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BIS Virtual Summer Show 2021
Welcome to our Virtual Summer Show.
Members have kindly sent in photographs which you can see under the different class headings. Please use the navigation buttons above. The BIS judges have made their decisions based on similar criteria to an actual show. Likewise, members have also chosen and you will find the results below along with the original invitation:
|1st||59||Iris 'Scrambled' MTB||Barbara-Jean Jackson|
|2nd||53||Iris attica||Christine Jarvis|
|3rd||65||Iris 'Calligrapher' IB||Jill Whitehead|
|1st||65||Yellow seedling||Barry Emmerson|
|2nd||81||Iris 'Daughter of Stars'||Karen Saunders|
|3rd Joint||63||Iris 'Draco'||Clare Waight Keller|
|3rd Joint||60||Iris 'Darley Dale'||John Mullen|
|1st||63||Iris 'Weinkoenigin'||Julie Scott|
|2nd||73||Iris 'Blueberry Pie'||Fern Harden|
|3rd||62||Iris 'Clara Ellen'||Christine Jarvis|
|1st||50||Iris 'Lincolnshire Grace'||Julie Scott|
|2nd||53||seedling 2||Anthony Chu|
|3rd||54||TB seedling||Julie Scott|
|1st||60||Iris 'Benton Olive'||Julie Scott|
|2nd||61||Iris 'Benton Old Madrid'||Julie Scott|
|3rd||58||Iris 'Rajah'||Sue Griffith|
|1st||64||Iris variegata var. reginae||Barbara-Jean Jackson|
|2nd||50||Iris milesii||Judi Deakin|
|3rd||74||Iris schachtii||Brenda Nickels|
|Class 6||55||Judi Deakin|
|Class 2||51||Iris 'Annabel Jane'||John Mullen|
|Class 5||58||Iris 'Rajah'||Sue Griffith|
|Class 6||64||Iris variegata var.reginae||Barbara-Jean Jackson|
The original invitation:
This show will be open to all members of the BIS
Classes are as follows;
Class 1. Any bearded iris except Tall Bearded.
Class 2. A Tall Bearded iris.
Class 3. Any type of Beardless iris.
Class 4. A seedling iris that you have bred yourself (Bearded or Beardless). Judges
will be looking for seedlings worthy of a Seedling Commendation which will make
them eligible for BIS trials.
Class 5. Any Historic iris (Bearded or Beardless), pre 1959.
Class 6. Any Species iris or other Iridaceae (e.g. Gladiolus etc.)
We would welcome other iris related photos which can be displayed alongside the
competition, these would not be judged.
Exhibitors may submit up to 3 entries per class.
For classes 1 - 5 please send 2 photos per entry, 1 of the whole stem and another of
a close up of a bloom on the stem. That way the judges can do a similar job to that at
one of our normal iris shows.
Give the name of the varieties you are entering unless they are seedlings.
Do not use photoshop.
Photos must have been taken during the 2021 flowering season and not have been
entered in our previous virtual or live shows.
Send your entries to email@example.com by the 26th June 2021
Entries will be numbered so that they are anonymous when they are judged.
BIS judges will be asked to make their choices.
Members are encouraged to view entries in the member's area of the website and
may vote for their favourite by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org with name and number of
We would like to use any photos submitted for publicity purposes, e.g. Newsletter,
Yearbook or Facebook. Please let us know if you are not happy with that.