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#1 June, 1920<br />

The Culture <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es in the United States<br />

American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> (AIS) BULLETINS<br />

TABLES OF CONTENTS<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Culture for the Mountain and Plains Region, D. M. Andrews 5<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in Minnesota, W.F. Christman................................ 7<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es on the Pacific Coast, Mrs. Jennett Dean ................. 8<br />

Culture in Illinois, William, A. Peterson.......................... 9<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in California, Carl Purdy......................... ............... 10<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in Massachusetts, Grace Sturtevant 12<br />

Adventures with American <strong>Iris</strong>es, Louise Beebee Wilder 13<br />

Various Notes on Culture ................................................. 15<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Charter Members................................ ................ 23<br />

Index ........... .................................................................... 30


#2 January, 1921<br />

Garden <strong>Iris</strong>es Past and Present<br />

The Development <strong>of</strong> the Tall Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es in the 19th Century, Ernest H.<br />

Krelage, Haarlem, Holland....................................... 3<br />

Sir Michael Foster and his <strong>Iris</strong>es, Sir Arthur Hort, Newlands, England 15<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Ricardi as a Parent, F. Denis, Balaruc, France......... 25<br />

Present Favorites and Future Prospects, Sidney B. Mitchell, Berkeley, Calif 27<br />

Notes from my Hybridization Records, Grace Sturtevant, Massachusetts 28<br />

Garden Effects, R. S. Sturtevant..................................... 30<br />

Australian Notes, G. H. Francis, Melbourne, Victoria... 33<br />

The Effect <strong>of</strong> Quarantine 37, Mrs. Jennett Dean, Moneta, Calif. 34<br />

What we Value in a Variety, R. S. Sturtevant, Massachusetts 35<br />

An Informal Symposium ................................................ 37<br />

Varieties registered in The Flower Grower, August to December 1920, inc1usive 38<br />

Life Members ................................................................. 41<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Members, Additions June 1, 1920 to Jan. 1, 1921 42, 43, 44<br />

Index to Breeders and Varieties Used for Breeding....... 45


#3 June, 1921<br />

Sir Michael Foster<br />

Sir Michael Foster, John C. Wister.................................. 3<br />

Seedlings Raised by Sir Michael Foster.......................... 4<br />

A Letter from Sir Michael Foster to Sereno Watson, 1890 5<br />

The Development <strong>of</strong> the <strong>Iris</strong>, An Interview..................... 7<br />

What Our Gardens Owe to his Work, R.S. Sturtevant .... 12<br />

Letter from W. Caparne................................................... 14<br />

Vilmorin's Orchid-flowered <strong>Iris</strong>es, S. Mottet .................. 17<br />

Visits to <strong>Iris</strong> Nurseries and Gardens, John C. Wister ...... 20<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> as Crude Drug, Helen E. Ricketts ............................. 27<br />

List <strong>of</strong> the Fertility <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Varieties, A. J. Bliss .............. 28<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Members (additional for 1921) ............................ 30


#4 January, 1922<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Checklist (Abbreviated List)<br />

This <strong>Iris</strong> Checklist was originally prepared for inclusion in the Catalogue <strong>of</strong> Standardized Plant<br />

Names, now in preparation by the American Joint Committee on Horticultural Nomenclature, and<br />

is published in advance with the consent <strong>of</strong> that Committee in order to facilitate its checking and<br />

correction. The great volume <strong>of</strong> the Official Catalogue <strong>of</strong> Standardized Plant Names in which it<br />

will be included is to appear in April, 1922, and will include accurate determinations, both<br />

scientific and "common," <strong>of</strong> all plant material in horticultural commerce in the United States.<br />

Members <strong>of</strong> the American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> may obtain this volume immediately upon publication at a<br />

favorable reduction in price, through prompt correspondence with the Secretary.


#5 May, 1922<br />

Symposium<br />

Members <strong>of</strong> the Jury....................................................... 2<br />

Notice to Members .................................... .................... 2<br />

Foreward, John C. Wister.......................... .................... 3<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Chairman. C.P. Connell............................ 4<br />

Instructions to Jurors ..................................... ................ 5<br />

Introduction .................. ................................................. 6<br />

Alphabetical List <strong>of</strong> all Varieties Rated ......................... 8<br />

Tall Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es arranged in order <strong>of</strong> merit ............... 23<br />

The Relative Value <strong>of</strong> Varieties <strong>of</strong> Similar Coloring, R.S. Sturtevant 28<br />

Intermediate <strong>Iris</strong>es arranged in order <strong>of</strong> merit................ 30<br />

Dwarf Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es...................................................... 31<br />

Miscellaneous <strong>Iris</strong>es ....................................................... 32<br />

Why a Symposium? R.S. Sturtevant ............................. 33


#6 October, 1922<br />

Description <strong>of</strong> Varieties, Part I<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>. A Poem, W. H. Bliss ............................................... 3<br />

International Conference at Paris, John C. Wister.......... 4<br />

At the London and Paris Exhibitions, John C. Wister.... 5<br />

Color in the<strong>Iris</strong>Family, J, Marion Shull.......................... 11<br />

Color Standards and Nomenclature, An Explanation, R.S. Sturtevant 12<br />

The Data Card for descriptions....................................... 17<br />

Descriptions <strong>of</strong> Varieties, Part I ..................................... 22<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Varieties described.............................................. 38


#7 January, 1923<br />

Description <strong>of</strong> Varieties, Part II<br />

European Visits in 1922, John C. Wister........................ 3<br />

An Appreciation <strong>of</strong> Some American Seedlings, A. J. Bliss 13<br />

On Discarding <strong>Iris</strong>es, W. J. Caparne ...................... :...... 15<br />

Bud Development in <strong>Iris</strong>, J. Marion Shull ..................... 17<br />

Description <strong>of</strong> Varieties, Part II...................................... 20<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Varieties described............ ................................. 34<br />

List <strong>of</strong> 1923 Members to February 1st, whose names are not included in the<br />

Membership List........................................................ 35<br />

A fnrther Acknowledgement to our generous 1922 members 36<br />

Varieties Registered in the Flower Grower ................... 37<br />

Our Bulletins, their prices and contents.......................... 39


#8 October, 1923<br />

Alphabetical <strong>Iris</strong> Checklist<br />

Reprinted without change <strong>of</strong> page numbers from "Standardized Plant Names" by permission <strong>of</strong> the<br />

American Joint Committee on Horticultural Nomenclature, Harlan P. Kersey, Secretary, Salem,<br />

Mass.


#9 October, 1923<br />

William Mohr<br />

William Mohr and his work, Sydney B. Mitchell 3<br />

Notes on Hybridization from letters <strong>of</strong> William Mohr... 8<br />

Bulbous <strong>Iris</strong>es, with lists <strong>of</strong> recommended varieties from M. Hoog, R. W.<br />

Wallace, and others<br />

Spanish <strong>Iris</strong>es and English <strong>Iris</strong>es 10<br />

Dutch <strong>Iris</strong>es ........................................................... .. 15<br />

The Dutch <strong>Iris</strong> in California, Orpet ........... ............. 17<br />

Odd Bulbous <strong>Iris</strong>es, R. S. Sturtevant....................... 18<br />

By-Paths Among the <strong>Iris</strong>es, Mrs. E. P. McKinney......... 22<br />

Descriptions <strong>of</strong> varieties, Part III.................................... 25<br />

List <strong>of</strong> varieties described................. ......... ................... 43


#10 January, 1924<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es for the Amateur<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Family and its Native Representatives... ........... 3<br />

Practical Points, R.S. Sturtevant.................... ................. 5<br />

Sources <strong>of</strong> Information 5; Hints to Purchasers 5<br />

Selected Varieties 6; Diseases and Enemies 12<br />

Abnormal Development........................................... 14<br />

,Use in Ornamental Plantings, L. Philbert Lavenir (a free translation) 15<br />

Varying characteristics <strong>of</strong> Garden <strong>Iris</strong>es ......... ............... 20<br />

Hybridization, R. S. Sturtevant......................... .............. 24<br />

Growing the Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>, Marion Shull ......................... 30<br />

Field Culture, Mm. Bretin et Abrial ..................... .......... 32<br />

On Sowing <strong>Iris</strong> Seed, J. Marion Shull ............................. 34<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in the Garden.......................................................... 36<br />

Symposium <strong>of</strong> 1917-1918 Introductions, Clarence P. Connell 40<br />

The Work <strong>of</strong> the <strong>Society</strong>................................................ 42<br />

Cornell <strong>Iris</strong> Test Gardens, Austin W. W. Sand ............. 43<br />

N. Y. Botanical Test Garden ............ .............................. 45<br />

Tid-Bits, from various members....... .......... ................... 46<br />

Announcements ........................................... ................... 48<br />

General Index to all Bulletins...................... ................... 50


#11 May, 1924<br />

Beardless <strong>Iris</strong>es<br />

Beardless <strong>Iris</strong>es, A Review............ ............. ................... 3<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>es in the Garden ................................... 9<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Hybrids, W. R Dykes ................................................ 17<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Sibirica and its Relatives, W. R. Dykes (From The Garden) 22<br />

Siberian <strong>Iris</strong>es. ............................... (From The Garden, 1881) 25<br />

The Introduction and Hybridization <strong>of</strong> Beardless <strong>Iris</strong>es. Extracts from the<br />

artic1e by M. F. Laplace .......................................... 28<br />

New <strong>Iris</strong>es from the Commercial Growers Point <strong>of</strong> View. W. F. Engle 29<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Borer, Mrs. E. P. McKinney (From Horticulture) 31<br />

Tid-Bits 4th...................................................................... 33


#12 October, 1924<br />

Notes and Descriptions, Part IV<br />

The1924 lris Season, John C. Wister.............................. 4<br />

Hunting for Rare-bits. Ethel Anson S. Pickham............. 11<br />

1924 Observations, Frank W. Campbell ........................ 13<br />

Forcing the Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es, F1'tlllk W. Campbell .......... 14<br />

A Handbook <strong>of</strong> Garden <strong>Iris</strong>es, Review by John C. Wister 15<br />

Descriptions. Part IV ...................................................... 18<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Visits, 1924, R.S. Sturtevant .................................... 34


#13 December, 1924<br />

In Memoriam, Frank H. Presby<br />

A Classification <strong>of</strong> Garden I rises<br />

Memories <strong>of</strong> Frank H. Presby, R. S. Sturtevant ........... 5<br />

Some <strong>Historic</strong>al Notes on Classification........................ 7<br />

A Classification <strong>of</strong> Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es.................. ............... 8<br />

Lavender, self............................................................. 9<br />

Lavender bicolor (neglecta)........................................ 15<br />

Yellow, self................. .............................................. 18<br />

Yellow plicata............................................................. 19<br />

Yellow bicolor (variegata).......................................... 19<br />

Blended, self ........... ....................................... .......... 21<br />

Blended plicata .......................................................... 23<br />

Blended bicolor.......................................................... 23<br />

White, self..... ............................................................ 26<br />

White plicata.,............................................................ 27<br />

White bicolor(amoena) ....................... ...................... 28<br />

Tid-Bits........................................................................... 29


#14 January, 1925<br />

Bertrand H. Farr....... ...................................................... 3<br />

In Appreciation......................................... ..................... 7<br />

Bertrand Farr and Peonies, A. P. Saunders..................... 9<br />

Visits to Wyomissing, John C. Wister............................ 12<br />

"Farr’s Seedling <strong>Iris</strong>es", R. S. Sturtevant ....................... 16<br />

The American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>, History and Reports, 1920-1925 19<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer and Comparative Statement 1920-1924 32-33<br />

Constitution <strong>of</strong> the American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> ...................... 34<br />

Code <strong>of</strong> Nomenclature................ ................................... 35<br />

Official Standards <strong>of</strong> Registrations............ .................... 36<br />

Official White List.......................................................... 40<br />

Official Black List ........... .............................................. 42<br />

1924 Introductions and Registrations............................. 43<br />

Reports <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Bibliography, E.A.S. Peckham............... 51<br />

1924 Bibliography <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Literature, Compiled by E. A. S. Peckham.. 52<br />

Impressions <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es Seen Abroad in June, 1924, Mrs. Silas B. Waters 59<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Calendar for California (1924) E. O. James....... 65<br />

ANNOUNCEMENTS .................................................... 66<br />

Officers, 1925 ............................................ .................... 68


#15 April, 1925<br />

Some <strong>Iris</strong>es <strong>of</strong> the Future. Sydney B. B. Mitchell, Calif. 3<br />

True Judgment and False. B. Y. Morrison, D. C. .......... 6<br />

Why Concentrate on Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es? Sherman R. Duffy, Ill. 8<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Calendar for Texas. Mrs.J. W. Larned .............. 11<br />

The Resistance o£ Protoplasm. Dr. W. McL. Ayres, Ohio 12<br />

The New York Test Garden. E.A.S. Peckham ............... 13<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Contributors ................................................... 14<br />

Record <strong>of</strong> Plantings in Alphabetical Garden ....... 15<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Project at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Dr. George M. Reed. 22<br />

The Show Garden at New Rochelle, N. Y...................... 25<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Visits, 1924 (Part II). R. S. Sturtevant, Mass........... 26<br />

Tid-Bits 7 th ...................................................................... 31<br />

Exhibition Announcements, etc. .................................... 37<br />

Officers, 1925 ................................................................. 37<br />

What we <strong>of</strong>fer our members ................. ,........................ 38<br />

$100.00 <strong>of</strong>fered for the Best <strong>Iris</strong> by Robert Wayman .... 40


#16 July, 1925<br />

A Report on Sterility in <strong>Iris</strong>es<br />

Louise A. Cover, Marjorie R. Swabey, & A.B. Stout


#17 October, 1925<br />

]apanese <strong>Iris</strong>es, B. Miyazawa, Japan ............................... 3<br />

White <strong>Iris</strong>es, F. Denis, France ....................... ................. 6<br />

Some <strong>Iris</strong>es <strong>of</strong> Herault, W.R. Dykes, England ................ 10<br />

Tid-Bits 9 th ....................................................................... 12<br />

1925 Notes.................................................................. 13<br />

From Frank W. Campbell, Michigan ....................... 16<br />

From J.C. Wister ...................................................... 18<br />

From E.O. James, California.................................... 22<br />

From Sherman R. Duffy, Illinois ............................. 22<br />

Odd Notes from various sources.............................. 24<br />

Notes on Beardless <strong>Iris</strong>es ................... ..................... 26<br />

Convenient Planting for the Nursery and Show Garden 27<br />

Black List Discussion .............................. ....................... 29<br />

On Policies ......................................... ....................... 30<br />

On <strong>Iris</strong> Troubles and Practices ................................... 36<br />

Brevities. ................................................. ....................... 37<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Mrs. Marion Cran, H.S. Jackson, Indiana ................. 39<br />

Suggestions From and To Members.................. ............. 40


#18 January, 1926<br />

Les <strong>Iris</strong> dans les Jardins, Henri Correvon. A Review and Extracts 3<br />

1925Activities. Meetings <strong>of</strong> the Directors, Annual Meeting 5<br />

Officers 1920-1926 7<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer, Oct. 30, 1925............................. 9<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the President .... ........ ......................... ............ 9<br />

(On page 12. lines 3 and 4, read Jan. 1. 1926, instead <strong>of</strong> Nov. 1. 1925.)<br />

1925 Exhibitions.............................................................. 12<br />

Reports <strong>of</strong> Trial Gardens.<br />

New York Botanical Garden, Mrs. W.H. Peckham .. 15<br />

Springfield, Mass., Charles M. Ladd............................... 17<br />

NewRochelle, Mrs. W.H. Peckham........................... 17<br />

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, George M. Reed ............. 18<br />

Display Garden Policy and Authorized Forms <strong>of</strong> Agreement 20<br />

Cincinnati Section, By-Laws and Meeting...................... 24<br />

1925 Bibliography, Mrs. W.H. Peckham ........................ 26<br />

Behavior <strong>of</strong> lris Foliage in Winter, David Petrie, Idaho.. 31<br />

1925 Introductions and Registrations (with corrections from 1924) 32<br />

Tid-Bits, 10th, Edited by Sherman R. Duffy................... 37<br />

The Right Spirit. A Letter from a Member...................... 41<br />

Symposium ............. ........................................................ 41<br />

Brevities........................................................... ............... 44<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Trials at Wisley ......................................................... 46<br />

Annual Meeting ............................................................... 47<br />

NOTICE........................................................................... 48


#19 April, 1926<br />

W. R. DYKES<br />

W. R. Dykes, M. A., L-es-L.<br />

Secretary <strong>of</strong> the Royal Horticultural <strong>Society</strong> ............ 3<br />

R.W. Wallace............. ............................................... 4<br />

A.J. Bliss .................................................................... 5<br />

P. Murrell ................................................................... 6<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Excursion. W.R. Dykes ...................................... 7<br />

A Dalmatian <strong>Iris</strong> Hunt, W.R. Dykes............................... 10<br />

The Juno <strong>Iris</strong>es. W.R. Dykes ......................................... 16<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es for the Rock Garden, W.R. Dykes ........................ 20<br />

Introductions From the Garden <strong>of</strong> Mr. Dykes ................ 23<br />

Writings <strong>of</strong> the Late W. R. Dykes on <strong>Iris</strong>es.................... 27<br />

Various Notes ..................................... ........................... 32<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer, 1925......................................... 34<br />

Statement <strong>of</strong> Financial Conditions, Dec. 31,1925.......... 35<br />

Fertility Records ............................................................. 36<br />

Field Day Suggestions............................... ........... ........ 38<br />

Exhibition Announcements ............................................ 38


#20 July, 1926<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>of</strong> Gerard's Herball, B. Y. Morrison ................. 3<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Combinations, Mrs. E.A.S. Peckham....................... 9<br />

Problems in <strong>Iris</strong> Development, J. Marion Shull ............. 10<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Exhibitions, 1926, Mrs. J. Edgar Hires .................. .. 16<br />

Tid-Bits, 11th, Sherman Duffy, Ill ................................. 23


#21 October, 1926<br />

Sterility in Apogon and Pogon iris, F. B. Moore, A. B. Stout 3<br />

Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es Studied.<br />

Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es Record for Hand Pollinations.<br />

Miscellaneous Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es.<br />

Results with Japanese.<br />

Some <strong>of</strong> the Best Hearded <strong>Iris</strong>es, G. L. Pilkington . 20<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Flavissima, Pallas, A Resume by B. Y. Morrison, K.A. Ugrinski 25<br />

Planting an <strong>Iris</strong> Garden, George Dillistone ................... 33<br />

Tid-Bits 12th, Sherman R. Duffy ................................... 35


#22 January, 1927<br />

Exhibition Policy and :Management 3<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the President, 1926 ................................... 18<br />

Activities during 1926 23<br />

Annual Meetings....................................................... 26<br />

Report from the Trial Garden, R. S. Sturtevant........ 28<br />

1926 Bibliography <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Literature, E. A. S. Peckham 32<br />

A Report on Sterility in 65 Dwarf Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es, Robert A. Greene<br />

and A. B. Stout ........................................... ........ 40<br />

1926 Introductions and Registrations (with corrections) 44<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> versicolor in Northern Ontario, Edgar Anderson 47<br />

Brevities, Dykes Memorial Fund ................................ 48<br />

Membership List. 1926 additions ......................... ..... 52<br />

Carrying Quality in <strong>Iris</strong>es, R. S. Sturtevant........... ..... 57<br />

Notice .................................................................. ........ 59<br />

Officers 1927. Annual Meeting 60


#23 April, 1927<br />

Dedicated to the Memory <strong>of</strong> Arthur Hoyt Scott<br />

Arthur Hoyt Scott ............................................... ........... 3<br />

In Memoriam, J. C. Wister ........................ .................... 4<br />

Rose Valley, R. S. Sturtevant ............................. ........... 5<br />

The Future <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Breeding, Sydney B. Mitchell 8<br />

Is Scientific Research Necessary? A. E. Walter 13<br />

From a letter to J. C. Wister. A. E. Waller 17<br />

Test Garden Reports and Needs.<br />

New York Botanical Garden. E. A. S. Peckham ....... 22<br />

Dwarf Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es.......................................... ........... 23<br />

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Dr. George M. Reed....... 24<br />

Display Garden at New Rochelle ............................. 25<br />

Missouri Botanical Garden........................... ........... 26<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Susiana. Frederick Bauer (Translated by B. Y. Morrison) 32<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es <strong>of</strong> the Regelia and Oncocyclus Groups. E. Nussbaumer<br />

(Translated by B. Y. Morrison)........... ........... ........ 34<br />

Everblooming <strong>Iris</strong>es. M. Denis (Translated by S. B. Mitchell) 37<br />

Our Bulletins..................................... ................. ........... 38<br />

To Read or Not-to-read. R. S. Sturtevant ........... ........... 41<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Shows, 1927 ................................................. ........... 43<br />

Notice .................................................................. ........... 45<br />

Annual Meeting ................................ ........ 45<br />

Special Notice................................................................. 47


#24 July, 1927<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> --- Honors to Mr. Wister ..................................................... 3<br />

European <strong>Iris</strong> Notes - 1927, F. Cleveland Morgan 5<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Exhibitions - 1927. Mrs. J. Edgar Hires, Chairman 11<br />

Ashland, Va., Belvidere, Ill., Berkeley, Calif., Chestnut Hill, Mass., Columbus, Ohio,<br />

Freeport, Ill., Goodland, Ind., Harrisburg, Pa., Indianola, Ia., Lynchburg, Va., Montchanin,<br />

Del., New Rochelle, N. Y., Omaha, Neb., Oskaloosa, Ia., Redfields, Calif.,<br />

Richmond, Va., Sioux City, Ia., Washington, D. C., Yardville, N. J., York, Pa.<br />

Reglio-cyclus <strong>Iris</strong>es in Canada. W. E. Saunders .......... 27<br />

To Read or Not-to-Read ......................................... 28<br />

Tid-Bits 13 th .................................................................... 30<br />

Notice ................. ................................................. .......... 41<br />

Officers 1927 ....................................................... .......... 42


#25 October, 1927<br />

On Early Dwarf Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es<br />

On Early Dwarf Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es. R. S. Sturtevant .............................. 3<br />

Species <strong>of</strong> the Early Flowering Section. W. J. Caparne 6<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Hybrid Alpine <strong>Iris</strong> sold by the <strong>Iris</strong> Plant and Bulb Co.<br />

W. J. Caparne 7<br />

Old <strong>Iris</strong> Names; Duplications and Needed Search. A. H. Wright 9<br />

The Stately <strong>Iris</strong>-An Ornament to any Garden. Frances Duncan 24<br />

Tid-Bits 14 th ............................ ...................... ................. 27<br />

Notes from E. O. James, Calif................. ................. 27<br />

The Chemical Acceleration <strong>of</strong> Flowering ........ ........ 32<br />

From Mrs. Joyce, Kenya Colony............................... 33<br />

From Mrs. Minnie E. Black, Illinois .............................. 33<br />

From Joseph Oertz, Belgium........................................... 33<br />

From Miss L. Hetzer, Massachusetts 34


#26 January, 1928<br />

1927 REPORTS<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the President. J. C. Wister ......... ..................... 3<br />

Charter and By-laws .. ............................... ..................... 7<br />

Officers-Regional Policy ........................... ..... ............... 15<br />

