Japanese Iris Awards 2021

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

This year two Payne Medals were given due to the COVID closers of the previous year and no awards were given in 2020.

‘Columbia Deep Water’ received 23 and ‘Dalle Whitewater’ received 17 votes of the total cast of 106

Columbia Deep Water
Columbia Deep Water

Introduced by Chad Harris 2013,
HM 2016, AM 2018

Dalle Whitewater

Introduced by Chad Harris 2011,
HM 2014, AM 2016

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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

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