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Bois d'Arc Gardens

Bois d'Arc Gardens is a state liscened nursery. We belong to Society for Louisiana Irises, American Iris Society, Native Plant Society and Louisiana State Nurseryman's Association.

They have been a joy to us since 1961. We hope they will bring you the joy and friendships they brought us. It is our pleasure to offer both older varieties as well as the newer introductions. We hope they will bring you the joy and friendships they brought us. We are both Master AIS Judges.

We welcome your interest in Louisiana irises. Louisiana iris are plants that can take our wet summers. They can be planted in a variety of garden situations. At home in normal flower beds, around ponds and waterways. Useful in wastewater abaitment and rain gardens. Have been proven to remove nitrogen and potassium for run off water. They have been a joy to us since 1961. We hope they will bring you the joy and friendships they brought us. It is our pleasure to offer both older varieties as well as the newer introductions.

Bud and I were joined as life partners on December 31, 2004. With his help the garden will continue to grow. We have added many new cultivars for your viewing pleasure.

We test, collect responsibally, sell and hybridize Louisiana iris.

You are cordially invited to visit the garden when you are in the area. We have 5 acres devoted to Louisiana irises and grow some 700 varieties and seedlings. Our peak bloom is during the month of April. Our phone number is (985) 446-2329, EMAIL bois@charter.net Please call or Email in advance to make sure we are home and that we have bloom.

We have worked with LSU AG Center to test weed control in Louisiana irises. See LSU WEb Site for information.

We are located in south Louisiana in Terrebonne Parish. (Louisiana is the only state that has parishes other states have counties.) Our location is near Chacahoula, Louisiana at 1831 Bull Run Road. From Hwy 90 (Corridor 49) take the Chacahoula Exit 194 to Hwy 20 Turn towards Morgan City. Turn left on Bull Run Road at Wilson's Country Corner. We are one mile on the right at 1831 Bull Run Road. The drive is difficult to see so look for the mail box on the roadside.

Please feel free to E-Mail any questions to: bois@charter.net

For the love of iris,

Bud & Rusty McSparrin

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