Water Iris Gardens

                                Home of the National Collection of

                                    Iris Louisiana (sp & hybrids )

               Water irises  (laevigata,pseudacorus,versicolor,virginica)

                                      Caltha  (Marsh Marigolds)

             specialist growers of rare moisture loving and aquatic plants

                                       and hardy Carnivorous plants    


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Welcome to Water Iris Gardens Home page

we are based in Essex and are  Specailist growers of louisiana & water loving Irises

and Calthas, aquatics and moisture loving plants

The National Collections consist of over 200+ varieties

and contains many plants not commercaily available,

 we are able offer a propagation to order service for rarer plants  

with plants propagated from the National Collections

we exhibit at flower shows and plant fairs in Essex and surrounding areas

and hold an open day each year for visitors to see the irises in bloom


Mark Haslett is the Louisiana Iris Representive for the Group for beardless irises

and member of the British iris society, Group for beardless Irises,

Louisiana Iris Society.

              American Iris society and has had articles published in the Uk and USA

            and has appeared on BBC Radio  gardening programs  in Essex  & Kent



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