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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W&MIG Garden visit – July 2nd, Coddington Vineyard, nr Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1JJ   W&MIG Garden visit – September 5th, Poole Cottage, Coppett Hill, Goodrich, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire HR9 6JH   BIS AGM and Garden visit – September 19th, Thenford Gardens and Arboretum, Thenford, Banbury OX17 2BX   W&MIG Members Lunch and Tea &…

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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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