Welcome to the Historic Iris Preservation Society (HIPS)
The Historic Iris Preservation Society (HIPS) was founded in 1988, and is proud to be a section of The American Iris Society
Browse through our huge collection of iris photos, some which date back before the 1900s. View Gallery
Breeder Collections Program
Join the HIPS Breeder Collections Program and save irises from your favorite breeder! Read more
Join our network of gardeners who are preserving and sharing the rarest historic irises.
New to irises? Learn how to start your very own iris garden and care for it over the years.