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Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

Owner
Mary Hess
Address
6940 Fairplay Rd
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City
Somerset
County
El Dorado
Zip
95684
email
mhess1863@innercite.com
Phone
(530) 620-5017
Fax
Directions

Located south of Placerville. From Highway 50 take the Missouri Flat exit south to Pleasant Valley Road, turn left (east) and follow Pleasant Valley to E16 (Mt. Aukum Rd), turn right and go south on E16, and turn left on Fairplay Rd. Watch for our sign in the next 1/4 mile.

Hours
Thursday through Sunday, 11-5. Visits begin the second weekend of April through the third weekend of May.
Primary Ag Business
Primary Ag Business--Other
Farm or ranch acreage
Activities
Products

Iris nursery, with over 4000 cultivars, the majority being tall bearded irises.  Bluebird Haven is a member of the Historic Iris Preservation Society and most of the stock is considered historic (at least 30 years old). Website purchases can be made between January 1 through August 15, with shipping in July and August. 

Events
Accommodations
Direct Agricultural Sales
  • flowers
  • nursery plants
Educational Experience
  • farm tours
  • garden/nursery tours
  • lecture/presentation
  • school or youth tours
Entertainment
Outdoor Recreation
  • bird watching
  • nature walks
  • photography
Miscellaneous

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