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For the Love of Iris  — Online

For the Love of Iris — Online

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
1431 Waverley Street Palo Alto, CA 94301

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The iris was beloved by two remarkable Palo Alto women, Dora Williams and Elizabeth Gamble. Learn how their passion for these stately, fragrant flowers became the signature of their gardens nearly a century ago and how we continue to enjoy them today. Join Betsy Fryberger for a fascinating look at the historic Williams garden on Homer Avenue which features many bearded iris introduced in the 1930s. In her talk, she will share photos and try to answer the question,
“Did Dora Williams and Elizabeth Gamble know each other?”

This program is co-hosted by Gamble Garden, The Woman’s Club of Palo Alto, and The Museum of American Heritage.

This class will be held via Zoom. Attendees can join with a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device. If you do not have a Zoom account, download Zoom and create a free account prior to the class. Gamble Garden will email all registered attendees the class Zoom link 1-2 days prior to the class.


Betsy Fryberger, former curator of prints and drawings at the Cantor Museum at Stanford, is an avid gardener who is especially interested in historic gardens. She has been a dedicated volunteer in the garden for many years at both The Museum of American Heritage (MOAH) and the Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden.


Free, Registration required. Please register below.

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