Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim Botanical Garden hosts hundreds of irises

With some park spaces opening back up to the public in the City of Sequim earlier this month, volunteers with the Sequim Botanical Garden say now is the time to focus on some irises.

Hundreds of the perennial flowers are blooming for the next few weeks in Carrie Blake Community Park near The James Center for Performing Arts’ band shell, volunteers said.

Peonies will come into bloom after that followed by lavender and dahlias, they added.

However, visitors are reminded the garden is not for cutting.

City of Sequim officials said social distancing practices must occur when encountering others, and face masks or coverings must be used in any situation when social distancing is not possible.

For more information about the garden, visit

Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

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