Japanese Iris Awards 2018

Every year the Judges of The American Iris Society vote for irises that we would like to recommend for the public.

This year’s 2018 Japanese Iris Awards

Payne Medal with 18 votes of 98 cast

‘Kimono Silk’

Kimono Silk
Kimono Silk

Introduced by Bob Bauer and John Coble 2008
HM 2012, AM 2016
Payne Medal 2018
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Society For Japanese Iris Convention 2011

Society for Japanese Iris Convention arriving at the host gardens in Portland, Oregon, June 24 and 25, 2011 found that the bloom had been delayed by a cold spring. Mt Pleasant Iris Farm keeping weather records for several decades stated that this was the latest bloom season experienced. Notice the earlier Tall Bearded iris in the background are still in bloom.

Sisters, Pat and Flora find some bloom at the 2011 SJI Convention
Pat and Flora find some Japanese bloom

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Hello Japanese Iris Lovers

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The Review of the Society for Japanese Irises
The Review

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