Since 1251 the is the symbol of Florence: ever since 1954 this garden has been keeping and showing the most beautiful varieties of this flower and has 2.500 species. 2.5 hectares partly with olive trees, with a breath-taking view of the city. Every year in May, during the blossoming, the international exhibition-competition of the iris takes place in this garden.
The Italian Iris Society organizes guided visits and workshops for children and school groups.
The Garden is currently not accessible to strollers and to people in wheelchairs.
Viale Michelangiolo, 82, 50125 Firenze FI, Italia