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Hondo Iris Farm and Gallery

Highway 70, Mile Marker 284, Hondo, NM
+1 575-653-4062
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Beautiful Day Trip and Picnic Spot!

We came here in October of last year, and the Iris' were not in bloom, but they told us to come... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cindy T
Hobbs, New Mexico
Unless Irises in bloom - don't

Though you turn at MM 284 off Hwy 70, it is a bit down a narrow lane; easy to miss. Iris were no... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
Green Valley, Arizona
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Highway 70, Mile Marker 284, Hondo, NM
+1 575-653-4062
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We came here in October of last year, and the Iris' were not in bloom, but they told us to come back in May and WOW am I glad we did! It was so beautiful! There were hummingbirds and butterflies and of course beautiful flowers...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Though you turn at MM 284 off Hwy 70, it is a bit down a narrow lane; easy to miss. Iris were no longer blooming, only saw the dead flowers and lots of weeds. The promised summer wild flowers were very sketchy at best. Found...More

1  Thank Blokzijl
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We grabbed some sandwiches in town and ate in the shade of some huge cottonwood trees surrounded by beautiful Iris flowers. A simple and calm respite from a busy vacation.

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I have had many chances to visit but this is the first time I was able to visit while the iris had this many blooms. I love that they have so many informed people working the grounds. The gift shop is amazing too!

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 2 May 2016

The plantings are done by availability and selection. Each plant has a description post, and you can take a map with you. The variety is unexpected, not only the beautiful iris of many types, but also Southwestern plants, even smoke trees. The art gallery is...More

Thank Mir2001
Reviewed 23 April 2016

The staff were inviting and friendly and very knowledgeable. They have a Hummingbird porch where you can just hang out and the hummingbirds will buzz all around one almost landed on my hand. The Gallery/Store is excellent and their prices are actually good unlike a...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 27 January 2016

It was the 2nd weekend of May and a perfect time to visit the Iris Farm. I was delighted to read all the different names for the varieties of irises. If you are looking to add new irises to your flower garden, this is the...More

Thank Love2ChaCha
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We really enjoyed this place. We stopped in and visited with the owner for quite some time. Our kids enjoyed seeing all the little snails running around and we loved how beautiful it was. We were there at a time that the flowers had already...More

Thank FamilyTraveler575
Reviewed 23 June 2015

We made an unscheduled stop in route to somewhere else along highway between Roswell and Ruidoso. Grounds are absolutely lovely and worth the stop. Do not judge by look from road. The gift shop is equally surprising. Donation for garden upkeep accepted which was well...More

Thank banana3tx
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We were here over Memorial Day weekend, and the place was breathtaking, with all kinds and colors of irises in bloom. It is a lovely oasis of calm in a most unexpected place. They have a catalogue, and you can pick out the plants you...More

Thank Janet F
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