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Members’ Wants & Offers

Members wants and offers are posted below. If you are a member and would like a post on this page, ...
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Ferdinand Cayeux Irises

Ferdinand Cayeux Irises I am trying to collect as many irises as possible bred by the French hybridiser Ferdinand Cayeux. ...
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Photo Competition Winter 2020

British Iris Society Iris Photo Competition Winter 2020 Following the large number of entries, we received for the on-line iris ...
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Seed Available

BIS Seed List 2019-2020 Non-members can now purchase seed from our latest annual list. To download, just click on the ...
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A quest for Suffolk raised irises—Steve Baker

Having had the idea planted in my mind recently by Sarah Cook (of Sir Cedric Morris fame) I am undertaking ...
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Dates for your diary

We are now tentatively planning events for 2021 and will post details here, on Facebook and in our news emails ...
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British Iris Society Awards for 2019

The British Iris Society is delighted to announce the following awards for 2019. The Dykes Medal is the supreme award of ...
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Malvern and Gardener’s World Live 2019

WMIG designed an impressive stand for Malvern showing Iridaceae through the year, with splendid exhibits cleverly showing Spring, Summer, Autumn ...
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New Registrar and New Seed Officer

The EC are delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Wilcox as the new BIS Registrar. She takes over from ...
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Plant Heritage honours Sarah Cook

Plant Heritage honours Sarah Cook, saviour of the Benton irises, with prestigious Brickell Award Plant Heritage has awarded Sarah Cook ...
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