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Tucson Area Hybridizers

Currently there are four hybridizers that we know of in the Tucson area. Melania Kutz, Margie Valenzuela, Ben Herman, and Stephanie Lee. All five have been hybridizing for at least 3 years.

Click on the message link to read a little information about them, and why, what, or how they hybridize. If photos of some of their seedlings are available, you will see a link to the photo gallery.

Ben Herman

Message from Ben Herman

Melania Kutz

Message from Melania Kutz

Margie Valenzuela

Message from Margie Valenzuela

How to register and introduce an iris

So... let's say you have come up with a seedling truly worth introducing; a real keeper. How does one get it registered?
Click here to read how to register an iris.