Having had the idea planted in my mind recently by Sarah Cook (of Sir Cedric Morris fame) I am undertaking the challenge of collecting irises that were hybridized in my home county of Suffolk. As well as the well-known Sir Cedric Morris there are others that deserve to be collected and preserved alongside these. The…

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Unfortunately, Covid has meant the cancellation of our two shows in April & May 2021. We appreciate that this will disappoint, but it is beyond our control. Hyde Hall 24th April 2021 – cancelled Wisley Summer Show 29th May 2021 – cancelled   Members can still keep in touch via our facebook page and we…

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The British Iris Society is delighted to announce the following awards for 2019. The Dykes Medal is the supreme award of the BIS awarded annually to the most outstanding cultivar in the Dykes Trial that is of a sufficiently high standard. It was awarded to Olga Wells for her iris ‘Hever Castle’, this is Olga’s first…

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