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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We are now tentatively planning events for 2021 and will post details here, on Facebook and in our news emails to members as things become clear. Hyde Hall 24th April 2021 Wisley Summer Show 29th May 2021 Annual General Meeting 16th Sept 2021 This will be held at Otford in Kent and will be part…

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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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