About Us

Hillcrest Gardens, owned and operated by Hooker and Bonnie J Nichols, grows a wide assortment of historical, as well as the newest tall bearded, median, and beardless irises (Louisiana and Spurias) from domestic and international iris hybridizers. Both Hooker and Bonnie are active hybridizers of bearded and Louisiana irises and maintain a commercial garden, as well as a home display garden. Hooker is the current President of the Median Iris Society, and Bonnie is the President of the Novelty Iris Society. They are both American Iris Society Emeritus Judges and travel extensively providing Judges Training and programs.

Hooker and Bonnie Nichols

Hooker and Bonnie Nichols