Activities during 1927 ............ .................. ..... ............... 16<br />

Annual Meeting ...................... .................. ..................... 18<br />

Science Series No.1<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Borer. Harry F. Dietz.......................... 20<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Borer. J. Marion Shull .......... ..................... 25<br />

1927 Studies Donald T. Ries ................... ..................... 28<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Questionnaire................................... .... .......... 29<br />

1927 Bibliography Mrs. W. H. Peckham ............ .......... 34<br />

Impressions and Comparisons <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es in California Gardens.<br />

Dr. Wylie McL. Ayres............................................... 45<br />

1927 Introduction and Registrations..................... .......... 50<br />

Awards.. ................................. ........................................ 53<br />

Tid-Bits 15th.<br />

From Mr. George Yeld, England ...................... 54<br />

From Mr. Blauvelt, N. Y........................... ............... 56<br />

From Dr. Ringueberg, N. Y. ........................................... 57<br />

From Countess Giulio Senni, Italy .................................. 60<br />

Annual Meeting-Preliminary Notice .............. ................ 65<br />

Notice to <strong>Iris</strong> Breeders.......................................... .......... 66<br />

Information and Seed Exchange...................................... 67<br />

Notice ................... ...................................... .................... 67<br />

Officers ................................................................... ........ 69


#27 April, 1928<br />

Garden Reports<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Roll-call, J. Marion Shull ................................... 3<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Test Gardens, E. A. S. Peckham, Chairman... 7<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es at Cornell ........................................................ 10<br />

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, George M. Reed ............ 16<br />

New York Botanical Garden .................................... 20<br />

Donors to Gardens.............................. ..................... 22<br />

Some Eastern <strong>Iris</strong> Gardens, Sydney B. Mitchell ............ 23<br />

Science Series No.2.<br />

Breeding Experiments, Clyde Chandler and A. B. Stout 31<br />

Writings <strong>of</strong> Sir Michael Foster - Bibliography, Ethel Anson S. Peckham 50<br />

Range in <strong>Iris</strong> Prices, Compiled by H. C. Skeels............. 52<br />

To-Read or Not-to-Read.......................................... 56<br />

Brevities............................... ............................ ............. 58<br />

Farr Memorial.............................. ............ ..................... 59<br />

Annual Meeting ................................. ..................... 60<br />

1928 Field Days in Vicinity <strong>of</strong> New York City.............. 61<br />

Exhibitions for 1928 ................................. .............. 62<br />

Bulletins............................... ............................ ............. 63


#28 July, 1928<br />

Symposium<br />

Why a Symposium, John C. Wister..... .......................... 5<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Jurors Voting............................ .......................... 8<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Symposium.Compiled by C. P. Connell .... ............. 9<br />

Comment by Color, R. S. Sturtevant..................... ........ 30<br />

The Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>, George M. Reed ............................... 40<br />

Garden Pictures, R. S. Sturtevant .................................. 51<br />

San Francisco.................................................................. 60<br />

A Timely Suggestion....................... .............................. 61<br />

Introductions and Registrations...................................... 62


#29 0ctober, 1928<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es!-And After? Ella Porter McKinney....................... 3<br />

Garden Pictures, 2.................................. R. S. Sturtevant 8<br />

1928 Exhibitions.......................................... Thura Hires 15<br />

Jaunting with the Judges.Ethel Anson S. Peckham........ 21<br />

Descriptions <strong>of</strong> Varieties, Part V........... R. S. Sturtevant 28<br />

Index to Varieties Described. ................ R. S. Sturtevant 39<br />

Science Series No.3.<br />

Chromosomes in <strong>Iris</strong> Species. ............A. E. Longley 43<br />

Root Growth in <strong>Iris</strong>...........................J. Marion Shull 56<br />

Tid-bits 16th. Edited by the Editor.<br />

Double Celeste......................................... ....... 60<br />

Cold Storage. John E. Hill............................... ........ 60<br />

European Notes: Countess Senni........................ 61<br />

Mrs. Lucius Hitchcock......................................... 63<br />

Joseph Aerts......................................................... 65<br />

Saskatchewan.C. F. Patterson................................... 65<br />

Idaho. David C. Petrie .............................................. 65<br />

Kansas. J. R. McLeland............................................ 66<br />

Experimental Gardens at Cornell ............................. 66


#30 January, 1929<br />

Officers, 1929 ................................................................. 2<br />

The Making <strong>of</strong> the Seal. B. Y. Morrison ....................... 4<br />

Some <strong>Iris</strong> Connotations. Mary Judson Averett .............. 6<br />

Sidelights on <strong>Iris</strong> Behavior. ................... J. Marion Shull 12<br />

Garden Pictures 3. A Wee Garden.......R. S. Sturtevant 15<br />

Fan Memorial Library. ...Richardson Wright, Chairman 18<br />

CHECK LIST-Subscription List Open........................... 22<br />

1928 REPORTS. From the President, J. C. Wister 23<br />

From Regional Vice-presidents, Mrs. Thomas Nesmith, Lowell Mass.;<br />

Mr. J. Howard Judson, Omaha, Neb. ................... 25<br />

From Test Garden Committee, Mrs. E. A. S. Peckham, Chairman; New York<br />

Botanical Garden; Cornell <strong>Iris</strong> Gardens; Brooklyn Botanic Garden; Missouri<br />

Botanical Garden; Morton Arboretum; Iowa State College at Ames; University<br />

<strong>of</strong> Minnesota; University ...............<strong>of</strong> Saskatchewan 28<br />

From Display Garden Committee, Mrs. Brewster B. Hoornbeek, Chairman;<br />

New Rochelle, Larchmont, and Mount Vernon, N. Y.; Stonington, Conn.;<br />

Durham, N. H.; Amherst, Cambridge, Haverhill, and Springfield, Mass.;<br />

New Brunswick and Orange, N. J.; Belleville, III,; Goodland, Ind.;<br />

Topeka, Kansas; Lincoln, Neb.; Duluth, Minn.; Milwaukee, Wis.;<br />

Goldsboro, N. C.; Columbia, .................................S. C. 40<br />

From Committee on Exchange <strong>of</strong> Rare Species, B. Y. Morrison, Chairman 44<br />

From Committee on Lantern Slides, Mrs. Silas B. Waters, Chairman 45<br />

1928 ACTIVITIES. ...................................... Annual Meeting 47<br />

Directors Meetings; Publications; Awards; Exhibitions; Research 49<br />

Catalogues <strong>of</strong> the Year. .........................R. S. Sturtevant 57<br />

Symposium Comments John E. Hill, J. Marion Shull... 60<br />

Tid-Bits 17th. English Awards and Notes; Moraea iridioides; <strong>Iris</strong> Watti;<br />

South Australia; <strong>Iris</strong> Borer; Belgium 62<br />

In Memoriam, "Sam" Burchfield, November 14, 1928 68<br />

To-Read or Not-to-Read. <strong>Iris</strong>es by F. F. Rockwell; The Problem <strong>of</strong><br />

Species in Northern Blue Flags by Edgar Anderson; Current Articles 68<br />

Notice ................................... ..................................... 71


#31 April, 1929<br />

Officers, 1929 ....................................................... ......... 2<br />

Judging the Judges. Franklin B. Mead ....................... 3<br />

Science Series, No.4.<br />

Breeding Work at the New York Botanical Garden.<br />

Clyde Chandler and A. B. Stout...................... 11<br />

1928 <strong>Iris</strong> Breeding Scholarship. Katie C. Kilpatrick and A. B. Stout 20<br />

Outline <strong>of</strong> 1929 Breeding Work.A. B. Stout ....... 29<br />

<strong>Table</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>. Ethel Anson S. Peckham ............................. 29<br />

Symposium Votes as an Index <strong>of</strong> Popularity. E. N. S. Ringueberg M.D. 32<br />

"No-Man's-Klatter." A Valentine to the Editor ............. 36<br />

Garden Pictures, 4. A Bordered Path.. R. S. Sturtevant 38<br />

1928 Bibliography. ..................Ethel Anson S. Peckham 41<br />

Tid-bits 18th. <strong>Iris</strong> tectorum - The <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> - Writings <strong>of</strong> W. R. Dykes-<br />

I. prismatica; Belgium - Notes from Massachusetts and Illinois - July Prospects 50<br />

To-Read or Not-to-Read. Addisonia, March, 1929; Current Articles 55<br />

Check List, Subscriptions Open ..................................... 56<br />

Notice. Annual Meeting-Test Gardens-Publications ...... 59


#32 July. 1929<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>es<br />

Officers, 1929 . ....... .... ........... ..... ............. .. .. 2<br />

100 Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>es, More or Less. George M. Reed 4<br />

The Significance <strong>of</strong> Japanese Names for <strong>Iris</strong>. Agnes L. Reed. 13<br />

Garden <strong>Iris</strong>es-Ratings. ..................Chas. E. F. Gersdorff 21<br />

Planting <strong>Iris</strong>es in the South. Willa Griffin Largent, Texas 23<br />

Science Series, No.5. Donald T. Ries, Ithaca, N. Y.<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Borer ........................................................ 27<br />

Verbena Bud Moth .............................. ........... 39<br />

1928 Notes <strong>Iris</strong>es, Beardless and Otherwise. J. R. McLeland, Kansas 47<br />

New <strong>Iris</strong>es at Freeport. Sherman R. Duffy ..................... 53<br />

Tid-Bits 19th. Notes on Ratings; <strong>Iris</strong> reticulata; I. sindjarensis 59<br />

Check List................................ ......... ......... ... .. ........... 65<br />

Notice. Test Gardens – Registrations – Publications ... 65


#33 October, 1929<br />

Officers, 1929 . ............................................... ..... ......... 2<br />

Science Series No.5. Dr. A. B. Stout....................... 3<br />

High Spots <strong>of</strong> an Eastern Trip. Howard Weed, Oregon 17<br />

Notes on the Symposium. "Digby Legard" .................... 22<br />

1929 Exhibitions. Mrs. J. Edgar Hires............................ 23<br />

Des Moines, Iowa; Duluth, Minn.; Great Barrington, Mass.; Lynchburg, Va.;<br />

Omaha, Neb.; Providence, R. I.; St. Paul, Minn.; Boston, Mass.; Chattanooga,<br />

Tenn.; Nashville, Tenn. C. P. Connell.<br />

A Few Lovely <strong>Iris</strong>es ... ................................................... 28<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es Abroad. In Rome Countess Senni....................... 34<br />

In England. Mrs. John T. Love ...................... ...... 35<br />

Display Garden at Birmingham, Ala. C. P. Connell 38<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Border in Kansas City. Mrs. Massey Holmes ... 40<br />

To-Read or Not-to-Read....................... ......................... 42<br />

Tid-Bits 20th. Errata; Exhibiting; Score Card; King Alfred's Jewel; Notes f<br />

rom Messrs, Mead, Meyer, and Schreiner; <strong>Iris</strong> at Hillcrest 43<br />

Notice. Test Gardens – Publications 53


#34 January, 1930<br />

THE WILD GARDEN<br />

IN MEMORIAM - JAMES BOYD<br />

James Boyd 1858-1929 ........... .............................. ........ 2<br />

In Appreciation. Pr<strong>of</strong>. A. P. Saunders ........................... 5<br />

Robert Sturtevant .......................... ............... 7<br />

1929 Report <strong>of</strong> the President. John C. Wister ...... ......... 9<br />

1929 Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer Richardson Wright ......... 13<br />

An Additional Thought from the Treasurer........... 15<br />

Ithaca Meeting ............. ..... ........................................ 17<br />

1929 Activities Awards ....................... ................ ......... 17<br />

The Wild Garden with emphasis on new American species. R. S. Sturtevant 19<br />

Lean Back and have a Flower Show. .................... Ethel Anson S. Peckham 31<br />

1929 Introductions................... ....................................... 36<br />

Code <strong>of</strong> Nomenclature. Repr. from Bulletin 18, Jan. 1925 42<br />

1929 Registrations ...................................................... 43<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es Akin. R. S. Sturtevant ........................... ............... 52<br />

NOTES: <strong>Iris</strong> Expedition; English <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>, Annual Meeting 57<br />

1930 Annual Meeting ..................................................... 57<br />

Notice: Test Gardens - Publications ................ ............... 59


#35 Apri1, 1930<br />

PUBLIC GARDENS.<br />

Officers 1930 ......... ........................................... .. .......... 2<br />

Test Gardens, 1929. Mrs. W. H. Peckham . .................... 3<br />

Display Gardens, 1929. Mrs. Brewster Hoornbeek......... 8<br />

Confessions <strong>of</strong> an <strong>Iris</strong> Lover. Mrs. Douglas Pattison..... 14<br />

Bibliography, 1929. Mrs. E. A. S. Peckham 21<br />

Science Series, No. 7 .................................................. 31<br />

Notes on <strong>Iris</strong> Troubles. B. O. Dodge & Marjorie E. Smith 31<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Behaviour. J. Marion Shull 40<br />

Tid-Bits 21st. Notes from Mrs. Hires; from Mrs. Clutton; <strong>Iris</strong>es in Cold<br />

Storage by J. Sass; Forcing Bulbous <strong>Iris</strong>es; Edited by the Holland<br />

Growers Association 43<br />

Notice--Test Gardens -- Publications ................ ............. 52


#36 July, 1930<br />

Officers .................................... ................................. 2<br />

Samuel W. Burchfield, 1870-1928............................ 4<br />

In Appreciation..................................................... 5<br />

E. B. Williamson, Mrs. Azro Fellows, R. V. Ashley, Thura Traux<br />

Hires, Harvey Whipple, Albert E. Green.. .......... 7<br />

Burchfield Introductions 1923-1927 ......................... 11<br />

Seraphin Mottet, his Work and Writings................... 12<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Visits in Southern California. Grace Sturtevant 15<br />

With Mr. Bliss and Dominion. Wylie McL. Ayres .. 20<br />

"<strong>Iris</strong> Fine."Sherman, L. Duffy ................................... 26<br />

Seen in Passing. ................................ Thura Truax Hires 36<br />

Symposium Notes. E. N. S. Ringueberg, M.D. 47<br />

Columbus <strong>Iris</strong> Show. E. H. Bretschneider 51<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong>-Clump Pan. E. H. Bretschneider....................... 54<br />

Flags is Flags 55<br />

Tid-Bits 24th. In Houston, Texas; In Washington, D. C.; Chicago Show;<br />

From Tokyo, Japan.................................... ............... 56


#37 October, 1930<br />

MORE TRAVELS.<br />

Officers .............. ....... ............................................... 2<br />

Jacob Sass and Wambliska................. ...................... 3<br />

Adventures <strong>of</strong> an <strong>Iris</strong> Hunter R. M. Cooley .................. 4<br />

Visit to France Ge<strong>of</strong>frey L. Pilkington........................... 14<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Visits (Northen California). Grace Sturtevant.......... 21<br />

Exhibitions-1930. Boston, Bridgeport, Duluth, Freeport; Highland Park,<br />

Ill.; Redlands, San Bernandino, Springfield, Mo.; Washington, D. C. Thura<br />

Truax Hires...................................................................... 27<br />

Regional Reports: California, Texas, Colorado, Minnesota 34<br />

Roman Notes. Countess Giulio Senni ............................. 41<br />

A. Renwick Blauvelt........................................................ 45<br />

Farr Memorial Library Reservations ............................... 46<br />

From New York...................... ........................................ 46<br />

Tid-bits 25th. Fall Bloom; Handy-kinks; the Sass Seedlings; Planting;<br />

Combinations; A Leavenworth Garden; Descriptions; <strong>Iris</strong> Borer; <strong>Iris</strong> Roll-Call etc.<br />

S. H. Duffy, Editor . ................................................ 47<br />

Score Card ....................................................................... 58


#38 July, 1930<br />

Intermediates. Comments by the Brothers Sass and Sherman Duffy 3<br />

E. H. Wilson ........ ..... ......... .............................. ........... 10<br />

Mrs. J. Otis Wardwell. Eleanor P. Jones 11<br />

California <strong>Iris</strong>. Lena M. Lothrop .................... .......... 12<br />

New <strong>Iris</strong>es seen in France and England during the 1930 season. Franklin<br />

B. Mead ................ .................................... .......... 19<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Visits, 1930 -- In Nashville and Cincinnati. Grace Sturtevant 30<br />

Adventures <strong>of</strong> an <strong>Iris</strong> Hunter, 2. R. M. Cooley .............. 41<br />

1930 Introductions.......... .... ..................................... 50<br />

1930 Registrations ............................... .......................... 58<br />

1930 Reports; President, Secretary, Treasurer ............... 67<br />

1930 Activities .... ..................................... 72<br />

Garden Pictures, 5. In Oklahoma. R. S. Sturtevant ........ 76<br />

Science Series No.8. The Relation between water loss, size and form in<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> flowers A. E. Waller............................... ........... 79<br />

Tid-bits 26th. Garden at La Grange, Ga. From Victoria; New Orleans;<br />

Florida. Is there an <strong>Iris</strong> Pres. Pilkington ? and other notes .. 83<br />

Notice................................... Bulletins ........... .......... 93<br />

Test Gardens .................. ............... ............... ............... 95


#39 April, 1931<br />

IRISES IN CANADA<br />

Arthur John Bliss, 1860-1931................... ........... .......... 3<br />

Notes on <strong>Iris</strong>es in Canada. F. Cleveland Morgan............ 4<br />

In Toronto. Mrs. P. M. Wallace.................... ...... .......... 12<br />

In Peterboro J. H. Callander .................... ........... .......... 17<br />

In Western Ontario. W. E. Saunders ............................... 19<br />

In Manitoba L. T. Chadwick .................. ................. 23<br />

Seedlings <strong>of</strong> the High Plains. L. T. Chadwick... ............. 28<br />

In Alberta. A. M. Patterson 31<br />

In Saskatchewan. C. F. Patterson............... 35<br />

On Vancouver Island. G. Buchanan Simpson ........ 39<br />

In British Columbia. Hubert Jones ................... .... 44<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Breeders' Gardens. A. E. Waller, Ohio .................... 47<br />

Travel Notes, 1931. Ethel Anson S. Peckham ................ 52<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Test Gardens, 1930. Ethel Anson S. Peckham 61<br />

1930--Annual Report, Display Garden Committee. Olive B. Hoornbeek,<br />

Chairman 68<br />

List <strong>of</strong> 1930 Donors to Display Gardens......................... 71<br />

Regional Reports: Idaho, California, Texas ........ .......... 72<br />

Bibliography, 1930 ............................... ............... .......... 74<br />

Tid-bits 27th. From Mr. McEachran, R. Jackson Hopper, Montreal; C.<br />

Bauckham, J. W. Grow, L. W. Cousins, Kenneth MacDonald, W. Miles,<br />

W. T. Macoun, Ontario; C. Berkley and J. C. Bennett, British Columbia; P. H.<br />

Gordon, Regina; Pr<strong>of</strong>. Bunting, Quebec; G. Dillistone, Tunbridge Wells.<br />

Collected by F. Cleveland Morgan....................... .......... 86<br />

Science Series No.9. <strong>Iris</strong> Behavior - Drouth (Drought) 1930. J. Marion Shull 105<br />

Exhibitions 1931........................... ....................... .......... 108<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Fragments--A Review ............ .................... ............. 109<br />

POLICY OF AWARDS, A. I. S............... ........... .......... 109<br />

Certificates ? 112


#40 July, 1931<br />

IRISES IN CANADA<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> in Japan.George M. Reed, Brooklyn Botanic Garden 3<br />

Varietal Notes. Chas. E. F. Gersdorff............................. 49<br />

Tribulations and Thoughts <strong>of</strong> a Novice. E. N. S. Ringueberg 50<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Tingitana. Denis (Translated by S. M. Mitchell) ..... 60<br />

Tid.bits 28th. Discussion <strong>of</strong> Awards; The <strong>Iris</strong> Guild <strong>of</strong> Cincinnati; The Crop <strong>of</strong><br />

American Novelties 61<br />

Test Gardens................................................................... 67<br />

Notice .............................................................................. 68<br />

Publications .......................... ......................................... 69<br />

Policy <strong>of</strong> Awards ............................................................ 70


#41 October, 1931<br />

EXHIBITIONS.<br />

The 1931 Iridiad. Sherman B. Duffy ............. ............. 3<br />

Exhibitions Thura. Traux Hires, Chairman ... ............. 14<br />

Varietal Notes from Washington, D. C. Chas. E. F. Gersdorff 19<br />

What Price a Seedling J. Marion Shull........................ 23<br />

Tid-bits 29th. From New Mexico; Trials at Wisley; Treatment for Root Rot;<br />

Gardening Knows No Age Limit; From Belgium; "Nashville, The <strong>Iris</strong> City" 25


#42 January, 1932<br />

"Poor Judges." Ethel Anson S. Peckham ....... ............... 3<br />

Francis Xavier Schreiner - 1877-1931............ ............... 12<br />

Symposium, Perhaps' Report <strong>of</strong> the Committee...... 16<br />

On Awards J. Marion Shull .................................... ...... 21<br />

1931 Introductions....... ............................ .............. ...... 24<br />

Varieties Registered............................ ...... 35<br />

Varieties Approved ... ..................... ....... ...... 43<br />

Names unapproved or synonymous.......... 46<br />

1931 Reports. President, Secretary, Treasurer ........ ...... 49<br />

1931 Activities, Annual Meeting.............. .............. ...... 52<br />

Varietal Notes.<br />

From Italy. Countess Giulio Senni.......................... 51<br />

From California. Lena M. Lothrop ......... ....... ...... 56<br />

On Red <strong>Iris</strong>es.Wm..1. McKee, Mass. ..................... 60<br />

From Nebraska. Dr. H. H. Everett .................. ...... 61<br />

From Ohio, "<strong>Iris</strong> Gossip." E. H. Bretschneider...... 63<br />

From Illinois. Sherman L. Duffy ............. ....... ...... 66<br />

1931 Report <strong>of</strong> Test Gardens.................... .............. ...... 70<br />

1931 Bibliography .............. ..................... ..................... 76<br />

Notice -- Bulletins ....... .................................................. 86<br />

Test Gardens.............................. ............................. ...... 89


#43 April, 1932<br />

ARTHUR JOHN BLISS<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>. W. H. W. Bliss .... ..... ...... ............ ....... .......... 3<br />

Mr. A. J. Bliss. Eden Phillpotts . ... ... ..... ...... ... .......... 4<br />

His Contributions....................... ......................... .......... 5<br />

The Formation <strong>of</strong> the A. I. S., 1919-1920 ........... ..... 7<br />

Of Many Things.......... ......... .... ... .... .... ... . .......... 8<br />

Characteristics <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es ..... ... ....................... ......... ..... 15<br />

Theories <strong>of</strong> Crossing, Plicata, Whites, Amoenas ........... 19<br />

On Varieties.................. .......................... ...................... 24<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es Raised or Introduced by A. J. Bliss, E. A. S. Peckham 32<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es that Await Introduction, R. S. Sturtevant.............. 46<br />

Bliss <strong>Iris</strong>es, List.Compiled by E. A. S. Peckham ........... 47<br />

Bibliography-Bliss. Compiled by E. A. S. Peckham...... 51<br />

Tenth International Horticultural Meeting ........... ......... 52


#44 July, 1932<br />

APOGONS<br />

Album <strong>of</strong> Hana-shobu by Doctor Miyoshi, Translation by George M. Reed<br />

and Bunkio Matsuki................... ......................... 3<br />

Preface ................................. 6<br />

1. Hana-shobu and Related Plants. .. ......................... 8<br />

2. History <strong>of</strong> Hana-shobu........................................... 10<br />

3. Garden Varieties ....................... ............................ 19<br />

4. Descriptions .. .................... ................................... 23<br />

Hunting for Rarebits. II. 'Ethel' Anson S. Peckham ....... 29<br />

The Louisiana species ............................................... 29<br />

Test Gardens.......... ........................................................ 38


#45 October, 1932<br />

RATINGS<br />

Ratings as Reported by Accredited Judges, 1932.... 1<br />

Comments Based on Their Reports, Sherman R. Duffy. 16<br />

On Yellows.............. ............................ .................... 17<br />

On Whites............................................. ............. 21<br />

On Others... ... ..... ......... ..... ..... ................. ............. 24<br />

Judging <strong>Iris</strong>es, Thura Truax Hires ...... ...... ........ ........... 33<br />

The Oakland Spring Garden Show, E. O. Essig...... 40<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Shows Held in Co-operation With the A. I. S., 1932 43<br />

Comments on the System <strong>of</strong> Ratings.<br />

Ralph G. Van Name .................................................. 46<br />

R. S. Sturtevant.......................... ... ...................... 48<br />

Publications . ...... ...... ..... ............................ .. .... 50


#46 January, 1933<br />

RATING QUESTIONS<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the President. John O. Wister ........... ............... 1<br />

1932 Activities.................................................................. 4<br />

Awards, Report <strong>of</strong> the Committee on.............. ................ 5<br />

Why Rate? Harry Esty Dounce, N. Y.............................. 8<br />

Scoring and Rating New <strong>Iris</strong>es. E. O. Essig, Calif. .......... 16<br />

Comments. Charles E. F. Gersdorff, Washingtcm, D. C. 18<br />

Regional Ratings. Sam H. Graham, Ga............................ 20<br />

Reckless Ratings. J. H. Kirkland, Tenn. 22<br />

Protest and Suggestions. Lena M. Lothrop, Calif. 24<br />

Appraising the Current Ratings. J. Maricm Shull, Washingtcm, D. O. 26<br />

How Were They Judged? Robert Wayman, N. Y. (to be cont.) 29<br />

New England Recommends Varieties ............................. 33<br />

Intermediate and Fall Blooming <strong>Iris</strong>es. Dr. H. H. Everett, Neb. 35<br />

rebloomers<br />

At the Boston Show. Mrs. Horatio Gates Lloyd. A reprint 39<br />

Rose Dominion. E. A. S. Peckham................................... 41<br />

1932 Introductions............................................... ............ 45<br />

Additions to List <strong>of</strong> Breeders and Introducers... ............ 57<br />

The New Classification for Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>......................... 59<br />

1932 Registrations.................. ....................................... 60<br />

Books. From a Sunset Garden, by S. B. Mitchell; Perennial Gardens, by<br />

H. S. Ortl<strong>of</strong>f............................................................... 77<br />

Varietal Notes. Largely from England, Australia, and Italy 78<br />

Test Gardens – Publications ............................................. 87<br />

Commercial growers are advised that 1932 Ratings are not <strong>of</strong>ficial and should not be used for<br />

publicity.


