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New Cayeux hybrids for 2014


Ordering from us is simple: all varieties are illustrated and can be bought online, or you can order by post or phone. We send orders by courier as bare rooted rhizomes from late June to mid October for immediate planting.


Cayeux Iris
Tel: (Freephone from the UK): 0800 096 4811
Non-UK English speakers: 0033 238 670 508
Email: info@iris-cayeux.com


our iris 'DOMINO NOIR' was entered for "Best plant of the Year" and won 2nd. place! We are so proud!  quite an achievement in England for a French breeder! Also, we received a Silver Gilt RHS medal for our stand. (go to Chelsea section for more information)


Our iris "CAPRICE DE STAR" received the prize for best pink iris and "BEL AVENIR" the prize for best late-flowering iris.

Cayeux varieties selected for 2014

19 tall bearded iris + 1 intermediate created by Richard Cayeux and 7 historic varieties introduced by his his father and great grandfather.

To the left you can see a slide show of the new creations for this year, on sale from our printed catalogue published late March and online from this website.

Our entire iris collection for 2014 including the top foreign varieties we are introducing is online...

Make sure to order the new varieties as soon as possible since the stock is limited!

Special award:

in 2012 Richard Cayeux proudly received the FOSTER MEMORIAL PLAQUE from the British Iris Society. This plaque is reserved as a special personal award to those who contribute to the advance of the genus Iris.

International exhibits 2014 + competition results:

FLORENCE 2014: In this most internationally famous competition 'CAPRICE DE STAR" won "best pink iris" and "BEL AVENIR" "best late flowering iris.


Download the new catalogue in pdf, it's free...

Our 2014 catalogue:


Our bearded iris printed catalogue can be ordered online or by telephone:                           Freephone from the UK :  0800 096 4811.

Price £4.15 including p&p. 644 varieties, more than 350 photos, 84 pages. click here to order it.  All the varieties are also on this site, fully illustrated, so you can order on line too.

We also sell Iris Sibirica, "Water"Iris and Ensata : see under OTHER IRISES on the menu across the top of this page.

You can download the pdf version for free : click here


Why order from Cayeux?

  • Our family has over 100 years of experience in breeding irises culminating in 2009 when the American Iris Society awarded Richard Cayeux the Warburton medal for his contributions to the genus Iris.
  • Our catalogue features, among the 650 iris varieties, some 170 iris hybrids created by four generations of the Cayeux family: wonderful combinations of colour and form, often hard to find elsewhere in Europe. 
Richard Cayeux