THIS BOOK IS OFFICIALLY OUT OF PRINT BUT BY SHEER LUCK, HIPS WAS CONTACTED BY THE PUBLISHER WHO FOUND COPIES IN THEIR WAREHOUSE! Today, irises are one of the world’s most popular flowering plants. This book relates the story of the men and women who transformed the early, relatively unimpressive species iris into flowers of diverse forms and colors that are so beloved today.
This is the first book written on the history of garden irises. Each of the 30 chapters features a famous iris and the story of how it was created, with biographical information on the creator. This scholarly work was written to appeal to the lay reader as well as to the specialist. Many beautiful pictures are included.
Get your copy today! Hardback, 404 pages. Published 2007.