#47 April, 1933<br />

SOUTHERN EXPERIENCE<br />

iris culture<br />

The Ghost <strong>Iris</strong> ............................................................ ....... 3<br />

Edward Bruce Williamson 1877-1933 ................ ..... ....... 4<br />

'Tis Better Left Unsaid, R. S. Sturtevant ............. ..... ....... 4<br />

The South-Where is it? ....................... .................... ....... 5<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in the Lower South. Columbia, Charleston, and Bennettsville, S. C.;<br />

Augusta, Ga.; Oneco, Fla. ....... ..... ....... 6<br />

The Distribution <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> in Florida, H. Harold Hume 12<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in the Piedmont. Greensboro and Winston.-Salem, N. C.; Atlanta,<br />

Cedartown, Rome, Ga.; Birmingham, Ala... 19<br />

Growing Conditions, Mrs. John Lewis Kilgore...... 28<br />

On Tenderness in <strong>Iris</strong>, Dr. F. M. Hanes.................. 25<br />

Texas, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas................................ 26<br />

In North Texas, Mrs. Gross E. Scruggs .................. 28<br />

Oklahoma, Helen C. Roe, Tulsa; Oklahoma City ............. 80<br />

The Family Tree .... ..................................... ............. ....... 83<br />

Tennessee, <strong>Iris</strong> Desert Gold (Kirk.), C. P. Connell, Mrs. J. S. Routon 84<br />

Garden Effects. Mrs. Katherine P. Wright............. 42<br />

Test and Display Gardens, 1932................................ ....... 45<br />

50-100 Most Popular Varieties. Compiled by Sherman R. Duffy 48<br />

Ratings - 1933 Regulations................................................ 54<br />

Garden Pictures 6, Displaying 50-100 Varieties. R.S. Sturtevant, M.L.A. 55<br />

Ratings, Scores, etc................ ...................... .................... 57<br />

How Were They Judged, cont. ............. .............. ............. 59<br />

Bibliography, 1932. Compiled by Ethel Anson S. Peckham 54<br />

Varietal Notes 73<br />

Tid-bits 80th. <strong>Iris</strong> W. R. Dyke; The Lake <strong>Iris</strong> and its Differentiation from<br />

the Crested .................. ................................... ....... 75<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Chromosomes. J. C. Nicholls....................... ............. 79<br />

On Flower Shows; <strong>Iris</strong> Cold Storage ........................ ....... 83<br />

The Vocational Guide. Our Officers ......................... ....... 85<br />

News and Notices. Exhibitions, Bulletins, and Items ....... 86<br />

Commercial growers are advised that 1932 Ratings are not <strong>of</strong>ficial should not be used for publicity.


#48 July 1933<br />

LOWLY IRISES<br />

In Memoriam, EDWARD BRUCE WILLIAMSON.<br />

E. B. Williamson and his <strong>Iris</strong>es 1<br />

A Bit <strong>of</strong> Personal <strong>Iris</strong> History, B. B. Williamson 2<br />

Williamson <strong>Iris</strong>es, Ethel Anson S. Peckham 8<br />

Colour Grouping for Garden <strong>Iris</strong>es, Louisa F. Pesel 14<br />

Landscape Picture with <strong>Iris</strong>, Alfred C. Kinsey 20<br />

Here and There Among the Lowly <strong>of</strong> the Tribe, Ella Porter McKinney 25<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Overture, Thura Traux Hires 33<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es that Bloom in the Fall, Clint McDade 11<br />

rebloomers<br />

Intermediates, Sharon R. Duffy 42<br />

Garden Picture. 7, <strong>Iris</strong>es in Combination, R.S. Sturtevant, M.L..A. 45<br />

Vocational Guide-With the <strong>Iris</strong>taties, Richardson Wright 48<br />

The Family Tree -- Crossing Pumila Hybrids with Regelia-Cyelus Hybrids,<br />

Jacob Sass; Breeding Notes, H. P. Sass 50<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Chromosomes, cont., J. C. Nicholls 56<br />

In Praise <strong>of</strong> the Judges, J. C. Nicholls, Jr. 60<br />

On Becoming a Judge <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>, Dr. F. M. Hanes 62<br />

Our Scoring System, S. R. Duffy 64<br />

Comments on Ratings, Ralph G. Van Name 67<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Seedling come to Judgment 68<br />

1933 Annual Meeting, S. R. Duffy 72<br />

At Freeport, R. S. Sturtevant 74<br />

Varietal Notes 78<br />

Ask Me Another 79<br />

Tid-bits 31 79<br />

Notices ------------------ 84


#49 October, 1933<br />

RATINGS<br />

" 'Tis Better Left Unsaid," R. S. Sturtevant............. 3<br />

Comments on Rating, Sherman B. Duffy................................................................. 5<br />

1933 Ratings TB, IB, MB, DB.- Classes -Judges .... 24<br />

Review, Sherman B. Duffy 32<br />

The Washington Hybrids, Grace Sturtevant 38<br />

In Southern California, E. O. Essig 40<br />

CalifornianNotes, Mrs. L. M. Lothrop .................... 43<br />

Color, E. N. S. Ringueberg....................................... 47<br />

New England Notes. Activities – Show – Varieties - Questionnaire, Mrs. Thomas<br />

Nesmith and Others ................................ ........... 51<br />

Varietal Notes, Charles E. F. Gersdorff and Others . 55<br />

The Family Tree - The Virtues <strong>of</strong> Mixed Pollen, J. Marion Shull 61<br />

Landscape Pictures, A. C. Kinsey, Ind..................... 63<br />

Garden Pictures 8. The "Show" Garden - Edgings, R. S. Sturtevant 69<br />

Garden at South Whitney, Ind. .......... ...................... 75<br />

Hemerocallis in the <strong>Iris</strong> Garden (with notes from Mrs. Nesmith's garden), R.S.S. 76<br />

Calendar for Nebraska, J. Howard Judson, Omaha........ 78<br />

Science Series 11. Stem Elongaton Studies, A. E. Waller & R. H. McCormick 81<br />

Tid-bits 32nd. Winter Foliage - -Symposia and Ratings – Scoring –<strong>Iris</strong> Minuta –<br />

Fall Blooming – Judging – Form – Culture – Megalophilia Iridis - Georgia 90<br />

To-Read or Not-to-Read. On Native Species and in general 99<br />

Notices -Errata. "Cold Storage"...................................... 102<br />

"Ask:Me Another." Genetics - Winter Protection ......... 103


#50 January, 1934<br />

MID-ATLANTIC GARDENS<br />

"Comment and Remark," R. S. Sturtevant ..................... 1<br />

A Nonagon <strong>of</strong> Delaware Gardens, John Kane Foulke du Pont 3<br />

Five New Jersey Gardens, Alice B. Wells...................... 14<br />

The "<strong>Iris</strong> Bowl," John C. Wister..................................... 19<br />

Breeders' Gardens, M. E. Douglas.................................. 23<br />

The Wister Collection, R. S. Sturtevant ......................... 26<br />

In a Small Garden, Mary Judson Averett ....................... 28<br />

Succession, Kay Kershaw Mechling .............................. 35<br />

Success with <strong>Iris</strong>, Rachael Fox......................... ............. 41<br />

Plainfield Public Park, Harriette B. Hallway.................. 44<br />

Siberians from Sunnybrook, Ella Porter McKinney....... 47<br />

Japanese from Little Silver, Ella Porter McKinney........ 48<br />

Notes on Bulbous irises, B. Y. Morrisom ...................... 51<br />

Garden Pictures 9, "Modern" R. S. Sturtevant ............... 58<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Persica Again, Lucy C. Bailey, Tenn. - B. Y. Morrison 61<br />

Science Series 12, The Reaction <strong>of</strong> Native <strong>Iris</strong> Soils in Florida, H. Harold Hume 66<br />

Varietal Notes, M. E. Douglas (Hall, Dannenhauer, Rosenbluth, Koehler<br />

originations 71<br />

The Family Tree, Charles E. F. Gersdorff...................... 72<br />

To Read or Not to Read.................................................. 75<br />

Species Notes and Pictures, B. Y. Morrison................... 76<br />

"Ask Me Another." Cultivation ...................................... 84<br />

Tid-bits 33rd ................................. ................................. 85


#51 April, 1934<br />

Comment and Remark...................................................... 1<br />

Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es. Notes on Proportion, Form, etc., F. Wynn Hellings 2<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in Iowa, Mrs. C. G. Whiting ................................ 14<br />

H.M., A.M., D.M., Digby Legard................................... 16<br />

Science Series No. 13, Pollen Tube Behavior in <strong>Iris</strong>, Willis Chase 17<br />

Seed Sowing, Roy W. Gottschall ........................ .......... 20<br />

Edible <strong>Iris</strong>es, R. S. Sturtevant ................................. ...... 23<br />

Virginia Notes, 1933, Mrs. W. W. Gibbs ............... ...... 25<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Memories, Edward Salbach .............................. ...... 27<br />

Varietal Notes, Mrs. Edgar Hires ............................ ...... 29<br />

Dutch <strong>Iris</strong>es <strong>of</strong> Merit................................................ ...... 32<br />

Backgrounds, R. S. Sturtevant 35<br />

Species Notes, Photographs by Lady Collet<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Korolkowi 40<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> chrysographes ..................................................<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> missouriensis .................................................. 45<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> foliosa ................. .................................................... 48<br />

The Family Tree, Whites, Sydney B. Mitchell............... 48<br />

To Read or Not to Read, New Gardens for Old 49<br />

Ask Me Another, <strong>Iris</strong> Rot, Dr. H. H. Everett 51<br />

Tid-Bits 34th<br />

Winter Injury, A. W. Mackenzie, Indiana .............. 55<br />

Commercial Practice................................................ 55<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Albispiritus ............................................................ 56<br />

Notes from a New England Garden............................. 57<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> dichotoma .......................................... ................... 58<br />

From a Maryland Garden............................................. 60<br />

From Southern California............. .............................. 60<br />

The Little Widow..................................... 61<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in Design................................................................ 65


#52 July, 1934<br />

CALIFORNIA GARDENS<br />

Comment and Remark, R. S. Sturtevant......................... 1<br />

Twelve Years <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Breeding in California, Methods and Records, Ed<br />

ward O. Essig .................................................. ......... 3<br />

Southern Natives in California, F. F. Williams, M. D.... 30<br />

Two California Species, J. N. Giridian........................... 34<br />

Adventures with the Dwarfs, Lena M. Lothrop.............. 38<br />

At Whitehill. C. G. White................... ........................... 44<br />

Chula Vista Goes <strong>Iris</strong>-minded, Com.. John. M. Monroe 53<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in the Garden, Sidney B. Mitchell ........................ 57<br />

Science Series No. 14:<br />

Chromosome Numbers in Native American and Introduced Species and<br />

Cultivated Varieties <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>, L. F. Randolph.............. 61<br />

The Breeding <strong>of</strong> Yellow <strong>Iris</strong>es, Sydney B. Mitchell ...... 67<br />

Varietal Notes:<br />

New Varieties in Northern California, S. L. Jory ........ 72<br />

California <strong>Iris</strong>es in Massachusetts, R. S. Sturtevant.... 74<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Jaunt, Mrs. Thomas Nesmith........................... 78<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Rumors in Southern California.............................. 85<br />

The Family Tree ........................................................ 89<br />

The Vocational Guide................................................ 93<br />

To Read or Not to Read.................................................. 108<br />

Our Bulletins................................. ........... ..................... 109<br />

Tid-Bits ........ ....................................................... ......... 109


# 53 October, 1934<br />

DESCRIPTIONS-PART VI<br />

Comment and Remark, R.S. Sturtevant............. ............ 1<br />

The Quest <strong>of</strong> The Golden Fleece, Hary H. Everett ........ 3<br />

Oregon <strong>Iris</strong>es, Carl and Louise Starker ............. ............ 11<br />

Distinctive Points in Descriptions, R. S. Sturtevant....... 21<br />

Descriptions <strong>of</strong> Varieties, Part VI, R. S. Sturtevant. ...... 24<br />

Index to Varieties Described.. .......... ................ ....... 37<br />

Servant <strong>of</strong> The Rainbow, Ethel Anson S. Peckham .. 44<br />

A Regional Report-1934, J. Marion Shull...................... 53<br />

Middle Atlantic Recommends Varieties, M. E. Douglas 57<br />

Species Notes:<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> kumaonensis................. ...................... ............... 70<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> dichotoma 75<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> bucharica..................... ... ............. ......... ........... 78<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> ruthenica.............................................................. 79<br />

The Family Tree, C. E. F. Gersdorff ................................. 81<br />

Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es at Wisley, 1933.................. ....... ............... 83


# 54 December, 1934<br />

DECEMBER, 1934 REPORTS AND BUSINESS, 1933<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the President, John C. Wiste r 1<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Vice President, H. H. Everett 2<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Secretary, John B. Wallace, Jr. 3<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer, Richardson Wright 6<br />

Regional Vice Presidents:<br />

M. E. Douglas ...................................................... 10<br />

J. C. Nicholl8 ..................................................... 14<br />

Mrs. Gross R.Scruggs .......................................... 16<br />

Committee Reports:<br />

Scientific Committee, Dr. A. E. Waller............... 18<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Species in California, Pr<strong>of</strong>. E. O. Essig......... 20<br />

Display Gardens:<br />

Plainfield Garden Club <strong>Iris</strong> Garden, Miss Harriette Holloway 24<br />

Reports <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Shows, 1933, Mr.. W. L. Karcher ....... 28<br />

Registrations for 1933, C. E. Gersdorff....................... 34<br />

Introductions for 1933, C. E. Gersdorff....................... 47<br />

Exhibition Policy and Management ............................ 53<br />

1934 Policy <strong>of</strong> Awards .............................................. 68<br />

Membership List, October 1, 1934.............................. 75


#55 February, 1935<br />

MIDWEST<br />

Foreword, Euclid Snow .............................. 1<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in The Middle West .............................................. 2<br />

A Californian Sees Eastern <strong>Iris</strong>es, Donald B.Milliken... 66<br />

Science Series No. 15<br />

The In. Borer, Harry F. Dietz .............. .................. 74<br />

1934 Comments by Accredited Judges ....................... 79<br />

Species Notes:<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Chrysophylla Drew Sherrard 88<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Histrioides....................... ................ ...... 89<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Tenuis Carl Starker.......................... ..... 90<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Sintenisii 92<br />

Tid-Bits: 37th.................................. ....................... 94<br />

To Read or Not to Read.................................................. 101


#56 March, 1935<br />

REPORTS AND BUSINESS, 1934<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the President, John C. Wister 1<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Vice President, H. H. Everett .............. 4<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Secretary, B. Y. Morrison acting.......... 5<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer, Richardson Wright 7<br />

Regional Vice Presidents:<br />

Mrs. Thomas Nesmith .......................................... 9<br />

M. E. Douglas....................................................... 9<br />

J. Marion Shull ..................................................... 11<br />

Euclid Snow.......................................................... 13<br />

David Petrie .......................................................... 14<br />

Carl Starker................................................................ 14<br />

William Miles....................................................... 15<br />

Mrs. James Backman.................................................. 17<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Annual Meeting, Euclid Snow .................. 18<br />

Jottings on the Lincoln Meeting, K. N. Marriage............ 21<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Shows, Mrs. W. L. Karcher ...................... 23<br />

American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Honors Miss Grace Sturtevant..... 27<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Committee on Awards, Donald Milliken .. 28<br />

Registrations for 1934, C. E. F. Gersdorff....................... 32<br />

Introductions <strong>of</strong> 1934, C. E. F. Gersdorff........................ 49<br />

Dykes Medals, 1934 ........................................................ 54<br />

1935 Policy <strong>of</strong> Awards .................................................... 54<br />

Notice <strong>of</strong> Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tenn. .................. 58<br />

Correction-Judges' ballot ...................................... .......... 59


#57 APRIL, 1935<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison ............................... .............. 1<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong>es <strong>of</strong> Southeastern Louisiana, Percy Viosca, Jr. 3<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Observations and Comments from the South, Sam. Graham 57<br />

Varietal Notes, 1935, Sherman R. Duffy ................. 61<br />

Southern <strong>Iris</strong> Pictures.......................... ..................... 75<br />

Varietal Notes, 1934, M. e. Douglas 79<br />

The Birthplace <strong>of</strong> Bertrand H. Farr, Marshall A. Howe 89<br />

Experience with the Reticulata Group at London, Ontario, E. M. S. Dale 90<br />

Garden Note, Eleanor P. Jones 93<br />

Species Notes:<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> hauranensis ................................... ...................... 94<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> imbricata......................................................... 94<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> setosa .............................................................. 98<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> ensata ................................................................... 100


#58 JULY, 1935<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison ......................................... 1<br />

Over-the-Garden-Wall, Wm. J. McKee.......................... 2<br />

Failure and Its Lessons, B. E. S. Spender....................... 6<br />

Bulbous <strong>Iris</strong>es, Eucild Snow...................................... 11<br />

Notes on the Origin <strong>of</strong> the Sarah P. Duke Gardens at Duke University,<br />

F. M. Hanes........................................ ......... ............... 14<br />

The Duke University <strong>Iris</strong> Gardens, John C. Wister........ 17<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Notes <strong>of</strong> 1935, Mrs. Thomas Nesmith ..................... 21<br />

Varietal Notes, 1935, J. P.Fishburn................................ 31<br />

Species Notes:<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> laevigata......................................................... 36<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> delavayi ......................................................... 36<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> pabularia (The Fodder <strong>Iris</strong>)............................... 39<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> xiphioides ...................................................... 42<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> ensada ............................................................ 48<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> pseudocorus ................................................... 48<br />

Clusius' Original Note (Translated by Miss Mildren Dean) 51<br />

Tid-Bits 38 th .................................... ...................... ..... 52


#59 OCTOBER, 1935<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison .............................................. 1<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong>es <strong>of</strong> the Gaspe Peninsula, Edgar Anderson ...... 2<br />

Effects <strong>of</strong> Light and Temperature on <strong>Iris</strong>es <strong>of</strong> Known Heredity,<br />

Adolph E. Waller............................................ .......... 6<br />

Some Notes on Germination, John Dolman Jr. 16<br />

Variations <strong>of</strong> the Native Oregon <strong>Iris</strong>es, Carl Starker...... 19<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Personalities, Thura Traux Hiers.............................. 22<br />

A. Plea for New Englanders to Try California <strong>Iris</strong>es, Carrie Stover Lewis 49<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Pilgrimage, 1935, Bruce C. Maples ......................... 51<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Notes, 1935, Mabel Cary Tobie ............................... 58<br />

A. Word from Rome, 1935, Countess Senni .................. 63<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Observations in Southern California, Lena M. Lothrop 67<br />

Triste Thoughts on the Dispersal <strong>of</strong> a Collection, Richardson Wright 76<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Native <strong>Iris</strong> and Others............................................. 78<br />

From Connecticut ....................................... ........... 80<br />

For 1936..................................................... ...... ..... 80<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Pallida Dalmatica at Home............................... 81<br />

Re: <strong>Iris</strong> Fan Letters ................................................. 82<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Performance in the Spring, 1934, Following the Very Severe<br />

Winter ...................... ....................... ..... 86<br />

Famous <strong>Iris</strong> Gardens, 1935 ..................................... 87


#60 FEBRUARY, 1936<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> President, H. H. Everett....................................................................1<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Vice-President, W. J. McKee............................................................3<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Secretary, B. Y. Morrisoon...............................................................5<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Treasurer, Richardson Wright.......................................................... 6<br />

Regional Vice- Presiden te :<br />

Mrs. Herman E. Lewis, Massachusetts ..................... 8<br />

J. C. Nicholls, New York .......................................... 13<br />

M. E. Douglas, New Jersey ....................................... 14<br />

J. Marion Shull, Maryland................................... 16<br />

Mrs. James R. Bachman, Georgia ............................. 21<br />

Robert Schreiner, Minnesota............... ..................... 24<br />

Mrs. Gross R. Scruggs, Texas ................................... 26<br />

Stanley C. Clarke, Idaho ........................................... 27<br />

Dr. P. A. Loomis, Colorado ...................................... 28<br />

Carl Starker, Oregon ................................................. 29<br />

The Annual Meeting............................................. ......... 31<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Shows, Mrs. W. L. Karcher ..................... 43<br />

