Iris Park, one of the Mornington Peninsula’s most picturesque wedding venues, is accessed by a 300-metre long driveway that meanders through tranquil parklands and draws admiration from all who travel along it. As your wedding ceremony guests wend their way to the formal carpark at the rear of the property, they will be suitably impressed by your choice of gardens and grounds for your special day.
For the first 100 metres of the Iris Park driveway, rows of agapanthus that produce masses of blue flowers during the summer nestle on either side of an avenue created by tall, majestic pines and mature silver birches.
Further along, the driveway continues with a second avenue, whose sweeping curves are bordered by Australian flowering gums with drooping leafy branches displaying a range of brightly coloured flowers of various hues in mid-summer. The final section of the driveway changes character and delights with its borders of roses, salvias, hebes, agapanthus and spring-flowering crab-apples, all under a canopy of towering eucalypts.
The approach to the formal car park is dominated by a huge Manchurian pear tree along with a claret ash, Chinese weeping elm, liquidambar, pin oaks and dogwoods.
The diversity of flora in these three sections, coupled with the dappled light produced by the mature trees and the shifts in directionality provide extensive opportunities for unforgettable wedding photography.