Monday, December 6, 2021

IRISES: The Bulletin of the AIS - Fall 2021 Edition

 By Andi Rivarola

A warm welcome to those who are seeing IRISES, the Bulletin of The American Iris Society for the first time. If you are a member of The American Iris Society I hope you enjoy this new issue.

The Fall 2021 issue of the AIS Bulletin already available online, accessible via the Emembers section of the AIS website. The print copy has been mailed via the U.S. Post Office. On the cover, Dykes Medal Winner, 'Daring Deception' pictured below, by Thomas Johnson (2012 TB), and also enclosed below, co-winner, Dykes Medal Winner, Reckless Abandon' by Keith Keppel (2010 TB).

Note: to access this area of the website you must have a current AIS Emembership. (AIS Emembership is separate from the normal AIS membership.) Please see the Electronic Membership Information area of the AIS website for more details.

Enjoy the images of all the AIS 2021 Award Winners on pages 2 to 5.

Two president messages on this issue: on page 10, outgoing president Jody Nolin says adieu to us. And, on page 11, incoming president Andi Rivarola says, "How did it come to this"?

We have a long list go members who have gone too soon on Remembering Friends on pages 12 through 15.

Be sure to read through the National Convention 2022 pages starting on page 20 and detailed information on pages 21 through 24.

An invitation to the 2022 Siberian/Species Iris Convention on page 26, and registration form on page 27.

Section Happenings start on page 28 and ends on page 31.

A delightful article called Bulbous Iris: More Colors for your Garden is on pages 32 — 37. 

Please read Iris Botany and Geography by Sylvain Ruaud, a reprint from this very blog on pages 49 — 52.

The upcoming Ackerman Youth Essay Contest 2022 is announced on page 53.

And lastly, the entire list of AIS 2021 Award Winners is on pages 54 — 62.

More beautiful pictures on the AIS Award Winners are on pages 62 — 67.

There's a lot more to see and read in this edition of IRISES, either in digital or print formats.

Not a member of The American Iris Society? Please see our website for information about becoming one:

Happy Gardening!

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