Other Show Reports .......................................... 50<br />

1936Policy <strong>of</strong> Awards ......................................... .......... 58<br />

Record <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Awards......................... 62<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Judges ............................................................. 67<br />

Registrations for 1935 .................................................... 81<br />

An Appeal, Mrs. W. H. Peekham................................... 103


#61 MARCH, 1936<br />

ROCKY MOUNTAIN STATES Associate Editor: MRS. G. R. MARRIAGE<br />

CONTENTS<br />

Foreword, Kathleen N. Marriage................................ 1<br />

The High Rockies, H. H. Everett.................. .................. 2<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Observations in Region 11, Stanley C. Clarke.......... 5<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in Idaho, J. H. Christ ................................................. 8<br />

Behavior <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Species at 6,000 Ft. Above Sea-Level, Abby L. Kernochan 11<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Missouriensis at Home, Kathleen N. Marriage......... 15<br />

Taming the Chromosome, P. A. Loomis......................... 18<br />

Fewer <strong>Iris</strong> Varieties and Better Ones, D. M. Andrews.... 24<br />

Growing <strong>Iris</strong> in Salt Lake City, Herman F. Thorup......... 27<br />

Rocky Mountain <strong>Iris</strong> Breeders, Sherman R. Duffy ......... 38<br />

Tolerance <strong>of</strong> Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es....................................... 40<br />

In Ould God's Time, Nora O'Neill................................... 41<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Exhibit ............................................................ 42<br />

International <strong>Iris</strong> Show, Boston, 1935, J. Ester ............... 43<br />

The Coming Annual Meeting, J. C. Wister ..................... 45<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

From Illinois ............. .......................................... 50<br />

From North Dakota .. .......................................... 51<br />

From Illinois.............. .......................................... 52<br />

From Alabama...................... ..................................... 55<br />

From Massachusetts ....................................... 56<br />

From Indiana ...... ............................................ .......... 56<br />

From Alabama.... ............................................ .......... 57<br />

From Oregon ................................................... .......... 58<br />

From Maryland........................................................... 60


#62 JUNE, 1936<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison ................ ..... 1<br />

Color, Walter Timmerman ............................................. 3<br />

Hybrids <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Laevigata with I. Versicolor and I. Virginica,<br />

George M. Reed 10<br />

A Gladiolus Fancier Discovers the World <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>, Ralph Baerman 18<br />

Some Experiences with <strong>Iris</strong> Species at London, Canada, Alexander M. Ross 26<br />

Concerning Older <strong>Iris</strong> Varieties, John C. Wister............ 29<br />

Viability <strong>of</strong> Pollen, Dr. Ford B. Rogers.......................... 35<br />

Kotaka-Yen, Horikiri, Japan, Preserved as a Famous Scene,<br />

George M. Reed 37<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es, North and South, R. S. Sturtevant........................ 40<br />

Species Notes:<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> pseudacorus... ..................................................... 42<br />

Urmiensis x arenaria ................. ............................... 42<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> korolkowi............................................................ 45<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Korolkowi concolor............................................ 47<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> hyacinthiana........................................................ 47<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Lorleti ................................................................. 49<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Hoogiana............................. ............................... 53<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

From Texas............................................................. 54<br />

From California ....................... .............................. 59<br />

From Canada .......................................................... 59<br />

From Tennessee...................................................... 61


#63 OCTOBER, 1936<br />

A.ociate Editor: ELEANOR P. JONES<br />

The Annual Meeting, Eleanor P. Jones 1<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Personalities, Thura Traux Hires 18<br />

Stars <strong>of</strong> the First Magnitude, E. G. Lapham................ 28<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Notes <strong>of</strong> 1936, Edward Salbach ............................ 31<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Pilgrimage, 1936, Bruce C. Maples ...................... 33<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Notes <strong>of</strong> 1936, J. Marion Shull ............................. 46<br />

The Most Popular <strong>Iris</strong>es in Region Nine, David F. Hall 56<br />

Awards <strong>of</strong> The American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> for 1936 .......... 62<br />

Roman Gold Medal for New <strong>Iris</strong>, Competition Rules. 65<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

From Rome . ........................................................ 66<br />

Index to Varieties Described in BULLETINS 49 to 60, L. Merton Gage 69<br />

Registrations for 1936 78<br />

1937 Annual Meeting Note ........................................ 105<br />

Ratings –1936............................. .... .......................... 106


#64 FEBRUARY, 1937<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison 1<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> President, H. H. Everett 2<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Vice-President, W. J. McKee 3<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Secretary, B. Y. Morrison 4<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Treasurer, Richardson Wright 5<br />

Regional Reports, 1936:<br />

David F. Hall, Illinois ------------------------------------ 7<br />

Mrs. Gross R. Scruggs, Texas 10<br />

Carl Starker, Oregon 11<br />

Donald B. Milliken, California 12<br />

Mrs. Herman E. Lewis, Massachusetts ---------------- 13<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Shows, Mrs. W. L. Karcher-- 22<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Judges for 1936, Compiled by Willard M. Kellogg 37<br />

lridomania, Phases <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Fancy, Dr. Franklin Cook 46<br />

Chromosomania Iridis, J. Marion Shull 57<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> or <strong>Iris</strong>es-Shall We Change the Dictionary, J. Marion Shull 59<br />

The Adventures <strong>of</strong> a Novice in <strong>Iris</strong> Land, Minerva Monroe 62<br />

Names, Charles E. F. Gersdorff 69<br />

My Yellow Seedling, F. M. Hanes ------------------------- 72<br />

A Kentucky <strong>Iris</strong> Season, Henry L. Grant 75<br />

Along The <strong>Iris</strong> Coast, Julius Dornblut, Jr. 78<br />

Some 1936 North Central Ohio <strong>Iris</strong> Notes, Roy W. Gottschall 82<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

From New Jersey --- 85, 90<br />

From New Hampshire------------------------------------ 87<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Beginnings in America 87<br />

From Massachusetts -------------------------------------- 89<br />

Looking Back----------------- 89<br />

From Michigan, Fall Blooming <strong>Iris</strong>es ___________ 90<br />

From Oregon, <strong>Iris</strong> Arenaria and <strong>Iris</strong> Bloudowii 92<br />

From Canada, <strong>Iris</strong> ensata, I. hyacinthiana or I. biglumis 93<br />

From New York, Biglumis, Indeed! 94<br />

Index to Varieties Described in BULLETINS 61 to 63, L. Merton Gage 96


#65 MAY, 1937<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison ---------------------------------- 1<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Notes, Sam L. Graham 3<br />

What Do I Grow in My Garden and Why, M. E. Douglas 7<br />

Cuttage Propagation <strong>of</strong> an <strong>Iris</strong> Rhizome, Wyndham Hayward 11<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> at Swan Lake Gardens, George M. Reed- 14<br />

Hana-Shobu <strong>Society</strong> <strong>of</strong> Japan, George M. Reed 16<br />

Watching Eleanor, Lucy W. Tinley 18<br />

San Franeiseo, Dykes Medalist, Thura Truax 23<br />

Notes on Dutch <strong>Iris</strong> Varieties 24<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Troubles, Mrs. Harold L. Medbery 41<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Season, 1936, Carl O. Schirmer 45<br />

1936 Reponal Report, William Miles 52<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Albicans in San Antonio, Mrs. W. G. Dumont 55<br />

From Massaehusetts, G. Percy Brown____ 56<br />

From Oklahoma, Eleanor Hill ________________ 57<br />

From California, Lena M. Lothrop ____________ 57<br />

We Are <strong>Iris</strong>arians, Howard Weed _____________ 58<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Note, Charles E. F. Gersdorff -------------------- 58<br />

Again, the Dykes Award, J. Marion Shull----------- 58<br />

From California, Edward Salbach-- 59<br />

From California, John A. Monroe -------------------- 61<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>, Tejas, Eddie Fannick---------------- ------------- 63<br />

(Note that “Tejas” is NOT a typographical error.)


#66 SEPTEMBER, 1937<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison 1<br />

1737 <strong>Iris</strong> Notes, Charles, and Agnes Whiting 3<br />

Hybridization Involving <strong>Iris</strong> versicolor, <strong>Iris</strong> laevigata and<br />

Native <strong>Iris</strong>es <strong>of</strong> Louisiana, Clyde Chandler and A. B. Stout 11<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Visits <strong>of</strong> 1937, Dr. Henry Lee Grant 29<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Impressions, Carl Carpenter 35<br />

1937 Comments, Virginia F. Clutton 41<br />

Garden Notes for 1937, Alexander Maxwell 48<br />

Impressions <strong>of</strong> a California <strong>Iris</strong> Season, Harold I. Johnson 51<br />

Along the <strong>Iris</strong> Coast, Julius Dornblut, Jr. 56<br />

Varietal Notes, Norfleet Webb 60<br />

Notes on <strong>Iris</strong>es Entered for the Roman Gold Medal,<br />

The Countess Senni 62<br />

The Annual Meeting:<br />

Wilmington's 1937 Meeting, Carrie Stover Lewis 64<br />

The Exhibition, Mrs. J. Edgar Hires 73<br />

The Nashville Camera Club Competition, 1937 80<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Concerning Foliage, Robert T. Paine 85<br />

Fall-Blooming <strong>Iris</strong>, Clint McDade 86<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Awards Committee 87


#67 OCTOBER, 1937<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison, Secretary 1<br />

Leave It to the <strong>Iris</strong>, Louise Blake 3<br />

A Break in Color, David F. Hall 9<br />

Winter Hardiness, J. Marion Shull 11<br />

Pacific Coasting Among the <strong>Iris</strong>, Edward Salbach 13<br />

Variety Notes Submitted by Accredited Judges, 1937 17<br />

International Horticultural Congress 34<br />

1937 Ratings 35<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Registrar 40<br />

Additions to List <strong>of</strong> Breeders and Introducers 40<br />

Registrations 41<br />

Varieties Approved But Not Registered 59<br />

Approvals Pending 59<br />

Varieties Under Investigation 60<br />

Synonymous Names, 1937 61<br />

Errata 64<br />

Releases 65<br />

Names Available 67<br />

Membership Lists<br />

Alphabetical List 71<br />

Geographical List 92


#68 FEBRUARY, 1938<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison 1<br />

Some Observations in English <strong>Iris</strong> Gardens, E. O. Essig 3<br />

Thoughts on Autumn Blooming, J. Mario" Shult -------- 22<br />

The Methods Adopted for Growing <strong>Iris</strong> in the Southwest,<br />

Eddie Fanick ---------------------------------------------- 24<br />

A. I. S. Project-Color Photography, Carrie Stover Lewis, Chair 26<br />

Officers' Reports:<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the President ----------------------------------- 30<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Balloting --------------------------------------- 31<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Secretary --------------------------------------- 31<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Treasurer --------------------------------------- 32<br />

Regional Reports:<br />

Mrs. Lewis, Massachusetts ------------------------------ 33<br />

Dr. Reed, New York-------------------------------------- 41<br />

Mr. Wister, Pennsylvania -------------------------------- 42<br />

Mr. Shull, Maryland -------------------------------------- 44<br />

Mrs. Bachman, Georgia---------------------------------- 47<br />

Mrs. Waters, Ohio ---------------------------------------- 49<br />

Mr. Schreiner, Minnesota-------------------------------- 50<br />

Mrs. Washington, Kentucky----------------------------- 51<br />

Mr. Hall, Illinois ------------------------------------------ 53<br />

Mrs. Scruggs, Texas -------------------------------------- 54<br />

Mr. Starker, Oregon -------------------------------------- 55<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> The Exhibition Committee, Mrs. Karcher----- 56<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

From Oregon, Mrs. Krause ------------------------------ 78<br />

Soil Notes, Indiana, A. W. Mackenzie----------------- 79<br />

From Indiana, Mrs. Horton ------------------------------ 80<br />

Detroit <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Officers ----------------------------- 80<br />

Spring Fiesta, Louisiana --------------------------------- 80<br />

From New York, Virgil V. Johnson-------------------- 80<br />

From Michigan, Mrs. Englerth-------------------------- 81<br />

From Indiana, Iconoclast--------------------------------- 81<br />

From Rome, Italy, Countess Senni --------------------- 84<br />

From New Jersey, G. L. Sch<strong>of</strong>teld --------------------- 85<br />

From California, Mrs. Lothrop-------------------------- 86


#69 APRIL, 1938<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison 1<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Comment from Canada, Fred H. Fairs 3<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in Design, Tom Metcalfe 12<br />

Regional Vice President William F. Miles Honored,<br />

David F. Hall 13<br />

Portrait <strong>of</strong> an <strong>Iris</strong>, Photographs by H. L. Standley 14<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Breeder's Records, Charles E. F. Gersdorff 18<br />

The Root <strong>of</strong> the Matter, Photographs by Lilliam A. Guensey 43<br />

Garden Notes from the Corn Belt, Leila Bach 48<br />

Naming an <strong>Iris</strong>, Lucy W. Tinley 54<br />

The Lament. A Hypothetical Tale, K. N. Marriage 59<br />

Pictures from California, Edward Balbach 61<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Notes from Southern California, Lena M. Lothrop- 65<br />

Varietal Notes, Charles E. F. Gersdorff 68<br />

Concerning <strong>Iris</strong> Naming, Clarence G.White 72<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Culture for Amateurs: A Review by Franklin Cook 73


#70 JULY, 1938<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison 1<br />

Region Nine Speaks its Mind, Fred. H. Fairs 3<br />

Taking Names for <strong>Iris</strong> Seedlings, M. E. Douglas 19<br />

From California, 1938, Edward Salbach 36<br />

Along the <strong>Iris</strong> Coast, 1938, Julius Dornblut, Jr. 45<br />

Notes from a Midwest <strong>Iris</strong> Journey, Mrs. James Sapp 51<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Comment, 1938, Sherman R. Duffy 54<br />

Comments on New <strong>Iris</strong>, Charles E. F. Gersdorff 65<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Pilgrimage, 1937, Bruce C. Maples ---------------- 67<br />

Address by Dr. Roger T. Nooe, Sunrise Devotional Service<br />

Peabody Campus, Sunday, May 8, 1938 78<br />

A Winter <strong>Iris</strong> Jaunt, Mrs. W. G. Du Mont-------------- 80<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Planting Hints for Southwest Texas, Eddie Fanick 83<br />

Substance in <strong>Iris</strong>, Howard Weed 86


#71 OCTOBER, 1938<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison 1<br />

A. I. S. Trek and Meeting Dates and Notes, Edward Balbach 2<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es at the 1938 Meeting, Frederick Stuntz 4<br />

And Comments, Mrs. Mary F. Tharp 7<br />

The International <strong>Iris</strong> Contest in Rome 10<br />

Hybridizing Hints, Countess Mary Senni ___________ 11<br />

A Layman's Remarks on Chromosomes, Earl E. Evans 14<br />

Notes on <strong>Iris</strong> Unguicularis, Miss Mary B. Campbell __ 16<br />

O1Bcial Variety Notes, 1938 17<br />

1938 Ratings 32<br />

Awards <strong>of</strong> the American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>, for 1938, Dykes Medal 37<br />

Introductions, 1935-1938 38<br />

Introductions <strong>of</strong> 1938 45<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Registrar 49<br />

Honor Roll 49<br />

Obsolete <strong>Iris</strong>----------------------------------------------- 49<br />

Gift Names from Your Registrar 51<br />

New Gift Names 51<br />

Additions to List <strong>of</strong> Breeders and Introducers_ 57<br />

Registrations for 1938 ----------------------------------- 58<br />

Varieties Approved in 1938, but not Registered ___ 76<br />

Approvals Pending 1938 78<br />

Varieties Under Investigation, 1938 78<br />

Varieties Unapproved in 1938 -------------------------- 78<br />

Synonymous Names, 1938 ------------------------------ 79<br />

Errata ------------------------------------------------------- 83<br />

Awards by R. H. S. June 1938-------------------------- 86


#72 JANUARY, 1939<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison 1<br />

1938 Observations, Mrs. Virginia F. Clutton 2<br />

Varietal Notes, 1938, Mrs. Herman B. Lewis 9<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Thrills <strong>of</strong> 1938, John Dolman Jr. 22<br />

Varietal Notes, 1938, Miss Eleanor Hill 27<br />

A Garden <strong>of</strong> Two <strong>Iris</strong> Lovers in Mass. Eleanor P. Jones 36<br />

“A Little Time with the Repeating [Reblooming}<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es Around Los Angeles," Russell D. Dysart 39<br />

Symposium <strong>of</strong> Pink <strong>Iris</strong>, B. G. Lapham 48<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Shows, 1938, Mr. Ralph B. Ricker 52<br />

Membership List 67<br />

Our Members Write 73


#73 APRIL, 1939<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison 1<br />

Echoes from the California Trek. Lena M. Lothrop 3<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Notes on the West Coast Marion Shull 14<br />

Along the <strong>Iris</strong> Coast-1939 Julius Dornblat, Jr. 18<br />

Tall Bearded <strong>Iris</strong> in 1939. Junius P. Fishburn 28<br />

Awards <strong>of</strong> the American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> for 1939 65<br />

Awards <strong>of</strong> Royal Horticultural <strong>Society</strong>. Wisley Trial, 1939 67<br />

Awards <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Jury, Rome, 1939 68<br />

Roman Gold Medal for New <strong>Iris</strong> 69<br />

Investigate --------------------------------------------------- 70


Supplement APRIL, 1939<br />

Program for Annual Meeting 1939 1<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Gardens <strong>of</strong> the Pacific Northwest 5<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> President, H. H. Everett 13<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Vice-President, W. J. McKee 14<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Secretary, H. B. Watkins 15<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Treasurer, J. P. Fishburn 16<br />

The Annual Meeting, 1938-- 17<br />

1939 Policy <strong>of</strong> A wards------ 19<br />

Points Relating to Judging <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>, W. J. McKee<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Slide Committee, Mr8. H. E. Lewis, Chairman 26<br />

Regional Reports, 1938<br />

Mrs. Herman E. Lewis, Massachusetts 30<br />

Kenneth D. Smith, New York 34<br />

Norfleet Webb, North Carolina 37<br />

Mrs. Silas B. Waters, Ohio 39<br />

Mrs. T. A. Washington, Tennessee 39<br />

Franklin Cook, Illinois 40<br />

Frank E. Chowning, Arkansas 42<br />

Carl Starker, Oregon 44<br />

Wm. Miles, Canada 48


#74 July, 1939<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison 1<br />

The Problem <strong>of</strong> Species <strong>of</strong> the Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>es,<br />

Herbert Parkes Riley 3<br />

Color in the <strong>Iris</strong> Garden, Agnes Whiting 8<br />

Border Highlights, Mrs. Charles Ward Burton 10<br />

Garden Pictures from Texas 12<br />

Varietal Comments, Ray J. Belsley ---------------------- 15<br />

Farmingdale <strong>Iris</strong> Garden, George M. Reed 20<br />

Growing and Hybridizing <strong>Iris</strong> in the Southwest by an Amateur,<br />

J. Lee Rogers -------------------------------------------- 22<br />

An Explanation, Charles B. F. Gersdorff--------------- 24<br />

A Series <strong>of</strong> Arrangements --------------------------------- 26<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Notes, 1939, G. L. Pinkington----------------------- 31


#75 December, 1939<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison 1<br />

"Old Country" Gardens, Charles Bauckham 3<br />

English <strong>Iris</strong>a, Harry L. Stinson 7<br />

1939 <strong>Iris</strong> Discoveries, Frank E. Chowning 11<br />

Some <strong>of</strong> the Best <strong>of</strong> Some <strong>of</strong> the Newest, E. G. Lapham 14<br />

Midwest <strong>Iris</strong> Notes, Lucy W. Tinley 17<br />

Yakima Valley <strong>Iris</strong> for 1939 Season, Alexander Maxerll 23<br />

Leaf Blight <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Caused by Bacterium Tardicrescens,<br />

Lucia McCulluch 26<br />

Varietal Note, Chas. E. F. Gersdorff 36<br />

Our Members Write 40<br />

1939 Ratings 51<br />

Judges Comments 55<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Registrar 65<br />

Introductions 1939 76


#76 January, 1940<br />

Foreword, B. Y. Morrison 1<br />

1940 <strong>Iris</strong> Pilgrimage and Annual Meeting, Franklin Cook 1<br />

Reports <strong>of</strong> Officers, 1939:<br />

President's Report, H. H. Everett 3<br />

Vice President's Report, W. J. McKee 4<br />

Secretary's Report, Howard R. Watkins 5<br />

Treasurer's Report, J. P. Fishburn, J'r. 7<br />

Editor's Report, B. Y. Morrison 10<br />

Regional Vice Presidents' Reports 10<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Exhibitions Committee, Mrs. Ricker 28<br />

Japanese Flower Arrangements with <strong>Iris</strong> 43<br />

So I'm in the <strong>Iris</strong> Business, Bonnie Bentley 51<br />

Junk, Howard Weed 55<br />

Some <strong>of</strong> My Experiences in <strong>Iris</strong> Breeding, L. Merton Gage 58<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Rot, John C. Wister 62<br />

The Case <strong>of</strong> Rotty <strong>Iris</strong>es, M. E. Douglas 64<br />

Color Classification, Charles U. Bear 79<br />

Concerning Tenderness, IId_rd 8GlbGtJ1&<br />

Observation and Study <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Diseases, William, F. Cahoon 82<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

From Illinois, Amanda Hahn .......................................... 85<br />

From Pennsylvania, T. L. Pillow 86<br />

From Missouri, Ella W. Callis 86<br />

From California, W. B. Cluff 88<br />

From New York, M. Frederick Stunts 90<br />

From Michigan, Bernice Marshall 92<br />

A Buyer's Complaint, Robert J. Graves 93<br />

I'm Saving Them, G. L. Sc<strong>of</strong>ield 94<br />

Correction, W. J. McKee 95


#77 APRIL, 1940<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board 1<br />

An Un<strong>of</strong>ficial <strong>Iris</strong> Symposium, Kenneth D. Smith 3<br />

Annual Meeting, 1940, Dr. Franklin Cook 15<br />

Oncobreds, C. G. White 20<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Root Rot, Harold T. Bent 23<br />

Color Slide Competition 28<br />

Beauty Wins, A Play <strong>of</strong> One Point, W. M. Kellogg 30<br />

Policy <strong>of</strong> Awards, 1940 33<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Shall We Change the Rating System? Geddes Douglas 40<br />

About I. douglasiana and Hybrids, Fred De Forest 46<br />

About the Dykes Award, Kenneth D. Smith 47<br />

The New Cheek List, Mrs. E. A. S. Peckham 50<br />

Membership Lists<br />

Alphabetical List 51<br />

Geographical List 77<br />

Pages for Notes 116, 117


#78 JULY, 1940<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board 1<br />

Awards <strong>of</strong> the American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> for 1940 3<br />

