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Annual Iris Show Held

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2014 Show Winners
Van Hook Family
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Bluegrass Iris Society held our annual Iris Show at the lower level of Lexington Green Mall on May 17. About 130 specimens were shown, with a huge public turnout. Click here to read about the winners, and scroll down the page to see a video of the Bluegrass Iris Society promoting the show on WKYT.

Public Iris Sale July 26

Bluegrass Iris Society will hold our annual Iris Rhizome Sale at the lower level of Lexington Green Mall on July 26. The event, starting at 10am, features hundreds of varieties of modern irises, available for less than $5 each!

The event will include education about how to grow and cultivate irises, and society members will be on hand to answer your questions. Come, and prepare to add to your garden!

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Our Mission

The purpose of the society shall be to promote an increased interest in all types of iris and the iris in general in the bluegrass area and to encourage and foster the culture and improvement of the iris, and to promote the interest of the youth in our area, the region and the American Iris Society (AIS).

For your enjoyment...

Below are some pictures from the gardens of our members and friends! Do you have some pictures you want to share? Email them to David.