 pm
Location: First Congregational Church of South Haven
Presenter: Inge Mesik
Past President of SW MI Iris Society and Flower Show Judge
A presentation all about the genus of Iris and how, what, and the where to grow them. This is a subset group of about 300 species of plants in the family Iridaceae, Iris include some of the world’s most popular and varied garden flowers. Some interesting facts; the iris is the fleur-de-lis of the French royalist standard, it is a popular subject of Japanese flower arrangement, and it is also the source of orrisroot, from which “essence of violet” perfume is made. Come learn more about the beautiful Iris.