Highlights <strong>of</strong> the Chicago Meeting 5<br />

Our President Travels, William J. McKee 9<br />

Poor Season in Southern California, Lena M. Lothrop 13<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in Northern California, E. O. Essig 17<br />

The Pacific Northwest Reports, Walter E. Marx 19<br />

Three Midwestern Gardens, Louise Blake 27<br />

Below the Mason-Dixon Line, Kenneth D. Smith 29<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> In and About Philadelphia, John Dolman, Jr. 35<br />

Gardens in the Metropolitan Area, Elisabeth N. Nesmith 37<br />

A Jaunt Through New England, Ethel Anson Peckham 41<br />

Survey <strong>of</strong> the 1940 <strong>Iris</strong> Season, Ju1tius P. Fishburn 47<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Approves Symposium and Courtesy Gardens, C. D. Ellyson 58<br />

Does Beauty Always Win? "Onward" ----------- 58<br />

Questions Value <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Symposium, Lena M. Lothrop 59<br />

The 1940 Awards at Rome ------------------------ 60<br />

Message from the British <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>------------ 62<br />

Passing Comment, J. M. Shull -------------------- 63<br />

The 1939 Check List Now Available ------------ 64<br />

Correction to Membership List ... ---------------- 64


#79 OCTOBER, 1940<br />

Editors Bulletin Board -------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

The 1939 Check List, William J. McKee----------------------------- 2<br />

Election <strong>of</strong> Directors------------ ---------------------------------------- 2<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Ratings, 1940-- ------------------------------------------------------ 4<br />

Judges' Varietal Comments--------------------------------------------- 9<br />

Swan Lake Garden, H. C. Bland--------------------------------------20<br />

Yakima Valley <strong>Iris</strong> Season, 1940, Alexander Maxwell -----------23<br />

Observations on Beardless <strong>Iris</strong>, Geddes Douglas ------------------27<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Sports and Biennial <strong>Iris</strong>, K. H. Sloan----------------------------30<br />

Three Weeks <strong>of</strong> New England <strong>Iris</strong>, H. L. Butterworth ------------36<br />

A California Viewpoint, H. I. Johnson ------------------------------39<br />

Random Notes on <strong>Iris</strong> Varieties, C. E. F. Gersdorff ---------------45<br />

Ancestry No Sure Guide to Tenderness, J. M. Shull---------------52<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> 1940 <strong>Iris</strong> Shows, Mrs. R. E. Ricker ----------------------55<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> at N. Y. World's Fair, G. M. Reed--------------------73<br />

Winners in Color Slide Competition, Mrs. H. E. Lewis-----------75<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Spun Gold in the Midwest, Mrs. Douglas Pattison -- -----------75<br />

Vitamin B1 Experiment, Eleanor Hill -----------77<br />

For a Fair Appraisal <strong>of</strong> Varieties, Mrs. M. P. Scruggs- ---------77


#80 JANUARY, 1941<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board-------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

Directors Award Gold Medal ------------------------------------------ 3<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> President for 1940, William J. McKee-------------------- 5<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Treasurer, Junius P. Fishburn ------------------------------ 7<br />

Reports <strong>of</strong> Regional Vies-Presidents---------------------------------10<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> for Our Gardens, Mrs. Thomas Nesmith 32<br />

Additional 1940 Ratings--- --------------------------------------------38<br />

Resolutions on Breeding, Earl E. Evans -----------------------------39<br />

Judging and Trial Gardens, Harold T. Bent -------------------------46<br />

Native North American <strong>Iris</strong>, Marie LeB. Arbuckle ----------------49<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Introductions, 1940, Mrs. W. H. Peckham ---------------------57<br />

Color Slide Competition -----------------------------------------------64<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Notes from Southern California, C. C. Taylor----- ------------65<br />

Southwest Expands Activities, Marian P. Scruggs, 66<br />

For More Critical Ratings, Grace H. Kellogg------ ------------61<br />

Sports or Increases? S. Y. Caldwell ---------------- ------------69<br />

Obituary, Mrs. Herman E. Lewis ------------------------ ------------70


#81 APRIL, 1941<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board-------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

Un<strong>of</strong>ficial Symposium. 1941, Kenneth D. Smith ---------- 3<br />

Welcome to Annual Meeting, Geddes Douglas ---------- ---------14<br />

Annual Meeting Program --- ------------------------------------------15<br />

Nashville's <strong>Iris</strong> Gardens, F. W. Cassebeer---------------------------17<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> Committee -----------------------------------------------22<br />

Policy <strong>of</strong> Awards, 1941 ------------------------------------------------23<br />

Candidates for Award <strong>of</strong> Merit ---------------------------------------28<br />

Candidates for Dykes Medal ------------------------------------------29<br />

Awards and Ratings Explained, Jesse Wills ------------------------29<br />

Review <strong>of</strong> Intermediate <strong>Iris</strong>, Robert Schreiner ---------------------38<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Rot Notes, Harold T. Bant ----------------------------------------42<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>h Thrips, L. G. Utter and F. F. Smith ----------------------------46<br />

Taking <strong>Iris</strong> Color Pictures, F. W. Cassebeer ------------------------59<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Personal Opinions Better Than Rating? C. G. White- 61<br />

Tenderness vs. Hardiness, J. Marion Shull ----------- ----------61


#82 JULY, 1941<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board--------------------------------------- ---------- 1<br />

American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Awards, 1941 ---------- 3<br />

Nashville and Other Gardens, Elizabeth N. Nesmith __ ---------- 6<br />

Impressions at the Annual Meeting, Agnes Whiting___ ---------21<br />

Good <strong>Iris</strong> in a Bad Season, Junius P. Fishburn- ---------29<br />

Pacific Coast <strong>Iris</strong> Survey, Harold 1. Johnson ________ ---------38<br />

Highlights <strong>of</strong> the Season, Virginia F. Clutton ---------41<br />

The 1941 Season in Retrospect, Ethel A. S. Peckham_- 46<br />

Lady Paramount Gives a Party, Lena M. Lothrop ---------52<br />

Yakima Valley <strong>Iris</strong>, 1941, Alexander Maxwell ---------54<br />

Comments from Iowa, Craig D. Ellyson ---------56<br />

Observed at Roanoke, Lucille Reamey Steedman ---------58<br />

Breeding and Propagating Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>, George Arceneaux----67<br />

Our Members Write :<br />

No Awards Made at Rome, Mary Senni-------------------------71<br />

A Critique <strong>of</strong> Notes on Native American <strong>Iris</strong>,<br />

A. W. Mackenzie-------------------------------------- ---------72<br />

A Plea for <strong>Iris</strong> at Morton Arboretum, R. J. Comstock ---------75<br />

Appeal from British <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>, Svend G. Fiedler-- ---------76<br />

We Hear from the Northwest, Alexander Maxwell _ ---------77


#83 OCTOBER, 1941<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board ------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Ratings, 1941 -------------------------------------------------------- 3<br />

Comments on Varieties ------------------------------------------------- 8<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Seedlings in New Hampshire, Dr. B. J. Grave -----------------23<br />

Mice Feed on Rhizomes, Jesse Willis-------------------------------26<br />

Winners <strong>of</strong> Slide Contest ----------------------------------------------28<br />

New Thrills from Old <strong>Iris</strong>, Bonnie Bentley -------------------------31<br />

New <strong>Iris</strong> on Pacific Coast, Lena M. Lothrop------------------------34<br />

Rhizome Rot, Elizabeth B. Miles-------------------------------------40<br />

Plantings in New York City -------------------------------------------42<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Mr. Caparne's Hybridizing, C. W. Christie-Miller -------------44<br />

Suggests <strong>Iris</strong> as National Flower, Howard Weed---------------44<br />

More Descriptions Wanted, Mary Senni ------------------------45


#84 JANUARY, 1942<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board-------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

Annual Meetings Postponed ------------------------------------------- 2<br />

New Medals Awarded -------------------------------------------------- 3<br />

Service Medal Recipients----------------------------------------------- 5<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the President, William J. McKee -------------------------- 6<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer, Junius P. Fishburn-------------------------- 8<br />

Reports <strong>of</strong> Regional Vice-Presidents ............................... --10<br />

At Home with Pr<strong>of</strong>. Mitchell, Irma Pollock-------------------------30<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> 1941 Shows, Mrs. Ralph E. Ricker ----------------------33<br />

Notes from Midwest Breeders ----------------------------------------50<br />

Beardless in Shreveport, Geddes Douglas---------------------------55<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Ratings Re-examined, Elmer A. Claar --------------------------57<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Field Mice and <strong>Iris</strong>, E. Horne Craigie----------------------------66<br />

The Lady Comments, Mary F. Tharp ----------------------------68


#85 APRIL, 1942<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board-------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

Un<strong>of</strong>ficial <strong>Iris</strong> Symposium, Kenneth D. Smith ---------------------- 3<br />

Policy Awards, 1942 ---------------------------------------------------17<br />

Comments on Awards Policy, Jesse E. Wills -----------------------23<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> from "Down Under," T. Wood -----------------------------------26<br />

Too Many Good <strong>Iris</strong>? John Dolman, Jr. -----------------------------29<br />

Plant Breeding and Hans P. Sass, by David F. Hall----------------33<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Family Trees, Geddes Douglas-------------------------------41<br />

Inheritance Charts:<br />

PRAIRIE SUNSET-------------------------------------------------42<br />

RUTH POLLOCK--------------------------------------------------43<br />

ELSA SASS ---------------------------------------------------------44<br />

Further Progress in Oncobreds, Clare'nce G. White --------------46<br />

Pollen on One Stigma Suffices, Clifford W. Benson --------------48<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Introductions, 1941, Mrs. E. A. S. Peckham -------------------50<br />

Membership List --------------------------------------------------------57


#86 JULY, 1942<br />

SUPPLEMENT TO IRIS CHECK LIST 1939<br />

Listing registrations, introductions, corrections, and additional varieta1 data from autumn 1939 to<br />

January 1942.<br />

Compiled by<br />

ETHEL A. S. PECKHAM, Editor, <strong>Iris</strong> Check List 1939<br />

Assisted by<br />

CHAS. E. F. GERSDORFF, Registrar


#87 OCTOBER, 1942<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board--------------------------------------- ---------- 1<br />

A. I. S. Awards, 1942 ---------------------------------------- ---------- 3<br />

New Directors and Officers --------------------------------- ---------- 5<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Ratings, 1942 --------------------------------------------- ---------- 6<br />

Comments on Varieties -------------------------------------- ---------11<br />

My Perfect <strong>Iris</strong>, Dr. Franklin Cook------------------------- ---------32<br />

Origin <strong>of</strong> Modern White <strong>Iris</strong>, Geddes Douglas ----------- ---------40<br />

Two New York Gardens, Louise Blake ------------------- --------45<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Personalities, 1942, Thura Truax Hires__________ ---------46<br />

Origin <strong>of</strong> Cultivated Bulbous <strong>Iris</strong>, J an de Gro<strong>of</strong>f-------- ---------58<br />

The Season at Roanoke, Lucile R. Steedman ________ ---------63<br />

Wanted, Better White <strong>Iris</strong>, 'Stedman Buttrick ---------73<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

More <strong>Iris</strong> Family Trees, Geddes Douglas--------------- ---------74<br />

SNOW FLURRY ----------------------------------------- ---------75<br />

OLD PARCHMENT ------------------------------------- ---------77<br />

YELLOW JEWEL---------------------------------------- ---------78<br />

Diet for Rodents, William F. Cahoon ---------80


#88 JANUARY, 1943<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board-------------------------------------- ----------- 1<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the President, William J. McKee -------------- ----------- 3<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer., Junius P. Fishburn ------------- ----------- 5<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Secretary, Howard R. Watkins ------------ ----------10<br />

Report, Slides Committee, Mrs. P. E. Corey------------- ----------11<br />

Reports <strong>of</strong> Regional Vice-Presidents---------------------- ----------12<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> 1942 Shows, Mrs. Ralph E. Ricker ------- ----------34<br />

Hibernating <strong>Iris</strong>, Thura Truax Hires----------------------- ----------43<br />

Illinois Bloomings, Amanda Hahn ------------------------ ----------47<br />

Re-blooming <strong>Iris</strong>, Hinda Teague Hill ______________ ----------49<br />

Comments from England, N. Leslie Cave------------ ----------51<br />

Other Interests in <strong>Iris</strong> Gardens, S. F. Hamblin----------- ----------56<br />

Evolution <strong>of</strong> Yellow Plicatas, Robert Schreiner___ ---- ----------58<br />

Variety Comments, Geddes Douglas --------------------- ----------62<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Letter to John Dolman, Jr., F. M. Danks --------------- ----------64<br />

From Missouri, J. Marion ShulL ------------------------ ----------65<br />

Charm in an <strong>Iris</strong>, E. B. CappeZZer---------------------- ----------67<br />

Stem Propagation Y Hinda Teague HilL--------------- ----------69


#89 APRIL, 1943<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board-------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

Un<strong>of</strong>ficial <strong>Iris</strong> Symposium, Kenneth D. Smith __________ ------ 3<br />

Three New Medals Awarded------------------------------------ -----11<br />

Older <strong>Iris</strong> I would Buy Again, Jesse Wills -----12<br />

Single Stigma Pollination, J. C. Nicholls---------------------- -----19<br />

A Famed Carolina Garden, P. W. Cassebeer____________ -----21<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Hall <strong>of</strong> Fame, 1943 ----------------------------------- ------------26<br />

Policy <strong>of</strong> Awards, 1943 m ---------------------- -------- ------------28<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Family Trees, Geddes Douglas --------------------- ----------30<br />

MING YELLOW _________ __ -------------------- ----------31<br />

RED GLEAM -------------------------------------------- ----------32<br />

CHRISTABEL --- --------------------------------------- ----------33<br />

Support <strong>of</strong> Present Rating System, C. U. Bear ______ ----------34<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Registrar, C. E. F. Gersdorff ----------- 38<br />

Registration and Approvals for 1942 ----- __ ____39


#90 JULY, 1943<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board-------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

A. I. S. Awards, 1943 --------------------------------------------------- 3<br />

Nashville's <strong>Iris</strong> Season, Jesse E. Wills -------------------------------- 6<br />

New England <strong>Iris</strong>, William J. McKee--------------------------------12<br />

Impressions, 1943, Junius P. Fishburn-------------------------------15<br />

Survey, No. California, Mrs. G. G. Pollock-------------------------31<br />

Gossip from North Carolina, Frederic M. Hanes-------------------37<br />

Pacific Northwest Varieties, R. M. Coo1ey-------------------------40<br />

California <strong>Iris</strong> at Home, Lena Lothrop-------------------------------47<br />

In and about Chicago. Orville W. Fay -------------------------------54<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in Three Regions, Harold Johnson-------------------------------57<br />

Roanoke Gardens, Lucile B. Steedman------------------------------61<br />

Notes on <strong>Iris</strong> Travel, Jesse E. Wills ----------------------------------70<br />

Utah Bloomings, Tell Muhlestein ------------------------------------76<br />

Midwest View <strong>of</strong> Coast <strong>Iris</strong>, L. A. Gaulter--------------------------79<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Seasonal Observations, C. G. White -----------------------------84<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in War Effort, K. D. Smith------------------------------------85<br />

"Grafting" <strong>Iris</strong>, P. E. Schneider -----------------------------------86<br />

Florentina Seedlings, Geddes Douglas --------------------------87<br />

New <strong>Iris</strong> Seen in 1943, Mrs. Thomas Nesmith ---------------------88


#91 OCTOBBR, 1943<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board-------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>, Caroline Dorman ---------- 3<br />

Rare Native <strong>Iris</strong>, Minnie Colquitt ---------11<br />

Why the Spurias? Eric E. Nies ---------13<br />

Our Choice <strong>of</strong> Siberians, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Kellogg16<br />

Seen in Midwest Gardens, Agnes Whiting ---------22<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in England, N. Leslie Cave ---------33<br />

How Red Can We Get <strong>Iris</strong>' E. G. Lapham ---------37<br />

Adios: A Late Drift, Louise Blake ------------------------- ---------38<br />

Tools, Soil, Pests, Etc., David p. Hall---------------------- ---------40<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Ratings, 1943 ------ ----------------------------------- ------------44<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Southern California Replies, Lena Lothrop --------------47<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Highlights <strong>of</strong> 1943, Mrs. F. H. Clutton ___-- -------------48<br />

Comments on Varieties --- --------------------------------------------52


#92 FEBRUARY, 1944<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board-------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the President, Jesse E. Wills ------------------------------- 3<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Secretary, Howard R. Watkins ------------------------ 5<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Exhibition Committee, Mrs. R. E. Ricker---------------- 6<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer, E. G. Lapham ------------------------------- 7<br />

Reports <strong>of</strong> Regional Vice-Presidents---------------------------------- 9<br />

Unusual <strong>Iris</strong> in Southern California, J. N. Giridlian ---------------30<br />

Thoughts <strong>of</strong> Amateur Hybridizer, Frederic M. Hanes -------------32<br />

The Naming <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>, N. Leslie Cave ----------------------------------34<br />

Prelude to Pink, Geddes Douglas-------------------------------------38<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Whither Are We Bound? R. J. Comstock -----------------------49<br />

Late Transplanting <strong>of</strong> Seedlings, T. N. Webb ------------50<br />

A Criticism, C. Edgar Bedwell ------------51<br />

An Invitation from England, H. J. Randall ------------51<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Registrar, C. E. P. Gersdorff ------------51<br />

Election <strong>of</strong> Officers, 1944 -------------------------------- ------------74


#93 MAY, 1944<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board-------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

Meet the American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>---------------------------------------- 3<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Family, Geddes Douglas-------------------------------------- 7<br />

On Purchasing <strong>Iris</strong>, Jesse Wills ---------------------------------------19<br />

Points on <strong>Iris</strong> Culture, F. W. Cassebeer------------------------------32<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Hybridizing, Kenneth. D. Smith -------------------------------- 42<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Color Combinations, Mrs. Silas B. Waters---------------------49<br />

Beardless <strong>Iris</strong> for Our Gardens, Mrs. Thomas Nesmith -----------53<br />

Un<strong>of</strong>ficial <strong>Iris</strong> Symposium, Kenneth D. Smith ---------------------59<br />

Changes in Awards for 1945, Junius P. Fishburn ------------------68<br />

Dykes Medal Winners, 1927-1945 ----------------------------------70<br />

A. L S. Awards, 1938-1943 -------------------------------------------72<br />

Medal Winners, 1944 --------------------------------------------------80


#94 AUGUST, 1944<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board-------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

A. I. S. Awards, 1944 --------------------------------------------------- 3<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Travels, 1944, Jesse E. Wills ------------------------------------- 5<br />

New England <strong>Iris</strong> Season, Stedman Buttrick ---------- ------------13<br />

More New England Gardens, Wi1liam J. McKee----- ------------21<br />

Nashville Observations, Mrs. Thomas Nesmith ____ ------------26<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Notes, Sweet and Sour, Frederic M. Hanes ------- ------------32<br />

What's New in So. California, Mrs. Lena Lothrop ---- ------------36<br />

Roanoke Re-visited, John Dolman, Jr. ------------------------------41<br />

Idle Thoughts <strong>of</strong> an Idle Fellow, J. Marion Shull ___ ------------53<br />

Midwest <strong>Iris</strong> Season, Ralph M. Schroeder ------------- ------------59<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in England, 1944, N. Leslie Cave ___________ ------------65<br />

Honor to Pr<strong>of</strong>. Sidney Mitchell -------------------------- ------------68


#95 NOVEMBER, 1944<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board-------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

Let's Grow Up, Robert E. Allen..-------------------------------------- 3<br />

Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong>, H. M. Hill --------------------------------------------------- 8<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Ratings, 1944 -------------------------------------------------------13<br />

The Mohr <strong>Iris</strong>, Robert Schreiner--------------------------------------15<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Lady Mohr, Sydney B. Mitchell ---------------------------------21<br />

"Hall <strong>of</strong> Fame," 1944, Kenneth D. Smith ---------------------------24<br />

Roanoke Gardens, Lucile R. Stedman -------------------------------29<br />

Chromosome Numbers, L. F. Randolph. ----------------------------37<br />

Variety Comments------------------------------------------------------46


#96 FEBRUARY, 1945<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board ----------------- -------------------------------- 1<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the President, Jesse B. Wills ------------------------------- 2<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Directors' Meeting------------------------------------------- 7<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer, B. G. Lapham ------------------------------ 8<br />

Recipients <strong>of</strong> Distinguished Service Medals<br />

Clarence P. Connell ------------------------------------------------10<br />

J. Marion Shull ----- ------------------------------------------------11<br />

Recipients <strong>of</strong> Hybridizing Medals<br />

Rudolph E. Kleinsorge --------------------------------- -----------12<br />

David F. Hall -------------------------------------------- -----------14<br />

Henry L. Grant ------------------------------------------ -----------11<br />

Reports <strong>of</strong> Regional Vice Presidents--------------------- -----------18<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Exhibition Committee-------------------------- -----------38<br />

Performances, Deep Southwest--------------------------- -----------42<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Review, 1942 and 1944, C. E, F. Gersdorff -----------45<br />

Early Spring Care, F. W. Casebeer -----------52<br />

Why Not Move Up the Awards? David Platt ---- -----------53<br />

Observations, T. R. Manley and H. E. Harned -----------57<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Insuring More "Takes," Edward Watkins -----------------------62<br />

In Defense <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Names, Mary F. Tharp ----------------------63<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> at Christmas, Fred B. Taylor ---------------------------------63<br />

Corrections about Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong>, C. E. F. Gersdorff---------------64<br />

More on Mohr <strong>Iris</strong>, C. E. F. Gersdorff---------------------------65<br />

Membership List ------------------------------------------------------66


#97 MAY, 1945<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board ------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

Judges' Symposium, 1945, Kenneth D. Smith ----------------------- 3<br />

Cycle <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Borer, Charles U. Bear ---------------------------------- 9<br />

Botrytis convoluta, Dr. Louise Dosdall------------------------------11<br />

Bearded <strong>Iris</strong> in Argentina, Ruth Hawtrey ---------------------------16<br />

Reblooming <strong>Iris</strong>, H. M. Hill ------------------------------ ------------21<br />

Diploid to Tetraploid, Robert Schreiner ---------------- ------------25<br />

Consider the Blues, Mary F. Tharp ---------------------------------31<br />

Embryo Seed Culture, Dr. L. F. Randolph _______ ------------33<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Experiments with Seed Germination, C. G. White -----------46<br />

News from Italy, Mrs. H. E. Montgomery ----------------46<br />

Proposed New Awards Calendar, C. G. White 47<br />

Registrations -----------------------------------------------------------48


#98 AUGUST, 1945<br />

Editor's Bulletin Board-------- ---------------------- ------- ---------- 1<br />

List <strong>of</strong> 1945 Awards------ ---------------------------------------------- 3<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Recollections, 1945, Jesse E. Wills..........................6<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Visits, Geddes Douglas -------------------------------------------15<br />

Breeding for Spacing and Substance, Elias Nelson ----------------23<br />

Reports on So. California, Archie MacLean and Lena Lothrop -25<br />

Growing Spurias, Eric E. Nies -------------- -------------------------33<br />

The Man Behind Elmohr ----------------------------------------------35<br />

Peregrinations <strong>of</strong> a Fancier, J. P. Fishburn --------------------------37<br />

