Iowa Regional Lily Society    (IRLS)
Growing Lilies in Iowa and neighboring states since 1973  
Iowa Regional Lily Society Activities
Come & see the exotic Lilies we grow in Iowa!
Join us for our IRLS Spring Lily Bulb Sale           March 2018
Iowa Flower, Lawn & Garden Show  at the Iowa State Fairgrounds

Pick up your pre-ordered bulbs + add a few more!!!

In addition to having plenty of information on growing and caring for
Lilies, we will have a nice selection of plump, healthy lily bulbs for sale at
our Award-Winning booth. We have very successful sales in part due to
the enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers who come and share
themselves and their "Lily Knowledge" with the purchasing public.

If you are looking for an opportunity to volunteer a few hours with your
Lily Society, this is a fun place to do it!  
Iowa Regional Lily Society Lily Show
Reiman Gardens in Ames, IA
Saturday, June 24, 2017

We hold Lily Shows to educate gardeners about the many
wonderful Lilies we grow in Iowa.

Come see the  exotic colors, shapes and fragrance of
Lillium you can grow too. They are exquisite!

Enter Designs into the show and win ribbons!

Click here to see our recent  IRLS Lily Shows !

Our Lily Bus Garden Tour visited  six beautiful
private gardens in South Eastern Iowa around Cedar
Rapids area plus a huge plant nursery.

Several IRLS members  from the Cedar Rapids are
joined us for the tour. Beautiful day with lots of lily
talk---  Lunch was outside in Wanda Lunn's garden.

Would you like to peek into some of the gardens we
have seen in the past  7  years on our Bus Tours?

Come and browse thru Our Lily Gardens!
Dig & bring a few lilies to trade....
Pick up your Fall Lily Bulb Order...

Four speakers will be sharing growing ideas and
knowledge. Bring a friend & spend a day laughing & talking
about your favorite garden lilies!   FREE lectures!   
Only  $5.00 for lunch

Be sure to put the Lily Symposium on your schedule for  
October 28, 2017.  Don't miss out!    

Details & topics to be announced.....
Setting up the Lily Show
Win Rosettes for Best in Class!
                                                   Spring and Fall Lily Bulb Packing Parties
                                                      IRLS Spring Lily Bulb Sales
                           IRLS Fall Lily Symposium--Bulb Sale--Bulb Swap
                                                      IRLS Lily Garden Bus Tours
Our Iowa Regional Lily Society has won awards for
our friendly and informative Lily Booth at the
DSM Flower, Lawn and Garden Show!
Every year hundreds of lilies bulbs are sorted, packed
and labeled by a dedicated group of Cedar Rapids
area IRLS members for the Spring and Fall Lily Bulb
Sales.      Lots of garden talk and laughter!
after our hard work. It is truly a party!
Pack your own pre-ordered
bulbs plus add a few more!
Bulb orders packed up & ready to go.
A full load of 2000 lily bulbs  including
some of the member orders!
Colorful lily photos help tempt gardeners into
our booth. IRLS members & general public
come back year after year to pick out more
Lilies for their gardens!
Young IRLS members are welcome too!
IRLS Members came from all
over SE Iowa plus a special visit
by a Knoxville, IA member!
Seasoned gardeners are always
welcome--they have so much to teach
us. In Spring 2017 our bulb packers
ranged from 3 to 82 years old!
Carol and Roger Main's Garden  2010
Nan Ripley's Garden 2013
Jackie Westoff's Garden 2012
Florence and Gerrit Vandermeiden's Garden 2011