About

The Rhodes family owns and operates Crafton Hills Iris Farm in Redlands, California.  This small, residential iris farm is home to a multitude of Tall Bearded Irises including:

  • Historic Tall Bearded Irises listed with the Historic Iris Preservation Society (HIPS), and the Guardian Gardens (GG) program
  • Irises having won AIS Honorable Mention, AIS Award of Merit, and Dykes Medal awards
  • A Tall Bearded Iris hybridizing program using a multitude of popular and newly introduced irises

Crafton Hills Iris Farm is a class-2 business in San Bernardino County (CA) and thus can only sells rhizomes online or at farmer’s markets.  We are licensed through the California Department of Food and Agriculture to sell nursery stock, and are permitted to sell & ship iris rhizomes throughout the United States (License #D1781.001).


Crafton Hills Iris Farm supports the American Iris Society (AIS), the Historic Iris Preservation Society (HIPS), and the Tall Bearded Iris Society.  We are also active and members of  our AIS local club – the Inland Region Iris Society (IRIS), which meets monthly at the Janet Goeske Senior Center , 5257 Sierra Street, Riverside, CA.