Bloom season at Schreiner’s Iris Gardens in Salem is fast approaching. Each year the 10-acre display gardens are open to the public free of charge. Make a tour of Schreiner’s Iris Gardens one of your springtime traditions. Schreiner’s is the nation’s largest retail grower of iris, with thousands of iris in bloom, from the deepest black to pure white, deep brick red to azure blue, glowing copper to velvety purple. The spectacle of row after row, field after field of brilliantly blooming flowers brightens the spirits and ignites the imagination. Maps and directions at this Schreiner link.