Corner Iris Picture

Photos of Past Events


The Spring Show was held on Saturday, April 20 at Trinity Presbyterian Church.
Pat Olsen on tips and experiences with exhibiting irises at shows.
Terry Swartz, apprentice arrangement judge, gave a presentation on Oriental-style arranging with irises.
Panel discussion with Q&A about growing irises in the Tucson area.


Meeting and potluck.
Photo contest winners revealed.
TAIS moved irises from their bed along the parking lot to three beds near the butterfly enclosure.
The sale was held September 16th at Harlow Gardens Nursery this year.
The meeting included an auction of iris by Mid America Gardens.
The Spring Show was held on Saturday, April 22 at Trinity Presbyterian Church.
Chad Harris of Mount Pleasant Iris Farm, Zoom presentation on hybridizing Japanese Irises.
Kevin Kartchner on Iris Color Patterns and Forms, Columbus-Eckstrom Library.


The sale was held at Harlow Garden Center this year. "Growing Irises in Containers" presented by Kristee West.
Meeting included TAIS auction.
Meeting and a panel discussion on growing irises in the ground as opposed to in containers.


Potluck and installation of new officers
Held on September 18 at Harlow Gardens Nursery
Photos from tours of our members's gardens.
Held on April 17 at Harlow Gardens Nursery


September event - Kristee's Dig at Desert Meadows Park in Green Valley.
The May 16 meeting was held on Zoom.
Photos from the March 14th meeting.
A few photos from the February 8th meeting.
Photos from the January 11th meeting.


Photos from the November 16th meeting.
2nd Annual TAIS Photo Contest.
Photos of the October 12th meeting (Photo Contest, Auction, Election).
Photos of the setup of the 2019 Rhizome sale.
“Let's Talk Iris”
The 2019 Iris Show, “Iris Eyes are Smiling,” was held on April 13th, 2019 at Murphy Wilmot Library.
Sue Clark's presentation of Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania.
Having just observed the 25th Anniversary of his Colorado Iris4u Garden Bob VanLiere was our guest speaker. Mr. VanLiere discussed what he has done and his new direction in hybridization.
Greg Starr’s presentation “Madagascar: a World-renowned Island of Megadiversity”


Meeting and Installation of Officers, Awards, Pot Luck
Photo Contest - members iris photos submitted for judging by popular vote of people present
Held on the 22nd of September, 2018 at Harlow Nursery.
Sue's presentation of Region 15 Gardens.
"Spring Into Iris" - Held April 14th at Murphy Wilmot Library.
Iris program by Kristee West.
TAIS meeting on show prep of irises.
Rick Tasco of Superstition Garden in CA., spoke on hybridization of iris.
Story Book Slide Show of Iris and general business meeting following.


An enjoyable TAIS potluck luncheon on November 18, 2017.
Photos from the Meeting held on October 14, 2017.
Photos from the annual Iris Plant and Rhizome Sale. Held at Harlow Gardens.
A few photos from the meeting. Unfortunately, most photos were blurred due to excess light coming from the windows.
A power point presentation of AIS: "Color Patterns of Irises"
Photos from the 2017 Spring Show, held April 8, 2017.
Photos of the March 11, 2017 TAIS meeting
Pictures from TAIS meeting on February 11, 2017. The guest speaker was Ronald Coleman.
Pictures from TAIS meeting on January 14, 2017.


Officers of 2017 were installed and items for new directions were discussed.
Stephen Buchman, Author of The Reason for Flowers.
Iris Rhizome Sale: Sept. 24, 2016 at Harlow Gardens.
A few photos from the September 3rd auction.
TAIS potluck, distribution of new test iris from Mid-America Gardens.
TAIS meeting 5-28-2016, Stephen Buchmann presents 'The Reason for Flowers'.
TAIS 2016 Spring Show held on April 9th, 2016.
TAIS meeting 2-20-2016, Jean Richter presents 'The Iris of Lloyd Austin'.
TAIS meeting 1-16-2016 at the Country Club of La Cholla.
Photos of TAIS at the AZ Home and Garden Show in the Tucson Convention Center on January 8, 2016.


TAIS potluck meeting.
TAIS meeting on 10-10-15 at Columbus Library. With presentation by Dr. Jacqueline Soule.
Photos and post sale iris information.
Photos from the 2015 May 9 Meeting.
'50 Years and Growing Strong' iris exhibition held at Murphy-Wilmot Library.
Showing Kristee's reblooming iris Winesap (M. Byers 1989).
Photos from the 2015 January 10 Meeting.


Photos from the 2014 November 8 Potluck Meeting.
Photos from the October 11 Round Table Discussion.
Photos from the September 20th Rhizome Sale at Harlow Gardens.
Photos from the May 17th Meeting featuring Bert Detwiller and a focus on Louisiana Iris..
'Jewels of the Garden' iris exhibit held at Murphy-Wilmot Library.
Photos from the March 29th Meeting featuring a presentation by Tucson Organic Gardeners.
Photos from the February 8th Meeting featuring Steve Shreiner.


Checkout these elegant floral designs featuring Ohara Ikeabana techniques.
Photos from the event on October 12th.
Photos from the event on August 10th.
From the 2013 Spring Show

2012 & older

From the potluck on August 25th.
From the 2012 Spring Show
From the 2010 Spring Trek, "Low Tech Trek" in Tucson, AZ.
From the 2007 annual spring show in Tucson, AZ.
Vincent Christopherson came to Tucson On January 27th, 2007.
The luncheon and slide presentation given by Paul Black took place on January 21st, 2006, in Tucson, AZ.
From the annual spring show in Tucson, AZ.
Tucson was the home of the 2005 TAIS/2005 Region 15 Trek - AND Society for Louisiana Irises Convention. April 21-23.
Dubbed "Easter Parade of Iris", the annual spring show in Tucson, AZ. was held on April 19th, 2003.
Dubbed "IRIS Goddess of the Rainbow", the annual spring show in Tucson, AZ. was held April 13-14th, 2002.