Iris Barbata Elatior 'Dance the Night Away'. (Photo: Heidi Howcroft)

All about Irises, Talks- Garden Visit- Plant Sale

Saturday, 11th September 2021 10:30 am – 3pm

Biohof Schüpfenried, 3043 Uettligen near Bern, Switzerland

Join Iris-lovers `Marlise and Roland Fasnacht, Michael Schulz and author Heidi Howcroft for a day all about Iris.

September is the month to be planting iris so what better time to learn more about this beautiful perennial. Château de Vullierens famous for their fantastic iris collection will be selling a selection of irises as well as being with other experts. Talks will be in German but as we are in Switzerland we can dip in and out of English and French as well.

Take this opportunity to visit Michael Schulz’ show garden and be inspired.

More information.

New, Zoom talks based on Heidi’s books and travels. Themes include:

  • Luxembourg, Land of Roses, learn about one of horticulture’s forgotten stories of how the Grand Duchy supplied the world with roses. Discover new inspirational gardens, be inspired and bring a little of Luxembourg rose magic into your garden.
  • Irises in a New Light – Monet drew them, Cecil Morris bred them and now gardeners in Germany and Switzerland are demonstrating how irises can be combined with perennials and grasses to create exciting vibrant planting schemes.
  • Garden Design – What makes a good garden? A wealth of ideas to help you find your dream garden.
  • First Ladies of Gardening – a celebration of the grandes dames of English garden design.