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Ferdinand Cayeux Irises I am trying to collect as many irises as possible bred by the French hybridiser Ferdinand Cayeux. If any members have any irises that they either know or suspect to be Ferdinand Cayeux introductions (including those introduced posthumously by his son Rene) then please contact me on somersetlawnranger@gmail.com At present I can…

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British Iris Society Iris Photo Competition Winter 2020 Following the large number of entries, we received for the on-line iris competition we held in May, we have decided to hold another. This show will be open to BIS members and also to members of the five BIS Groups. The classes are as follows: Class 1.…

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BIS Seed List 2019-2020 Non-members can now purchase seed from our latest annual list. To download, just click on the icon: If you have any difficulties or questions, please contact Christine who will be pleased to assist. seed@britishirissociety.org.uk An order form can be found here.

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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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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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