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The 2023 AIS National Convention Favorite Guest Irises

The AIS national meeting ballot for favorite guest iris allows each registrant the privilege of voting for up to fifteen outstanding guest iris. Eligibility is restricted to registered iris, introduced or not introduced, which are official convention guest iris. They must be listed in the meeting’s program book and must have been seen growing and in bloom on the meeting’s official garden tour. The meeting’s official list of Favorite Guest Iris is made up of the 15 varieties receiving the highest number of votes. There were 49 Guest Iris Hybridizers' irises reperesented at the Dallas Convention.

Reed Garden

Reed Garden

Left: Guest Iris Bed at the Reed Garden.

Right: Judges Garden Training at the Schneider Garden.

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The 15 Favorite Guest Irises Gallery

The American Iris Society hopes you enjoy scrolling through the gallery.
To provide you with additional information, each Iris is linked to its cultivar page in the Encyclopedia, just click on the caption or photo.

'Phasers On Stun', TB
60 Votes
Douglas Kanarowski
Phasers On Stun
'Lucky Dragon', AB(OGB-)
54 Votes
Richard Tasco
Lucky Dragon
'Delldicated', TB
53 Votes
Tom Burseen
'Gilded Chocolate', TB
46 Votes
Lynda Miller
Gilded Chocolate
'Cowboy Boots', TB
43 Votes
Michael Sutton
Cowboy Boots
'Witchy Woman', TB
42 Votes
Howard Dash
Put Another Nickel In
'Barbeque', TB
40 Votes
Tom Burseen
'Decked Out', TB
39 Votes
Tom Burseen
Decked Out
'Don't Doubt Dalton', TB
37 Votes
Tom Burseen
'Panic Attack', AB(OGB-)
34 Votes
Thomas Johnson
Panic Attack
'Sheer Panic', TB
32 Votes
David Toth
Sheer Panic
'What A Beauty', TB
30 Votes
Joseph Ghio
What A Beauty
'Rocky Racoon', BB
29 Votes
Larry Lauer
Rocky Racoon
'Mind Blowing', TB
27 Votes
Thomas Johnson
Mind Blowing
'Come To Life', TB
23 Votes
Thomas Johnson
Come To Life


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Doug Chyz September 2023
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IMG_6679.JPGJPG IMG_6679.JPG manage 4 MB 20 Sep 2023 - 12:32 DougChyz Guest Iris Bed Reed Garden
Topic revision: r4 - 03 Oct 2023, DougChyz
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