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Presented by South Canterbury Iris Group

Saturday 9th May 2020

Weston Hall

Main Street, Weston, Oamaru

Commencing 9.30 am with morning tea

  • Speakers
  • Workshops on different iris groups
  • Raffles and Sales table
  • Morning tea and afternoon tea and lunch provided

All Welcome

Book Release – Why Irises?

Book Release – Why Irises?

It’s here, the eagerly awaited and definitive book on irises; many Iris lovers have waited a long time for Gwenda Harris to put pen to paper and give the world the benefit of her huge experience growing these amazing plants.

Gwenda is widely respected for her intimate knowledge of Irises and has travelled worldwide following her passion. Her talks and demonstrations have entranced audiences throughout the country and encouraged many to look further into the breeding, growing and showing this wonderful plant.

The combination of Stephanie Boot as editor with assistance from Tony Hall, with beautiful photographs by Gwenda, Stephanie, Judith Neilson, Graham Menary and Alistair Boot makes this a book to cherish. Why Irises is not limited to just tall bearded varieties but encompasses all the other members of the genus too. Gwenda, Stephanie and Tony are all well known in the iris world and have all travelled to lecture or to judge irises in worldwide competition.

This is a book for every iris lovers shelf, the stories of travels, talks given and general helpful hints contained within, make it a must have.

It’s available from the publisher Alspix Studios email at a cost of NZD$35 a copy plus postage as follows:-

New Zealand wide $6.50
Australia $12.00
USA $22.00
Europe $22.00

Other countries by arrangement.

To order please fill on the order form below and make full payment to the South Canterbury Iris Groups bank account # 03 0887 0290597 00 using your name as the reference.

Books will be dispatched in the order payments are received and as this is a limited edition be early to avoid missing out.

Why Irises Book Order Form

Payment Made to South Canterbury Iris Groups bank account?

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Annual Convention 2019

Annual Convention 2019

This year the South Canterbury Iris Group is hosting the Annual NZ Iris Society Convention in Timaru from Friday 15 to Monday 18 November 2019.

Registrations are open and you can check all the details by clicking the button.

New website launched

New website launched

Welcome to the new NZ Iris Society website.

While much of the information will be the same as we slowly update it, we hope the new look is more appealing, that you can find your way around easily still, and importantly view our website on any device.

Please contact us if you have any problems with any pages.