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Annual Iris Sale July 25

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2015 Show Winners
Van Hook Family
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Want to expand your collection of irises? Join BGIS members on the lower level of Lexington Green Mall on July 25 as we hold our annual Iris Rhizome Sale.

Open to the public from 10am to 2pm, the sale is a GREAT opportunity to get top-quality modern irises at ridiculously low prices.

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Iris Show 2015 Results

The BGIS Annual Iris Show was held on May 9, 2015, and we had a great turnout from competitors and the public alike.

Top honors went to the Van Hook family for their Queen of Show entry "Early Girl," pictured to the right. Click here to read more...

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 our president and VP, David Cupps and Sue Kirkman, featured on television this spring, promoting our annual iris show.