Notes on Two Gardens, John Dolman, Jr._ 48<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> at Ingersoll, Ont., F. C. Biehl-------------------------------------53<br />

A Visit to Three Oaks, J. Marion Shull------------------------------56<br />

New England Gardens, W. J. McKee -- -----------------------------59<br />

Kansas and Missouri Gardens, D. R. Kinish------------------------68<br />

Northern California Season, H. I. Johnson -- -----------------------72<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Memoranda, G1ty Rogers ----------------------------------------75<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> <strong>of</strong> Cedric Morris, N. Leslie Cave 0 -----------------------------78<br />

Visit to Rene Cayeux, Clifford W. Benson - -----------------------82<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

American <strong>Iris</strong> in England, N. Leslie Cave------------- ---------85<br />

Growing Conditions in Yakima Valley, Elias Nelson --------87<br />

Vetoes Limiting Introductions, Katharine Clifford -- ---------88<br />

Okehs Limiting Introductions, David R. Kinish ---- ---------89<br />

Size No Measure <strong>of</strong> Beauty, Eric E. Nies ------------- ---------90<br />

Two or Twenty Species? A. W. Mackenzie----------- ---------91


#99 NOVEMBBR, 1945<br />

Editor 's Bulletin Board ------------------------------------------------- 1<br />

After Three Years, Dr. Franklin Cook -------------------------------- 3<br />

Officers Re-elected ------------------------------------------------------ 9<br />

Mystery <strong>of</strong> S<strong>of</strong>t Rot, Jesse E. Wills ----------------------------------10<br />

Propagation <strong>of</strong> Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>, Ira S. Nelson -----------------------14<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in Weather Gone Awry, Ralph M. Schroeder------------------21<br />

Presby Memorial Garden, C. H. Caldwell -------------------------25<br />

Review <strong>of</strong> the Season, Mrs. Ralph E. Ricker -----------------------28<br />

Lesser Known <strong>Iris</strong>, Dr. George M. Reed ----------------------------37<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Through the War in Italy, Countess Senni----------------------48<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Genetics, A. H. Sturtevant and L. F. Randolph ---------------52<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Ratings, 1945 -------------------------------------------------------66<br />

Comments on Varieties ------------------------------------------------70<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Favors Test Gardens, Dr. Lews Clevenger ---------------------92


#100 JANUARY, 1946<br />

R. S. STURTEVANT, Editor<br />

GEDDES DOUGLAS, Associate Editor<br />

Foreword, R. S. Sturtevant --------------------------------------------- 1<br />

Calling All Members ---------------------------------------------------- 3<br />

The Traditional Approach .................................... ....... ------------ 5<br />

English Reminiscences, Robert W. Wallace, V. M. H ------------- 5<br />

An American Slant ....................................................... -----------14<br />

The Work <strong>of</strong> The <strong>Society</strong> .................................. , ----------------- 16<br />

President's Report 1929, John C. Wister ----------------------------17<br />

News to An English Friend From Junius Fishburn-----------------20<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Slides Committee, Miriam E. Corey, Chairman ---32<br />

1945 Reports, Jesse E. Wills, Pres -----------------------------------33<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Secretary, Howard R. Watkins -----------------------35<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer, E. G. Lapham ------------------------------37<br />

Reports From the Regional Vice-Presidents ------------------------38<br />

1946 <strong>Iris</strong> Shows, Mrs. Ralph E. Ricker, Chairman-----------------41<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Scientific Committee, L. F. Randolph---------------44<br />

Planning and Planting An <strong>Iris</strong> Border, Olive Murrell--------------46<br />

Cultural Notes on Species............................................. -----------52<br />

The Family Tree-<strong>Iris</strong> For West ---------------------------------------63<br />

Species......................................... ................................ -----------70<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>--Fleur De Luce, W. H. W. Bliss ---------------------------------74<br />

Questionnaire ----------------------------------------------------------75


#101 April, 1946<br />

In Memoriam. Jacob Sass<br />

Foreword<br />

1<br />

Jacob Sass-1872-1945. Thura Traux Hires 3<br />

Sherman L. Duffy 4<br />

His Work with <strong>Iris</strong>es, Thura Traux Hires 5<br />

Agnes Whiting 13<br />

Sherman L. Duffy 20<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Introductions 14<br />

MEDALS, 1945. Mrs. Louise Blake, Harvey Hobson 23<br />

Paul Cook, Mary Williamson 25<br />

E. Greig Lapham, Franklin Cook 28<br />

Amoena Breeding Experiments, Jesse Wills 31<br />

Amoenas and Near-Amoenas in the Early Years 42<br />

New England-A preview <strong>of</strong> the Annual Meeting,<br />

Mrs. Thomas Nesmith 46<br />

Forward Looking Region 6, Mrs. Silas B. Waters 50<br />

Washington State <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>-Proposed Program,<br />

Alexander Maxwell --------------------------------------- 53<br />

Canada-1945, W. J. M<strong>of</strong>fat 55<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>, A Hobby for Men, John B. Wallace, Jr. 58<br />

Lest We Forget------------------------------------------------ 64<br />

They Say! Mary Tharp--------------------------------------- 65<br />

APPEAL for Kodachromes --------------------------------- 66<br />

IN THE GARDEN -------- ---------------------------------- 67<br />

VARIETAL COMMENTS---------------------------------- 72<br />

Membership List. Changes from Feb. 1945-Feb. 1946 78<br />

Lea <strong>Iris</strong> des Jardins, M. P. Lavenir 88<br />

POLICY OF AWARDS-1945-1946 Eligible <strong>Iris</strong>es------ 90


#102 July, 1946<br />

LOUISIANA IRISES<br />

Cajan Country, Geddes Douglas 3<br />

The Mary Swords Debaillon Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>,<br />

Katherine Cornay---------------------------------------- 6<br />

Abbeville's Giant <strong>Iris</strong>es, Ira S. Nelson______________ 11<br />

What is <strong>Iris</strong> fulva? Clair A. Brown 11<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong>es <strong>of</strong> the Abbeville, La., Region, Percy Viosca, Jr.- 18<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in Shreveport, Minnie Colquitt 23<br />

The Influence <strong>of</strong> Sass <strong>Iris</strong>es, Family Trees, Agnes Whiting- 28<br />

Test Gardens, John C. Wister ____________________ 37<br />

New England and The Annual Meeting, Mrs. Irma PoUoc1c- 43<br />

Flower Arrangements, Mrs. Lucille Steedman and<br />

Mrs. Maslin Davis 50<br />

Seedling Comments as received before May 28th. 56<br />

Varietal Comments as received before May 28th. 64<br />

SCIENCE-General Genetics Program, Dr. L. F. Randolph,<br />

Chairman 75<br />

Also Notes on Rot, pollination, germination, response<br />

to length <strong>of</strong> day 79<br />

" As to Selling Pedigreed Seed," E. O. James 81<br />

Ask Me Another. . . The Questionnaire 83<br />

Our Members Write. About Test Gardens, Plant Buyers'<br />

Index, "Obsolete", Species Notes 86<br />

In Memoriam 92<br />

In the Garden.. -- -- 93<br />

REGISTRATIONS, 1945, Charles E.F'. Gersdorff and<br />

Minnie Colquitt 97<br />

Members Attending the 1946 Meeting 121<br />

Offer from Nashville Growers for 1948 Display 123


#103 October, 1946<br />

FROM EAST TO WEST<br />

CONTENTS<br />

1946 Awards -------------------------------------------------- 3<br />

Questionnaire Summaries, L. F. Randolph ------------- 5<br />

"After the Ball Was Over," Mrs. Otto Steutzel ----------- 9<br />

From Virginia to New Hampshire, John Dolman, Jr. --- 12<br />

Family Tree. Helen McGregor-Lady Boscawan, Geddes<br />

Douglas ------------------------------------------------------ 13<br />

Region 6 Meeting, Mrs. Silas B. Waters------------------- 21<br />

Kansas and Missouri Gardens, David Kinnish, Dr. Lewis<br />

Clevenger, Dr. H. W. Schirmer 24<br />

California, Mrs. Lena Lothrop -- --------------------------- 31<br />

Mrs. Otto Steutzel -- ___ ___ ---------------------------- 42<br />

Tell M uhlenstein ------------------------------------------- 45<br />

Strange Bed-Fellows <strong>of</strong> the Check List and Classification,<br />

Robert E. Allen------------------------- -------------------- 51<br />

Mr. "Harry" J. Randall -------- -------------- --------------- 55<br />

ARRANGEMENT CONTEST, Mrs. George Steedman 59<br />

Varietal Comments ------------------------------------------- 60<br />

In the Garden, Mrs. Corey and Others--------------------- 71<br />

Species Notes, Louisiana, William Mohr, etc.------------ 74<br />

Our Members Write. "Intermediate," from Region 6<br />

Questionnaire, Numbered Seedling Publicity.<br />

Presby Memorial Garden, Pests, Fading,<br />

This and That<br />

78<br />

Seedling Comments ------------------------------------------ 93<br />

Ask Me Another. Pollenation ------------------ __ --------- 97<br />

CHECK LIST NOTICE ------ __ ------------------------- 98<br />

GROWTH QUESTIONNAIRE _____ ------------------- 100


#104 January, 1947<br />

Foreword------------------- 1<br />

1946 Symposium and Comments, Kenneth D. Smith 3<br />

1946 Ratings _-------<br />

12<br />

ANNUAL MEETING, 1947___ 15<br />

1946 Reports. -PRESIDENT, Jesse Wills 16<br />

SECRETARY, Howard Watkins 18<br />

TREASURER, E. Greig Lapham 20<br />

Regional Vice Presidents, Regions 3, 4, 7, 10, 11,<br />

14, 16 and 17 (See No. 103 for 6 and 15)_ 21<br />

SLIDES COMMITTEE, Mrs. Miriam E. Corey. 35<br />

EXHIDITIONS COMMITTEE, Mrs. Ralph E. Ricker36<br />

PUBLIC PLANTINGS, Oklahoma-Montreal 42<br />

AN AMERICAN VISIT, H. J. Randall 44<br />

FALL BLOOMING IRIS: A NEW STRAIN, Geddes Douglas 66<br />

[Reblooming <strong>Iris</strong>]<br />

FAMILY TREE, IRIS MIOBELLE, Geddes Douglas__ 67<br />

OUR MEMBERS WRITE, RE-IB. "Plicks [plicatas]"<br />

Vox PoP ON KODACHROMES. GUEST ETHICS.<br />

GARDEN IRIS<br />

68<br />

IN THE GARDEN, Mrs. Virginia Clutton 78<br />

VARIETAL AND SEEDLING COMMENTS ----------- 82<br />

SPECIES NOTES, The Longipetala Group, I. Versicolor,<br />

CALIFORNIA SPECIES 88<br />

SCIENCE SERIES, ASK ME ANOTHER, SCORCH-91<br />

To READ OR NOT TO READ___________________ 93<br />

PUBLICITY FOR THE AIS-YOUR OPPORTUNITY94<br />

IN MEMORIAM, HOWARD EVARTS WEED 95<br />

PRIZES ARRANGEMENT CONTEST ____________ 96<br />

By -LAWS OF THE AMERICAN IRIS SOCIETY_ 98<br />

1946 REGISTRATIONS, Chas. E. F. Gersd<strong>of</strong>f,.<br />

Minnie Colquitt 102<br />

PROJECT FOR FORTY-SEVEN 123


#105 April, 1947<br />

IN MEMORIAM-HENRY LEE GRANT<br />

Henry Lee Grant, 1894-1946 Elizabeth Nesmith............. 2<br />

Grant <strong>Iris</strong> as I Grow Them, Elizabeth Nesmith ----------- 2<br />

Meet Our New Officers:<br />

Dr. . Franklin. Cook, President ------------------------- 6<br />

Dr. Robert J. Graves, Vice President----- ------------- 7<br />

Chicago Bound, Ralph Schroeder, Virginia F. Clutton 9<br />

American <strong>Iris</strong>es in England, Harry J. Randall------------ 19<br />

California Species, Lena Lothrop - 24<br />

Swing Back to the Blues, Jesse Wills ---------------------- 31<br />

Family Tree-<strong>Iris</strong> CAHOKIA, Geddes Douglas.............. 38<br />

Genetics Program. 1946 Report, 1947 Program,<br />

The Scientiftc Committee 39<br />

Wisley Memories, William Miles ................................... 49<br />

Bacterial Leaf Blight, W. H. Burkholder ------------------ 53<br />

Disease Resistance, Geddes Douglas ............................. 59<br />

The Use <strong>of</strong> DDT in the Control <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Borer, Lowry-Fraim 64<br />

"Scorch," Robert E. Allen, Eleanor Hull<br />

Mutation, H. R. Nasmith -------------------------------- 66<br />

Classification. Dwarfs, Walter Welch. IB,<br />

Chas. E. F. Gersdorff, etc. ------------------------------ 70<br />

Growth Questionnaire Report, R. 8. 8turtevant----------- 75<br />

SPECIES. I. imbricata, Paul Cook, and others --------79<br />

Color Photography, Percy I. Merry. --- ----------------81<br />

OUR MEMBERS WRITE. Guest Ethics, Plicata, This and That 83<br />

Member Group&-Local: Dallas, Texas, Southern California,<br />

Canada ___________ ---------------------------------- 90<br />

Varietal Comments _____ ---------------------------------- 94<br />

PUBLICITY, Ideas, Result&..____________ _______ 99<br />

Cayeux Introductions and Parentages, Rene Cayeux_ --- 103<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> the Directors' Meeting-- ............................... 106<br />

Daylily Check List------------------------------ ------------- 109<br />

Membership List, Additions to January, 1947 ------ 110<br />

SURVEY OF RESISTANT VARIETIES----------------- 120


#106 July, 1947<br />

PLICATA NUMBER<br />

Foreword--- 1<br />

Medalists—<br />

Jesse E. Wills ------ 3<br />

Kenneth D. Smith -------- 4<br />

Plicata or Feathered<br />

R. S. Sturtevant ------------------------------------------ 5<br />

Sydney B. Mitchell -- 13<br />

Robert Schreiner ----------------------------------------- 21<br />

Agnes Whiting ------------------------------------------- 26<br />

Family Tree Banded Beauty 31<br />

K. D. Smith 32<br />

Angus Wilson and others 35<br />

The Annual Meeting 1947, Sam Y. Caldwell. 38<br />

Texas and Louisiana, Geddes Douglas 45<br />

Southern California Trek, Carl Taylor- 50<br />

Southern United States <strong>Iris</strong>es, Species and Hybrids, Geo. M. Reed 52<br />

SPECIES-<br />

I. atr<strong>of</strong>usca, Tuviah Kushnir 83<br />

I. gracilipes BLUE ROSE, I. Verna 91<br />

Member Groups, Kent, England; Seattle, Wash.<br />

Regions 6, 7, 18 92<br />

Our Members Write, Ratings, Registrations, Classification- 95<br />

On Judges' and Judging, J. Marion Shull I 107<br />

Fertilizing <strong>Iris</strong>es, Guy Rogers, Texas I 109<br />

The Green Light, Mary Tharp ----------------------------- 112<br />

In the Garden, Mrs. Leo F. Reynolds, Tennessee-------- 116<br />

Varietal Comments, Wm. Mohr Seedlings --------------- 118<br />

"Pineappling"................................................................. 122<br />

In Memoriam, Ruth Marsailis Dormon 123<br />

Errata ------------------------------------- ----- .................. 123<br />

ANNUAL-Midwest Hemerocallis <strong>Society</strong>--------------- 124<br />

Nashville 1948 Trials _ ------------------------------------- 124<br />

Awards 1947 ----------------------------------------------- --- 128


#107 October, 1947<br />

IRIS RAMBLINGS<br />

Foreword .................................................................. 1<br />

American <strong>Iris</strong>es in England, Gwendolyn Anley 5<br />

From the Kent Group, England------------------------------ 10<br />

Three Oaks, Three Buds and Three Points North,<br />

John Dolman, Jr., Pa 15<br />

California Comments:<br />

Harold I. Johnson, Atherton 26<br />

George Wedgewood, Brentwood 26<br />

Willard I. Pankost, Sacramento 28<br />

Mid-western Notes:<br />

In Kansas, Missouri and Ilinois, David R. Kinuh, O.S.B 31<br />

Colorado Comments, Mrs. F. E. Winegar, Denver 37<br />

Among the Earlies, Melvin G. Geiser, Kansas 46<br />

Ohio, New England, Don Waters 49<br />

Illinois and Indiana, George Zink and Geo. Buneaux_ 52<br />

. This and That from Idaho, Mary F. Tharp 54<br />

New England, Harold W. Knowlton, Mass. --- 56<br />

Varietal Comments, Mrs. P. E. Corey, Mass. 66<br />

Seedling Comments - 66<br />

Chromosome Number and Classification <strong>of</strong> Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>,<br />

L. F. Randolph- 68<br />

Regional Performance Ratings, The Scientific Committee 80<br />

Fertility Records, John Dolman, Jr. _ 91<br />

Ancient Symbolism, Ralph C. Erskine, N. C. 96<br />

Species in Oklahoma, Eleanor Hill 97<br />

Embryo Seed Culture, Jeanne M. Perrigo 102<br />

Progress in Pink, Geddes Douglas 107<br />

Fami1y Tree, <strong>Iris</strong> Cherie 113<br />

Our Members Write:<br />

Intermediate Comment, <strong>Iris</strong> Missouriensis, On Marking <strong>Iris</strong>,<br />

Greetings from Tasmania, Double <strong>Iris</strong>, Plug for " Plicks, "<br />

Guest Ethics -- 114<br />

Lines <strong>of</strong> Advice, Mrs. F. Lee Martin 118<br />

In the Garden -------------------------------------------------- 118<br />

Contest in Arrangements, Winners and Prizes. Announced 121


#108 January, 1948<br />

IN MEMORIAM - - - GRACE STURTEVANT<br />

Foreword - 1<br />

Grace Sturtevant --------------------------------------------- 3<br />

Judges' Symposium, 1947, Kenneth Smith__ ------------ 23<br />

Pacific Coasting in <strong>Iris</strong> Time, Sydney B. Mitchell 30<br />

"By Their Fruits. . .", Caroline Dormon 45<br />

New Worlds to Conquer, T. C. Russell 49<br />

Regional Performance Ratings, Part II,<br />

The Scientific Committee 54<br />

Bouquets and Brickbats, N. Leslie Cave 62<br />

President's Report, Dr. Franklin Cook 66<br />

Regional Vice-Presidents' Reports ------------------------ 69-104<br />

Random Thoughts <strong>of</strong> a Beginner, W. F. Scott, Jr. 105<br />

Varietal Comments 108<br />

Species Notes: <strong>Iris</strong> Nada, Species Exchange 114-115<br />

In Memoriam: Florence Fisk White, Edgar P. Arceneaux 116<br />

Walla Walla Becomes <strong>Iris</strong> City ---------------------------- 117<br />

In the Garden: Mrs. Sidney Smith, Mrs. James Boyd 118<br />

Our Members Write: Crossing, Ratings, Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>, Dykes<br />

Medalists, <strong>Iris</strong> Donations, Reticulations 119<br />

1948 Arrangement Contest --------------------------------- 122<br />

Cash for Kodachromes-------------------------------------- 124<br />

Announcement, Annual Meeting, 1948 127<br />

Registrations, 1947, Charles E. F. Gersdorff, Mrs. Walter<br />

Colquit 128<br />

Gardens Open to the Public 156


#109 April, 1948<br />

Classification--- membership List<br />

Revised Classification <strong>of</strong> the Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>,<br />

L. F. Randolph.. 3<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>ing Between the Rain-Drops, Charles E. F. Gersdorff. .. 9<br />

Season in Region 8, Robert Schreiner. . . . .. 14<br />

An Experimental Study <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Ratings, E. L. Clark. . 16<br />

Medal for Distinguished Service Given Howard R. Watkins 21<br />

Agnes Whiting Awarded AIS Medal for Hybridizing. . . . . .. 22<br />

The Sky Is the Limit, Harry R. O'Brien. .. ... 25<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>-Deep in the Heart <strong>of</strong> Texas, Carl O. Schirmer. 29<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Shows in 1947, Mrs. Ralph E. Ricker. . . . . . . . . .. 32<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> the Directors' Meeting............ 39.<br />

Indoor <strong>Iris</strong>es, Sam Y. Caldwell................. 45<br />

Genetics Program for 1948, L. F. Randolph.. 46<br />

"The <strong>Iris</strong>" Gets Warm Reception.............. 51<br />

Beardless and Species <strong>Iris</strong> Committee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 54<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Needed for White House Garden, F. Gordon Willis.. 55<br />

Arrangement Contest Prizes ..................... 58<br />

Questions and Answers ............................ 59<br />

Our Members Write """"""""""""""""'" ... 67<br />

Gardens Open to the Public...................... 74<br />

Membership List....................................... 75


#110 July, 1948<br />

1948Awards............................................... 3<br />

Annual Meeting, Sam Y.Caldwell.............. 8<br />

Nashville Notes, W.F.Scott,]r.................... 13<br />

Grand Finale, E. GreigLapham ................. 16<br />

Post-Season Meditations, Jesse Wills. . . . . . . .. 18<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Ramblings in 1948, Richard Goodman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 36<br />

A Spring <strong>Iris</strong> Festival, David R. Kinish, O. S. Boo. . .. . . . .. 43<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Interest Grows in Canada, Mrs. Harry Bickle. . . .. . . . .. 50<br />

A Critical Evaluation <strong>of</strong> Older <strong>Iris</strong>es, Lila McCombs. .. . . .. 53<br />

Louisiana Hayride, Sam Y. Caldwell. .. . . .. . . . ... 62<br />

Bayou Babble, Mrs. Ray J. Cornay ........... 73<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Yearbook, 1947, R. S. Sturtevant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 75<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Odyssey, Geddes Douglas................... 77<br />

The Rainbow <strong>of</strong> San Fernando, G. H. Murray 85<br />

Parade <strong>of</strong> Veterans, R. J. Comstock........... 90<br />

Varietal Notes on Red <strong>Iris</strong>es, Elias Nelson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 91<br />

Varietal Comments, Clifford W. Benson. . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . ... 94<br />

Try Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>, Mrs. J. F. Emigholz ...... 100<br />

In Memoriam-Kate Lancaster Brewster, Ilse Clason Smith 104<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> the Directors' Meeting............. 105<br />

Our Members Write................................... l08<br />

Questions and Answers ............................. 1l9


#111 October, 1948<br />

Presby Memorial Garden<br />

The Presby Memorial Garden, Iohn C. Wister 3<br />

1948 Season in the Southwest, Harry Thomas 8<br />

Spartanburg to South Paris, Harold W. Knowlton. . . . . .. ... 13<br />

The Season in Region 12, Tell Muhlestein. .. . ... . . . . . .. ... 23<br />

Bulletin Arrangement Contest, Mrs. William T. Wood.. .. .. 26<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Bursitis, <strong>Iris</strong> Neuritis, John Dolman, Ir.. . . . . .. . . . .. .. 35<br />

