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Each year members of the Society for Japanese Iris vote a popularity poll. Following in order are photos of our favorites for the year 2018.
‘Lion King’ (Bauer/Coble 1996) a fine 9 fall iris came in first with the most votes.
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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
Introduced by Bob Bauer and John Coble 2008
HM 2012, AM 2016
Payne Medal 2018
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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.
Pat and Flora find some Japanese bloom
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