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History, Beauty, Devotion

History, Beauty, Devotion

Come with us down the garden path to explore the charm and delight of heirloom irises. Here you will find many resources and much information about historic irises. The Historic Iris Preservation Society is a group of folks from around the world who love and enjoy old irises and are striving to preserve them. We urge anyone interested in historic irises to consider a membership.
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Join us in the world of historic irises! Did you know you can grow the same irises as your great-grandmother? Here at HIPS, we work to preserve the irises of yesteryear so future generations can enjoy them. Our beautiful semi-annual journal, ROOTS, awaits you and you'll be right at home among our iris-loving members.
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