The Season in California, Sydney B. Mitchell. . . . . . . . .. .. .. 47<br />

Renewed Interest in Region 4, Dr. I. W. Palmer. . . . .. . .. 55<br />

The Regional Vice-Presidency, Dr. Franklin Cook... 56<br />

Winter-Blooming <strong>Iris</strong>, Caroline Dorman. .. . . . . . . .. . .. . . . .. 59<br />

Regional Performance and Merit Ratings, Preliminary<br />

Report for I948, L. F. Randolph .......... 62<br />

The Ro<strong>of</strong> lris, Sam Y. Caldwell................. 69<br />

Chromosome Behavior in an <strong>Iris</strong> Hybrid, Katherine<br />

Heinig and L. F. Randolph .................. 77<br />

In Memoriam, Mrs.W. E. Tobie ............... 82<br />

Two Tramps Abroad at <strong>Iris</strong> Time, Dr. Lewis Clevenger 84<br />

1948 <strong>Iris</strong> Shows, Mrs. Ralph E. Ricker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 87<br />

Our Members Write.................................. 90


# 112 January, 1949<br />

Symposium---Regional News<br />

Judges' Symposium <strong>of</strong> 1948 ..................... 3<br />

News from a New Region, Nina N. Winegar 15<br />

Active Season in Region I, Harold W. Knowlton 27<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in the Northwest, Dr. Matthew C. Riddle 29<br />

Westward Ho!........................................... 39<br />

The Amazing Region 18, Carl O. Schirmer 43<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Observations in Illinois, Ray J. Belsley 47<br />

Onward with Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>es, Caroline Dorman. . . . . . . . .. 61<br />

Comments from Region 6, Mrs. Silas B. Waters 65<br />

Southern California Reports, Mrs. Otto Stuetsel. . . . . . . . .. 70<br />

Impressions-1948 <strong>Iris</strong> Season, Harold 1. Johnson 74<br />

Spring in South Carolina, Ruth Sara Routh. . . . . . . . . . . . .. 78<br />

1948 <strong>Iris</strong> Shows, Mrs. Ralph E. Ricker. 80<br />

In Memoriam- Marion Shrill, Ferdinand Cayeux,<br />

L. Merton Gage, J. D. Long ................ 88<br />

Regional Performance Ratings, Dr. L. F. Randolph 94<br />

Beardless and Species <strong>Iris</strong> Committee Report,<br />

Sydney B. Mitchell.............. ................ 96<br />

Busy Year in Region 11, Mrs. Sidney W. Smith 106<br />

Robins' Roost............................................ 113<br />

President's Report, Dr. Franklin Cook ..... 119<br />

Secretary's Report, Geddes Douglas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121<br />

Treasurer's Report, E. Greig Lapham...... . 124


#113 April, 1949<br />

Jewels <strong>of</strong> Spring, Melvin G. Geiser. . . .. . .. 3<br />

Control <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Borer and Leaf Spot, Dr. L. F. Randolph.. 10<br />

Canadians Hold Meeting, Mrs. Harry Bickle 17<br />

What Is the Correct Culture for Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es?<br />

]eanStevens .......................................... 19<br />

Vacation in <strong>Iris</strong> Land, Pr<strong>of</strong>. and Mrs. Frank H. Banyard.. 24<br />

A Novice Visits the Giants, Dr. Philip G. Corliss. . . . . . . . .. 29<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in Region 14, George W. Wedgewood33<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Calendar in Central California, Mrs. A. E. Morrison. ... 42<br />

1948 Regional Performance Ratings, Dr. L. F. Randolph.. 45<br />

Analysis <strong>of</strong> 1948 Experimental Ratings, Dr. E. L. Clark. . .. 48<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Popularity Pattern, Robert E. Allen. . . . . ... . . . . ., . .. 52<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Japonica and its Hybrids, ]. N. Giridlian.. . . . . . . . . .. 58<br />

Some Can Take It!, Caroline Dormon. .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .. 67<br />

Debaillon Award Authorized..................... 69<br />

Make Your Ga,rden Pictures Look Sharp!, Sam Caldwell.. 71<br />

GardenVisits-RegionaIMeetings ............... 78<br />

Registration Fee Adopted .......................... 82<br />

1949ArrangementContest.......................... 84<br />

Our Members Write................................... 88<br />

Directors' Meeting ..................................... 94<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Registrar, Charles E. F. Gersdorff and<br />

Mrs. Walter Colquitt ............................ 95


#114 July, 1949<br />

We'll Remember Portland, W. F. Scott, Jr3<br />

A Half Century with <strong>Iris</strong>es, Sydney B. Mitchell 12<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> that Grow from Bulbs, Jan de Graaff22<br />

A Good Season in Texas and Oklahoma, Harry Thomas... . 31<br />

Meeting in Memphis, Geddes Douglas .... 36<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> <strong>of</strong> New Jersey, Mrs. John W. Hunt. .. . . . . .. .. . 42<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> from New Zealand, Robert Schreiner43<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Symposia, M. D. Naylor.................... . 46<br />

Just Thinking It Over, W. F. Scott, Jr.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . 49<br />

Good Companions, Mrs. Fred Clutton.... . 51<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Virus, Eva E. Faught......................... . 53<br />

The "Average Member," Charles I. Coldsmith 55<br />

A New Race <strong>of</strong> Garden <strong>Iris</strong>es, Ira S. Nelson... . . ,. .. .. .. . 58<br />

Another Successful Show, Gladys Calhoun Chase 64<br />

Hemerocallis and Oriental Poppies in the <strong>Iris</strong> Garden,<br />

Mrs. Thomas Nesmith .......................... 67<br />

The Reticulata and Juno Sections, George L. Mac Alevy. . . . 75<br />

Questions and Answers ............................ 79<br />

Our Members Write.................................. 87<br />

Directors Meet at Portland........................ 90<br />

Coast.ta-Coast Comments ........................ 92<br />

Culture <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> in Vitro, A.. Orville Dahl, Robert<br />

Schreiner, Gertrude S. Joachim ....... ... 99


#115 October, 1949<br />

1949 Awards and Honors, Robert E. Allen. 3<br />

New England in an Early Season, Harold W. Knowlton... 9<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Impressions-1949, Jesse E. Wills ........ 15<br />

In Region Eleven, Mrs. Sidney W. Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 23<br />

Show and Trek Feature Utah Season, Tell Muhlestein 27<br />

All Over Region 18, W. F. Scott, Jr .......... 31<br />

Southern California Gardens, Mrs. Otto Stuetzel 37<br />

Forty-Nine East, John Dolman, Jr............. 40<br />

A Grand Season in Region 6, Mrs. George D. Robinson 51<br />

A "Gold Country" Garden, Lloyd Austin. . . . . . . .. 60<br />

Unusual <strong>Iris</strong> Color, Roy W. Fielding ......... 63<br />

Arrangement Contest Winners ..... :........... 68<br />

Significant Variants in Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>es, Ira S. Nelson 71<br />

New Dutch <strong>Iris</strong>es, Sydney B. Mitchell ....... 75<br />

Our Members Write................................... 77<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> and 1-1949, Mrs. George C. Steedman. . . . . . . ... 78<br />

In Memoriam, Dr. Harry H. Everett, Elias Nelson, Frank<br />

Albert Thole, Luke Norton................... 86<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Shows in 1949, Mrs. Ralph E. Ricker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 89<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Proving Ground in Detroit...... ............ 99<br />

Questions and Answers ............................. 99<br />

1949 <strong>Iris</strong> Introductions............................... 104


#116 January, 1950<br />

The Hundred Favorite <strong>Iris</strong>es <strong>of</strong> 1949, [Symposium]<br />

Robert E. Allen. . .. ............................. 3<br />

Cedarbrook Park <strong>Iris</strong> Garden, John C. Wister 17<br />

1950 Annual Meeting ............................... 20<br />

Coming Events Cast Their Shadows, Mrs. Leo F. Reynolds. 22<br />

New Jersey and Southern New York, Charles H. Caldwell.. 31<br />

New Registration and Introduction Procedure. . . . . . .. . ... 34<br />

1949 Regional Performance Ratings, L. F. Randolph. . . .. .. 38<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in Ontario Gardens, Mrs. Harry Bickle. . . . . . . . . . . . .. 47<br />

Observations <strong>of</strong> an Idaho <strong>Iris</strong>arian, Mrs. Ed Conrad. .. . ... 49<br />

Robins' Roost............................................ 53<br />

Two Big "W's," Philip G. Corliss, M.D.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 55<br />

Tall Beardeds in Louisiana, Mrs. W. R. Mathews 58<br />

<strong>Society</strong>'s Directors Meet in Chicago. .. .. . . . . . . .. . .. . . . ... 61<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Time in the Rockies, Nina N. Winegar 63<br />

In Memoriam, Hans Peter Sass, Thomas Nesmith,<br />

ThomasA. Williams ............................... 72<br />

An AIS Favorite Writes a Book, Jesse E. Wills 76


#ll7 April, 1950<br />

Foreword................................... ................ 2<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Color Classification (1949 Revision), Robert E. Allen.. 5<br />

Notes on Color Classification.................... 11<br />

1949 Symposium Varieties by Color......... 13<br />

Sam Caldwell Joins CBS """"""""""""""" 16<br />

Use <strong>of</strong> Pacific Coast <strong>Iris</strong>es, Matthew C. Riddle. . . . . . . . .. 18<br />

A Study in Appraisal, Elmer A. Claar....... 20<br />

Charles E. F. Gersdorff Retires. .. .. . . . .. .. . .. .. .. . .. ... 27<br />

The Future <strong>of</strong> Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong>es, Walter Welch30<br />

Dwarf Beardless <strong>Iris</strong>es, Stephen F. Hamblen. . . . . . . . . . . .. 36<br />

They're Fabulous, Philip G. Corliss. . .. . . .. .. . . .. . . . .. ... 41<br />

Species Report from British Columbia, Kenneth M. McKee 46<br />

Progress with the Louisianas, Sidney L Conger. . . . . . . . .. 53<br />

Two Cultures for Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>es, Mrs. W. R. Mathews.. . 56<br />

On <strong>Iris</strong> Names, Robert E.Allen.................. 60<br />

By.Laws <strong>of</strong> the American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 66<br />

In Memoriam, J. N. Bommerabach, Howard R. Glutzbeck ., 69<br />

Our Members Write ...,............................. 71<br />

Treasurer's Report, 1949............................ 75<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Registrar, 1949, Charles E. F. Gersdorff and<br />

Mrs. Walter Colquitt .............. . . . . .. .. ... 77<br />

Dwarf Bearded and Siberian <strong>Iris</strong> Clubs Formed Insert


#118 July, 1950<br />

Foreword................................................... 2<br />

Portrait <strong>of</strong> an <strong>Iris</strong>, Eva E. Faught.............. 3<br />

Address <strong>of</strong> the Honorable H. J. Randall, Sioux City, Iowa,<br />

June 10, 1950 ......................................... 4<br />

Louise Blake's Garden, Helen D. Moseley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 9<br />

In Memoriam, Vesta Saban ...................... 11<br />

Migration to Texas, Frances Hyland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12<br />

Meeting at Lafayette, Alline Rogers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15<br />

1950 <strong>Iris</strong> Season in Southern California, Mrs. Douglas<br />

Pattison, Mrs. Otto Stuetzel, Roy W. Fielding. . . . . . . . . . .. 21<br />

In Search <strong>of</strong> a Blossom, Geddes Douglas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29<br />

Consider the Virginicas, Caroline Dormon 32<br />

A Startling New "Break" in Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>es,<br />

Herbert L. Dozier ................................... 34<br />

Propagation by Proliferation,- Eric Nies .. 37<br />

The Seed Dormancy Problem, George R. Beach, Jr. 39<br />

First Year Bloom, Geddes Douglas.......... 44<br />

Dwarf Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es, Walter Welch.. . .. . . .. . . .. . . . ... . . 47<br />

Metamorphosis <strong>of</strong> the Butterfly, Philip G. Corliss, M.D.. . . . 59<br />

New Vistas for Breeders <strong>of</strong> Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong>, L. F. Randolph. .. . . . 64<br />

The Classification <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es by Color Groups and Patterns. . . . 70<br />

AIS Statement <strong>of</strong> Investments .................. 72<br />

Pre-Season Report <strong>of</strong> the Registrar-Recorder 1950. . . . . . . . . 73<br />

Favorite <strong>Iris</strong> Names <strong>of</strong> 1949 .................. ... 79<br />

Our Members Write.................................. 84<br />

fn Memoriam, Myron E. Douglas ............ 94<br />

New AIS Members, January I-May 15, 1950 95


#119 October, 1950<br />

Foreword.................................................... 2<br />

1950 Annual Meeting, Guy Rogers 3<br />

Super Juice, Super Folks, .Super <strong>Iris</strong>, W. F. Scott, Jr.. 9<br />

New Strain <strong>of</strong> Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>, Walter E. Buss 16<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Prone and <strong>Iris</strong> Progress, John Dolman, Jr... 25<br />

Color Classification, Charles U. Bear, Robert E. Allen. . . 36<br />

Awards... 39<br />

Growing <strong>Iris</strong> in South Africa, Frieda J. Bosh<strong>of</strong>f-Mostert . 43<br />

The Lay <strong>of</strong> An Ancient Mariner, A. W. MacKenzie. .. . 45<br />

Seven Garden Pictures............................... 48<br />

1947 Crosses, 1. F. Randolph, Paul Cook. . . . .. . 56<br />

Region 1 Forms Garden Committee, Mrs. Thelma G. Barton. . 60<br />

In Memoriam, Dr. Robert J. Graves . . . . . 61<br />

Minutes, Directors Meeting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62<br />

R. E. Kleinsorge Awarded Foster Memorial Plaque. 65<br />

Regional Reports ....................................... 66<br />

Our Members Write . . . . . . . . 99<br />

Questions and Answers . . . . . . . . . . . 106<br />

New AIS Members, May-August 1, 1950.114


#120 January, 1951<br />

Foreword.................................................... 2<br />

Don't Miss This "Never Never Land"........ 3<br />

1951 Annual Meeting.. . . .. .. .. . .. .. .. .. . .. .. .. .. . .. .. .. 5<br />

Stops for Motorists, Dorothy Adams. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 6<br />

Places <strong>of</strong> Interest, Marie Caillet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 9<br />

Bearded <strong>Iris</strong> in Shreveport, Mrs. Walter Colquitt 12<br />

Louisiana Native Types, Joe Richard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16<br />

Oncocyclus, Regelia, etc., Lawrence Neel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19<br />

Basic Work With the Mohr Hybrids, John J. OhI 24<br />

Recent Developments in Oncocyclus, Tom Craig 34<br />

Spraying Eliminates <strong>Iris</strong> Pests, Isabelle Henderson.. J.. . . . 43<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Favorites, Symposium Notes, M. W. Boesel 48<br />

Notes on 1950 Awards, Harold W. Knowlton. 50<br />

Contributions <strong>of</strong> Sir Michael Foster, L. F. Randolph. .. .. . . 54<br />

Robin's Roost............................................. 65<br />

Varietal Comments, H.J. Randall.. ............ 69<br />

Attention Shutterbugs, Orville M. Baker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73<br />

Hybrid VS. Mutation, M. D. Naylor.......... 74<br />

Report from Region 13, Mrs. Albert Haase... . . . . . . . . . . . . 78<br />

Urbana Idea. Mrs. V. R. Frederick. .. . . . . .. . .. .. . . . . 82<br />

Our Members Write................................... 86<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Show Circuit, Mrs. Fern Irving.. .. .. .. . .. . .. . .. .. .. . 94<br />

Certificates <strong>of</strong> Commendation, 1950......... 99


#121 April, 1951<br />

ANNUAL MEETING SHREVEPORT..... 2<br />

Plenty to See, Caroline Dormon................ 5<br />

Once in a Lifetime, Geddes Douglas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 9<br />

Mohr Progress in 1950, John J. Ohl .......... 20<br />

Tricks for Old and New Dogs, Geddes Douglas.. ... . 24<br />

Critique <strong>of</strong> Progress, David F. Johnson. . . ... . . . . . .. . . .. . 32<br />

Way Beyond the Hills <strong>of</strong> Idaho, Mrs. Ed Conrad. . . .. .. .. . 34<br />

Who's Who ................................................ 39<br />

Membership Campaigns, W. F. Scott, Jr.44<br />

Report Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong> Committee, Walter Welch 47<br />

Report Scientific Committee, L. F. Randolph. . . . . .. . . . . .. . 49<br />

Uncommon <strong>Iris</strong>es for Pot Culture, Lawrence Nee! 52<br />

A Hobby Has Gone to Pot, Harold R. Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55<br />

Statement <strong>of</strong> Cash Receipts and Disbursements,<br />

. CarlO. Schirmer....................................... 60<br />

Hanover Exposition.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . .. . .. . .. .. .. .. . 62<br />

In Memoriam, Irving W. Fraim................. 64<br />

Our Members Write................................... 65<br />

Questions and Answers ............................. 73<br />

1950 Symposium and Hall <strong>of</strong> Fame, Robert E. Allen. . . . . . . . 77<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Accredited Judges 1951 ................. 80<br />

Species <strong>of</strong> the Genus <strong>Iris</strong>, A. C. Herrick. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91


#122 July, 1951<br />

Foreword.................................................... ...................... 2<br />

One Man Committee, H. O. Kelley, Mo. .. 6<br />

AIS Holds Annual Convention, Douglas, Walter, Rogers,<br />

Cook and Wills........................................ 10<br />

Super <strong>Iris</strong> for a Dollar or Less, Dr. Franklin Cook, ill.. . .. 23<br />

Gardener Extraordinary, Mrs. Paul Updegraff, Okla 21<br />

Color and Your Garden, Isabelle Bowen Henderson, N.C 31<br />

In Memoriam, Mrs. Silas B. Waters... ...... 38<br />

In Memoriam, Clara Howard Clevenger. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 38<br />

A Visit to Lafayette, Harold W. Knowlton, Mass 39<br />

How Cheap Can a Good <strong>Iris</strong> Get? Lila McCombs, Calif 42<br />

Varietal Comments, Mrs. J. J. Licini, Nevada 47<br />

New Associate Registrar and Recorder. . . . . . . . . .. . . ... 50<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Evaluation, David F. Johnson, NJ....... 51<br />

The Nutmeggers Organize, Mrs. Chas. 1. Stephenson, Conn. 54<br />

Proliferations Observed, John L. Briggs, Mich.. . . . . . . . . . .. 56<br />

Let's Find an Easier Way, Geo. R. Beach, Jr., ill 57<br />

How to Plant an <strong>Iris</strong>................................... 60<br />

A New Race <strong>of</strong> Garden <strong>Iris</strong>es, Caroline Dormon 62<br />

In Memoriam, JohnA.Bnneaux ................ 66<br />

Among the Jnnos, Laurence W. Neel, England 67<br />

List <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es, E. Biesalski, Germany. . . . . . ... . . . . . . . . .. .. 70<br />

Our Members Write, .............................74<br />

Registrations and Report for 1950, Robert E. Allen, W. Va. 85


#123 October, 1951<br />

Foreword .................................................. 2<br />

Awards 1951...,......................................... 3<br />

New Check List Published ....................... 7<br />

From Aldan to Walden, John Dolman, Jr8<br />

Our Common Bond, Frieda Bosh<strong>of</strong>f-Mostert 20<br />

Proliferations Followed-up, John L. Briggs. . . . . . . . . . . . .. 23<br />

Mulching <strong>Iris</strong>, Geddes Douglas """""""""""'" 24<br />

Mr. Earl E. Evans, Walter Welch ............. 25<br />

Propagation <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Innominata Lee W. Lenz 27<br />

Regional Reports ..................................... 30<br />

Varietal Comment. . . .. .. . .. .. .. . . .. . .. . .. .. .. .. .. .. ... 62<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong> Committee............... 88<br />

Cytology <strong>of</strong> Dwarf and Tall-Bearded Hybrids,<br />

L. F. Randolph and Katherine Heinig. . . . . . . . . . . . .. 90<br />

Three Kinds <strong>of</strong> White Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>, A. H. Sturtevant. . . . . .. 99<br />

Notes on the Tangerine Beard, A. H. Sturtevant... . . . . . . 101<br />

Our Members Write............................. 103


#124 January, 1952<br />

Foreword................................................... 2<br />

The Twelfth Annual Symposium ............. 3<br />

ThelOOFavorite<strong>Iris</strong>es<strong>of</strong>1951.................... 4<br />

The 100 Favorite <strong>Iris</strong>es <strong>of</strong> 1951 By Color. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 6<br />

In Memoriam-Sydney B. Mitchell............ 8<br />

Random Comments, Harry J. Randall. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 10<br />

Meet Me in St. Louis, W. F. Scott, Jr....... 17<br />

Our Judges Suggest, R. S. Sturtevant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 20<br />

In Memoriam-Herbert L. Dozier, Sr......... 22<br />

"Clancy" Lowers the Boom, Mrs. V. R. Frederick 23<br />

Region Nine Celebrates! Jerry Donahue. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 28<br />

The Care and Feeding <strong>of</strong> Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es, W. F. Scott, Jr... ... 31<br />

The Dykes Memorial Medal..................... 33<br />

Culture-Louisiana Native <strong>Iris</strong>es, Claude W. Davis. . . . . . .. 37<br />

Exhibition Certificate Awards_1951. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 39<br />

Canadian Display Garden, Mrs. Harry Bickle, Ont.. . . . . . .. 41<br />

Garden Notes, Mrs. Harry Bickle, Ont..... 42<br />

Region 17 Meeting, Willie 1. Birge, RVP, Texas. . . . . . . . .. 44<br />

Robin's Roost............................................ 45<br />

Questions and Answers .. ......................... 50<br />

Our Members Write ................................. 53<br />

Exhibition Committee Report................... 61<br />

Exhibition Judges ..................................... 70<br />

Commercial Directory .............................. 81


#125 April, 1952<br />

Foreword ................... .............................. 1<br />

In Memoriam-Eric E. Nies ...................... , 3<br />

Pr<strong>of</strong>. Sydney Mitchell, Tom Craig .......... 5<br />

Mohr.Mitchell lntroduc;;tions, Harold I. Johnson. . . . . . . . .. 13<br />

Sydney B. Mitchell-An Appreciation, R. S. Sturtevant. . .. 14<br />

Sydney B. Mitchell, Frances Clarke Sayers 19<br />

Medals Awarded-Nies, Nesmith, Randolph. . . . . .. . . ... .. 22<br />

Yellow Amoena or What, Jean Stevens. . . . . . . . . . . . .. 27<br />

Return <strong>of</strong> the Slide Rule, Geddes Douglas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 29<br />

Hanover Exposition 1951, by Ernst Biesalski 35<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Stylosa, Mrs. T. B. Revell .................. 37<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Golden Nymph, Edith Hardin English. . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. 40<br />

Popularity Ballot 1952, Harold W. Knowlton.. 43<br />

Additional Fifty, 1951 Symposium. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . .. 44<br />

A Pursuit <strong>of</strong> Pineappling, Mrs. Victor Perini. . . . . . . .. 47<br />

