Mail Order May 2024

Please note that as usual we will not be sending plants out during their flowering season . You can place orders as usual but they may not be sent out until later in the summer when we are lifting new stock. We may be able to supply non flowering plants but will...

Mail Order Easter 2024

The nursery will be closed from Tuesday 2nd April to Friday 5th April while we undertake some necessary work on the nursery. Orders received during this time will be sent out w/c 8th April .  

Mail Order Xmas 2023

Customers who are buying plants as a gift should be aware that our cut off date is December12th . This allows us to dry any plants before sending orders  out  and also allows for any late delivery by Royal Mail. You can still place orders but they will be sent out...

Mail Order September 2023

Unlike rest of country  ,the south east has had  a drier summer again and we won’t be lifting most of our new stock until mid September and orders will be sent out in date order from mid September until end of October. This still allows lots of time for plants...

June 2023

The nursery is undertaking its annual stocktake and will be closed from Friday 16th June for one week. You can continue to place orders during this time but there will be a delay in answering any queries.

Mail Order 2023

As most of our customers are aware we cease mail order whilst plants are in flower and restart mail order when we start lifting new stock in mid/ late summer. We are then able to send out fresh rhizomes ready for planting and this is best time to establish new...
Kent Garden Show 2023

Kent Garden Show 2023

The Kent Garden Show is being held at Detling Showground on A249 over the Bank Holiday weekend Sat 27th-Monday 29th May. This show is the premier annual garden show in the county of Kent and is always held over this annual bank holiday. The event includes outside...

Mail Order May 2023

Although we are still very happy to still  take orders ,I’m sure most customers are aware that it is very difficult to send out iris once they are either in flower or advanced bud and that we cease most  mail order for a few weeks during May/June to restart once...

Mail Order July 2022

Due to the hot dry weather forecast for the next week we have decided to cease mail order for w/c 18th July 2022 and will recommence hopefully the following week and continue up to early September. The ground here is too dry to dig and plant out iris and I imagine...

Mail Order Summer 2022

The iris are now in full bloom .Any orders placed now will be processed and plants reserved but we will not be restarting mail order until late June onwards when we start lifting new stock .,starting with the dwarf bearded and intermediate iris. Most tall bearded...

MAY/JUNE 2022

The nursery has been receiving enquiries about our plans for this year. Firstly the bad news. The nursery will NOT be opening for visitors or  open days this year. This is disappointing news and is partly linked to the pandemic which forced the move to prioritise...

Mail Order

Please note that there will be a slight delay in orders being sent out 26th September as we are having some rather disruptive work undertaken at the nursery. Mail order will recommence as normal week commencing 4th October 2021 and throughout all of October Apologies...

June 2021

I thought you may want to know that Iris of Sissinghurst is introducing a monthly blog starting this month.This will contain stories and articles about the world of iris.If you look on our home page it now includes a heading Blog, click on this to read this months...

Open Days and Shows

We have decided this year that we will not be attending any plant fairs and shows ,including the Kent Garden Show. Flowering of Iris has been very late this year and some plants have been affected by the late frosts and so we have also decided not to hold an Open Day...

January 2021

Since our last update the summer and autumn seasons have passed and we are now into January 2021. For those of us lucky to have gardens we have been able to retreat away from the pandemic to our own small worlds for much of the last few months.The start of the new...

Mail Order August 2020

Usually we start lifting new stock in mid/late July and recommence mail order soon afterwards. Unfortunately this year we have been delayed by the long period of hot and dry weather and have been unable to start lifting stock We hope to start in late August now and...

Easter 2020

We are continuing to send out plants but Royal Mail and most couriers are taking slightly longer than usual. We are ceasing mail order on Tuesday 7th April until Tuesday 14th April to avoid plants being delayed over Easter Orders made after 7th April will be sent out...

March 2020 Update

While the nursery is closed in line wth government regulations we are, at moment, able to maintain our mail order service. Any talks ,proposed workshops and shows are cancelled The orders are taking slightly longer to process and both Royal Mail and couriers are...

Spring 2020

At last spring is here after a long wet winter.Unfortunately due to coronavirus Chelsea Flower has had to be cancelled .We grow a large number of varieties especially for the show and over the coming weeks some of these plants may be available to buy on line Details...

OPEN DAY 2019

We will be holding our annual Open Day on Saturday 7th September between 10.00-4.00. There will be new stock of Iris freshly potted up for sale as well as some bargains! Expect some new varieties as well as the return of some old favourites. Advice freely available ....

June telephone disruption

Apologies to all customers who have been trying to contact us by telephone over the last few days. Unfortunately due to an electrical problem  which affected our telephone system all messages left from June 7th until Thursday 13th have not been recorded. This...

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