Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Founders of SIGNA Medal 2018


The American Iris Society
Announces
THE FOUNDERS OF SIGNA MEDAL
WILDWOOD WILLIE

This medal is restricted to species irises (SPEC) and is named to honor the founding members of the Species Iris Group of North American (SIGNA).

'Wildwood Willie'--image by Will Plotner

'Wildwood Willie' ( Michael Iler by Will Plotner, R. 2007) A seeding of I. milesii. Standards white veined and striped lavender; style arms dark lavender in center, white edges, dark lavender split tips, few white and lavender hairs on crest; falls white veined dark lavender and purple, red purple at end with thin white edge. Wildwood Gardens 2007. Honorable Mention 2011, Award of Merit 2014.

The World of Irises blog will be posting once a day all of the medal winners. The entire list of winners can be found at http://irises.org/About_Irises/Awards_Surveys/AIS_Awards.html, the AIS Encyclopedia and later in the AIS Bulletin, IRISES. Pictures can be found at http://wiki.irises.org/Main/InfoAwards2018.

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