Growing <strong>Iris</strong> from Seed, John Pierce........ 52<br />

Hints on Seed Planting, 1(. D. Smith. . . . .53<br />

Notes from Region 7, Mrs. Leo Reynolds. ..., 57<br />

Notes from Region 13, Mrs. Albert Haase. . . . . . . . . . .. 59<br />

Canadian Comments, Uoyd Zurbrigg. . .. . . . . . 61<br />

Minutes, Director's Meeting 1951. . . . . . . .. ...............69<br />

Questions and Answers ............................ 80<br />

Our Members Write.................................. 82<br />

Accredited Judges List, 1952.................... 88


#126 JULY, 1952<br />

Foreword...................................................... 2<br />

St. Louis Meeting, Mrs. Ralph S. Nelson.... 5<br />

Dark Horses <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>dom, Dr. Frank Galyon18<br />

Varietal Comments, Clifford Benson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 28<br />

Wynnewood Okla. Gardens, Mrs. Paul Updegraff 35<br />

A Univ. <strong>of</strong> Alberta Report on <strong>Iris</strong> Varieties42<br />

Minutes Meeting <strong>of</strong> Directors...................... 44<br />

<strong>Society</strong> for Spuria <strong>Iris</strong> Organized, Mrs. Ellen Wilkerson 46<br />

Nutmeggers New Project, 'Ruth A. Stephenson 48<br />

I Prefer This Method, Lila McCombs .............................. 49<br />

RHS Trial <strong>of</strong> Spuria Hybrids....................... 51<br />

Tricks <strong>of</strong> the Trade, Geddes Douglas ........:; 52<br />

New Idea in Trophies, Byron C. Jenkins..... 55<br />

Questions and Answers ............................... 56<br />

Our Members Write..................................... 59<br />

Registrations for 1951,.. Mrs. Geo. D. Robinson, Registrar 75


#127 OCTOBER-1952<br />

Foreword.............................................. 2<br />

Dr. Cook Lost on Lake Charlevoix ........... 3<br />

AIS Awards, 1952 ..................................... 4<br />

Region 17 Meeting, Harold W. Knowlton.. 10<br />

The Indians Grew <strong>Iris</strong>es, Jesse Wills......... 13<br />

Symposium Sidelights, W. F. Scott, Jr.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 14<br />

In Memoriam-John Dolman ...................... 18<br />

John Dolman-<strong>Iris</strong>arian, John C. Lyster...... 19<br />

The Role <strong>of</strong> Foliosa, Frank Chowning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 21<br />

Doubleness in Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>, A. A. Samuelson 25<br />

Bench Judging <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>, Fern Irving............. 28<br />

The Louisianas Can Take It, Caroline Dormon... . . . . . . . .. 31<br />

Varieties Outstanding in Oregon, Bennett C. Jones 34<br />

Eastern Hoosiers Celebrate, Forrest McCord 38<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Organized, Mrs. Leo Noirot ... 39<br />

The Chicken and the Egg, Serlena Reynolds 40<br />

"The <strong>Iris</strong> and its Culture" Reviewed by R. S. Sturtevant<br />

and Frieda Bosh<strong>of</strong>f-Mostert.................. 46<br />

Louise Blake Honored by Converse College. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 48<br />

Regional Reports ...................................... 49<br />

Varietal Comments ................................... 83<br />

Our Members Write................................... l03


#128 JANUARY -1953<br />

The President's Foreword, Harold W. Knowlton 2<br />

The 1953 Membership Campaign, W. F. Scott, Jr 3<br />

The Thirteenth Annual Symposium, Harold W. Knowlton.. 6<br />

Plans for 1953 Meeting.............................. 11<br />

The Culture <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> in Japan, Tohichi Ito ... 12<br />

Fertilizers and Insecticides, Frank Cassel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 27<br />

Growing the Onco and Regelia <strong>Iris</strong>es, Mrs. W. R. Frederick 30<br />

Aril <strong>Iris</strong> Club Formed.. .. .. .. . .. .. ... .. .. .. . .. 33<br />

Recollections <strong>of</strong> a Friend, J. E. Wills ........ 35<br />

In Memoriam-Mrs. Harry Bickle, W. J. M<strong>of</strong>fat 38<br />

Region One 'Report ................................... 39<br />

The British <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>.............................. 50<br />

Random. Comment, Don Waters............... 51<br />

Southern California Court <strong>of</strong> Honor.......... 54<br />

Region Nine's Annual Blowout ................. 56<br />

Region Sixteen, CIS Annual Meeting ....... 57<br />

Minutes Directors Meeting........................ 58<br />

Exhibition Report, Fern Irving .................. 67<br />

Classification Committee Report, L. F. Randolph 79<br />

Our Members Write................................... 90<br />

Robin's Roost............................................. 97<br />

Questions and Answers ............................. 102


#129 APRIL-1953<br />

Annual Meeting 1953 ............................... 2<br />

Slides Appeal..................: ........................ 5<br />

A Brief Introduction, H. E. Kettle, Ont.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6<br />

Guest lris for I955..................................... 6<br />

Canadian Kaleidoscope, Lloyd Zurbrigg 7<br />

Portrait <strong>of</strong> an <strong>Iris</strong>arian, Leslie Laking....... 10<br />

The Spring Garden.................................... 13<br />

Presby Memorial Garden, Mrs. F. P. Walther 16<br />

Spuria Club Progresses............................. 20<br />

North California Report, Mrs. Ruby Hill22<br />

1952 Comments, Mrs. Walter Colquitt.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 24<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong> for 1954.................................... 26<br />

Louisville Organizes, Dr. Geo. Watson.... 27<br />

Additional 50, 1952 Symposium. . .. . . .. .. .. .. . .. . . .. . . 30<br />

"Intermediate" Invitation .......................... 30<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Accredited Judges.. .. .. .. .. .. .. . ... .. . 31<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Registrar, 1952 .................. 47<br />

Handbook for Judges.. .... .. . . .. .. .. .. .. .. . .. . . .. .. 101


#130 JULY - 1953<br />

A South African <strong>Iris</strong> Farm, Eva E. Faught2<br />

Breeding Yellow Amoenas, J. E. Wills.... 8<br />

A Review <strong>of</strong> Garden Markers, Jay C. Ackerman 15<br />

We Need Test.Gardens, John C. Wister ... 21<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Garden, Charles H. Connors ....... 24<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Propagation in Canada, W. J. M<strong>of</strong>fat26<br />

Camera and Equipment, Earl F. Beach..... 30<br />

Items from Region 19............................... 33<br />

AIS 1952 Statement....................... _........ 36<br />

AIS Medals, List <strong>of</strong>, Harold Knowlton ... . 37<br />

Awarded <strong>Iris</strong>, 1920-1952 Inclusive ......... . 39<br />

Our Members Write.. ........................... 59<br />

Handbook for Judges, Continued ............. 74


#131 OCTOBER-1953<br />

AIS Awards 1953 ..................................... 2<br />

Popularity Poll 1953 ............... ................. 7<br />

Star Shine Honored................................... 8<br />

British Awards.......................................... 8<br />

The Annual Meeting, Don Waters............ 9<br />

Photographic Contest Winners ............... .. 26<br />

In Search <strong>of</strong> the Natives, Marvin Black .. . 27<br />

Charleston Gardens, Mrs. W. C. Landolina 30<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Names, John C. Wister....................... 33<br />

Shoot Him Again, W. F. Scott.................. 35<br />

In Memoriam, Mrs. Morgan Ketchum ..... 36<br />

Questions and Answers .......................:..:. 37<br />

Membership Campaign Winners.............. 38<br />

Region_l Reports ...................................... 40<br />

Our Members Write.................................. 86


#132 JANUARY, 1954<br />

Foreword 1<br />

1954 Membership Contest. . . . .. .. 2<br />

Botanical Classification, etc., L. F. Randolph 3<br />

Major Groups Within Genus <strong>Iris</strong>, G.H.M. Lawrence 5<br />

Confusion Confounded, Geddes Douglas 11<br />

Storage <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Pollen, Lee Lenz 18<br />

Dykes Medals Made Easy, W. F. Scott 22<br />

California to New England, Marion R. Walker 32<br />

Spuria Breeding Continues, Marion R. Walker 35<br />

Varietal Comment, Ernest H. Jones 36<br />

Canadian Meeting, Lloyd Zurbrigg. 46<br />

Why Not Spread the Joy a Bit, William Miles 48<br />

New Garden Books 50<br />

Errata .............................. .......... 51<br />

How to Organize An <strong>Iris</strong> Club, Mrs. Bert Brickell. 54<br />

The Mole Nuisance, Geddes Douglas 57<br />

New Tools for Old, Geddes Douglas 58<br />

Exhibition Certificates Awarded 1953 61<br />

Exhibition Committee Report, Fern Irving Chr. 62<br />

Our Members Write 74<br />

Robins Roost 82


#133 April, 1954<br />

Seafarer (Buttrick '49) is a medium blue <strong>of</strong> fine form<br />

and finish, photo by Cassebeer Front Cover<br />

Editor's Foreword ............................................ .............. 1<br />

President's Report . ...,............... ,................................... 2<br />

Judges Symposium <strong>of</strong> New <strong>Iris</strong>es, Marion Walker . .. 5<br />

AIS Medals Awarded ..................................................... 7<br />

Southern California <strong>Society</strong> Meets................................. 14<br />

Chromosome Numbers in <strong>Iris</strong>, L. F. & Fannie R. Randolph 15<br />

1954 Convention Plans Announced ............................... 19<br />

Minutes Directors' Meeting, Reports, etc.. ..................... 22<br />

That Matter <strong>of</strong> Form, Chas.Wm.Voris .......................... 28<br />

RHS Awards ..................................... ............................ 30<br />

West Coast <strong>Iris</strong> Tour, Mrs. J, L. Melrose. . . . 32<br />

Scorch, Guy Rogers........................................................ 38<br />

Suggestions for Control <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Leafspot, A. W. Dimock 42<br />

Soil Riot, Garden Practices, G. B. Gable. . . . . . . , . . . . 46<br />

New Slides Available ..................................................... 50<br />

Season Highlights, Joseph Gatty .................................... 51<br />

Review: Half Century <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> .......................................... 52<br />

Factors Affecting Seedlings, M. D. Wallace 54<br />

Our Members Write........................................................ 62<br />

1953 Registration Report................................................ 68<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Accredited Judges 1954 ...................................... 126<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Exhibition Judges 1954........................... ........... 138


#134 July 1954<br />

Convention Saga, G. Douglas........................................ 1<br />

Convention Finale, W. F. Scott, Jr. ............................... 12<br />

In Memoriam, Louise Blake........................................ 15<br />

Chromosomes Without Aspirin. W. F. Scott, Jr. . . . . . . . 16<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Munzii, Cosgrove, Lenz, Hopson......................... 23<br />

Forty Famous Forebears. Allen Harper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25<br />

In Memoriam, J. P. Fishburn, Jesse Wills. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30<br />

In Memoriam, Joseph W. House, W. F. Scott, Jr.. . . . . . . . . . . . .33<br />

In Memoriam, John Dee Wareham, Chas. E. F. Gersdorff. .. . . ..35<br />

Roundabout, N. leslie Cave ......................................... 36<br />

Ye Olde <strong>Iris</strong> Garden, Alexander and Grace Wellington. . 41<br />

German <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>, Pr<strong>of</strong>. E. Biesalski.................... 48<br />

Three Pink Amoenas, Lloyd Zurbrigg......................... 51<br />

Varietal Comment, Region ......................................... 54<br />

Varietal Comment, Region 14..................... ............... 65<br />

VarietaIComment,Region 15....................................... 67<br />

Our Members Write .................................................... 74


#135 October, 1954<br />

PopularityPoll-1954................................ 4<br />

Report from Region I, John A. Bartholomew. . 7<br />

Report from Region 2. Ruth V. Blenis . . .. 15<br />

Report from Region 3, Mrs. Wallace J. White, . . .. 19<br />

Report from Region 4, Mrs. F. S. Perkins. , . . . . . . 25<br />

Report from Region 5, Milton Blanton. . . . , .. . , , . . , . ,. 26<br />

Report from Region 6, Jay C. Ackerman. . . . . . . . . . . . . 29<br />

Report from Region 7, Carl Carpenter. . , . .. . . . . .. .. 33<br />

Report from Region 8, Mrs. Elsie Peterson 37<br />

ReportfromRegion9.MildredHarrell..............,.,. ........... 38<br />

Report from Region 10,ClaudeW.Davis..................... ,.. 46<br />

Report from Region II, H. N. Metcalf. . . . . . . . . . , . . 49<br />

Report from Region 12, Fisher Harris........................... 51<br />

Report from Region 13. Bennett C. Jones. . . . ........... .. 61<br />

Report from Region 14, Mrs. Sydney B. Mitchell . . . .. 65<br />

Report from Region 15, Archie Maclean. . . . . .. .......... 70<br />

Report from Region 16. Mrs. Wm. E. McCann. . . . , .. .. 72<br />

Report from Region 17, Mrs. John E. Gill. . . . . . . . .. ... 76<br />

Report from Region 18. P.M. Petersen ......................... 78<br />

Report from Region 19, Mrs. Eileen Donohoe 86<br />

Report from Region 20, Everett L. Cline. . . . . . . . . . . . . 90<br />

Report from Region 2I, Mrs.B.E.Ellis........................... 91<br />

Report from Region 22, Eleanor Hill 100


#136 January, 1955<br />

Horticultural Classification <strong>of</strong> Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>, L. F. Randolph. 1<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Awards Committee, 1954 10<br />

The Kodachrome Blues, W. F. Scott, Jr. 15<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Scientific Committee for 1954, L. F. Randolph. 26<br />

1955 Annual Meeting 30<br />

My Work with Ornamentals, Isabella Preston 34<br />

Presby Memorial Garden, Mrs. F. P. Walther 36<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Director's Meeting 38<br />

Performance Poll in Region 21 43<br />

Rusk <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>, Jack Noonan 46<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Culture for East Texas, Metz Heald 47<br />

Premio Firenze Announced 49<br />

Unique <strong>Iris</strong> Garden, Catherine Lombar 51<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Shows – 1954 53<br />

Questions and Answers 66<br />

Our Members Write 69<br />

Robins Roost 75


#137 April, 1955<br />

Forward 1<br />

President's Report 1954, Harold Knowlton .............. 2<br />

In What Dreams, Dr. Merrill Moore 4<br />

In Memoriam-R. S. Sturtevant 5<br />

Will You Join the <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>? 7<br />

Second Annual Judges Choice, Marion R. Walker 8<br />

Oriental Poppies, Charles R. Bullis......... ...................... 9<br />

Nematodes on iris, C.I.Hannon ................... .................. . 12<br />

Scorch-Nematodes, Geddes Douglas 16<br />

Intermediate Enthusiasts Organize 21<br />

Round-Robins, Edwin Rundlett................................ 24<br />

A South African Visits England, Frieda Bosh<strong>of</strong>f-Mostert 29<br />

<strong>Historic</strong>al <strong>Iris</strong> Beds, Mrs. F. P. Walther 34<br />

Letter to Will M<strong>of</strong>fat, L. A. Gilbert 41<br />

Spuria T _st' Garden, M_s. Edward Wilkerson . . . . . . . . . . .. 46<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Director's Meeting ..._.................................. 50<br />

Ohio Gardens, Mrs. V. R. Frederick. ............................. 53<br />

Award to Mrs. Walter Colquitt 55<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong> Invitations ... .................... ............................ 55, 56<br />

Oklahoma <strong>Iris</strong> Festival.................................................. : 58<br />

Questions and Answers ............................................... 60<br />

Our Members Write...... .............................................. 62<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Exhibition Judges............................................. 70<br />

List <strong>of</strong> Accredited Judges ............................................ 73<br />

Treasurer's Report 86<br />

1954 Registration Report....................................... 88-137


#138 July, 1955<br />

FACTS AND FANCIES, PauI W. Horn ...................... 1<br />

CANADIAN CAPERS, G. Douglas ............................ 9<br />

THE FREEZE AND THE IRIS SEASON, J. E. Wills 23<br />

PAINTING PICTURES WITH NATURE,<br />

Mrs. Herbert Shinkle. ... . 32<br />

SACRAMENTO SHOW............................................ 34<br />

IRISES TO FLORENCE, Mr. & Mrs. W. F. Scott, Jr. . . . . . . . . 36<br />

A POSSIBLE ORIGIN OF CHAMAEIRIS,<br />

Mrs. Wilma Vallette. .. . 41<br />

DESCORCHING SCORCH, Guy Rogers... . ............ 53<br />

IRIS IN THE VALLEY OF THE SUN, Harold Odle 62<br />

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ................................ 66<br />

POSTSCRIPT............................................................. 71<br />

FRONTISPIECE - Princess Anne. This new variety is from the Canadian hybridizer Lloyd<br />

Zurbrigg. It is a medium cadmium yellow, midseason to late, fluted and ruffled. The flower has<br />

exceptional substance. A light area at the tip <strong>of</strong> the beard adds character to this fine flower.


# 139 October, 1955<br />

IN MEMORIAM, ROBERT SWAN STURTEVANT,<br />

ElizabMh N. Nesmith, Jack C. Wister, Geddes Douglas 1<br />

EMBRYO CULTURE OF IRIS SEED,<br />

L. F. and Fannie R. Randolph 7<br />

Report from Region 1, John A. Bartholomew. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18<br />

Report from Region 2, Mrs. Ruth Blenis.................. .... 21<br />

Report from Region 3, Mrs. Wallace J. White ............,.. . 26<br />

Report from Region 4, Marguerite H. Perkins. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 27<br />

Report from Region, 5, Milton Blanton ........................ 29<br />

Report from Region6,JayAckerman.... ,........................ 30<br />

Report from Region 7, Carl Carpenter. . . . . . . . . . . ..... . . . . . . . . 32<br />

Report from Region 8, Mrs. Harold L. Berger. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34<br />

Report from Region 9, Hubert A. Fischer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35<br />

Report from Region 10, Claude W. Davis..................... 37<br />

Report from Region II. Homer N. Metcalf....................... 39<br />

Report from Region 12, Fisher Harris........................... 43<br />

Report from Re9ion 13, Joseph H. Hoage .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46<br />

Report from Region 14, Frank L. Crouch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48<br />

Report from Region. 15, Archie MacLean. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52<br />

Report from Region 16, Mrs. William McCann. . . . . . . . . . . . 55<br />

Report from Region 17,Mrs.JohnGill............................ 57<br />

Report from Region 18. P. M. Petersen.......: ................ 61<br />

Report from Region 19, Mrs. Eileen Donohoe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65<br />

Report from Region 20, Everett L. Cline. . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66<br />

Report from Region 21, Mrs. B. E. Ellis ....................... 69<br />

Report from Region 22, Eleanor Hill ............................ 74<br />

British Honor Randolph................................................. 76<br />

Official Awards 1955 .................................................... 78<br />

Frontispiece: Lavish Lady (Buttrick 1954). A ruffled flower <strong>of</strong> Sea lavender-violet. It is from the<br />

cross <strong>of</strong> (Snow Flurry x Ave Maria) x Cloud Castle. The large flowers are borne on 38-inch stalks.


#140 January, 1956<br />

The President's Corner, Marion R. Walker.. 1<br />

1956 National Membership Campaign. ........................ 3<br />

1956 Annual Meeting ................................................... . 7<br />

The Fifteenth Official Symposium-I 955, Marion R. Walker. . 8<br />

Horticultural Council Report......................................... 10<br />

California Preview, ,Richard Goodman . . . . . . . . . . . . 11<br />

Hybridizing for Reblooming <strong>Iris</strong>, G. Percy Brown. . . . . . . . . . . 19<br />

1955 Hybridizing Notes, Philip G. Corliss . . . . . . . ... 22<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Scientific Committee for 1955, L. F. Randolph 24<br />

Poited Again! Mr. and. Mrs. W. F. Scott, Jr............. .... 31<br />

In Memoriam ................................................................. 33<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Directors' Meeting 37<br />

Region Sixteen Report, Lloyd Zurbrigg........................ 45<br />

Oklahoma <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> ................................................... 47<br />

Wheel within the Wheels............................................... 47<br />

Saint Louis Group Exhibits at Harvest Show. . . . . . . . 49<br />

Chromosome Numbers <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Species, L. F. Randolph<br />

and Jyotirmay Mitra.................................................... 50<br />

Our Readers Write......................................................... 61<br />

Robin's Roost................................................................. 64<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> AIS Accredited <strong>Iris</strong> Shows, 1955 .. . . . . . . . . . . 69


#141 April, 1956<br />

The President's Corner, Marion R. Walker.. 1<br />

The Judges Choice. W.F. Scott, Jr.. 2<br />

The Fable <strong>of</strong> the Dog Collar, G. Douglas 5<br />

Whence the Blues, Edwin Rundlett 7<br />

Moles and Gophers, W. F. Scott. Jr. 13<br />

Median <strong>Iris</strong> Club Progress, Edwin Rundlett 18<br />

Median Tidbits, Mrs. F. W. Warburton 20<br />

Rutgers Display Garden. Robert B. Clark 28<br />

Use <strong>of</strong> Antibiotics in Treatment <strong>of</strong> Rhizome Rot,<br />

Edith K. C<strong>of</strong>fey 32<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> <strong>of</strong> N.J. Sponsors Two Test Gardens, Joseph Gatty 34<br />

Spurias in Southern California, Clarke Cosgrove 34<br />

Our Members Write 41<br />

Questions and Answers 49<br />

1955 Registration Report, Mrs. Geo. D. Robinson 51<br />

Official List <strong>of</strong> Accredited Judges. 1956 115<br />

Exhibition Judges – 1956 129<br />

FRONTISPIECE<br />

Orange Banner is an Introduction <strong>of</strong> Mr. Donald G. Waters <strong>of</strong> Elmore. Ohio.


#142 July, 1956<br />

Foreword . . . . 1<br />

The President's Corner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2<br />

The Los Angeles Convention, Harold W. Knowlton. . . . . . . .. 3<br />

Address <strong>of</strong> Mrs. Jean Stevens . . . . . . . . . . . 16<br />

The Franklin Cook Memorial Cup, W. F. Scott, Jr 24<br />

A Flying Trip to Nashville, F. W. Cassebeer . . . . . . . . . 26<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> on the Air, Geddes Douglas .................................... 32<br />

Our Round Robins. John A. Bartholomew . . : . . . . . 34<br />

Median Tidbits, Mrs. F. W. Warburton......................... 38<br />

The Ketchum Memorial <strong>Iris</strong> Garden, Mrs. Wm. Murrah 42<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Culture Across Canada, Leslie Laking . . . . . . . . . . . 45<br />

Progress Report, Guy Rogers ........................................ 48<br />

More About Scorch, G. B. Gable .................................. 49<br />

A Baker's Dozen, W. F.Scott, Jr.................................... 51<br />

The Golden Prize <strong>of</strong> Florence, Flaminia Specht. . ........ 54<br />

Varietal Comments, Larry Gaulter ................................ 58<br />

Our Members Write....................................................... 63<br />

Radiation and <strong>Iris</strong> Breeding, C. F. Konzak & L. F. Randolph 68


#143 Oct, 1956<br />

The President's Corner 1<br />

Awards and Honors 1956........................ 2<br />

PopularityPolI.1956............................ 10<br />

Judge's Choice 1956........................... 11<br />

Our Robin Family, John A. Bartholomew. ......... 14<br />

Median Tidbits, Mrs. F. W. Warburton 17<br />

Minutes Directors' Meeting. . . . . 21<br />

Regional Reports .................................................. 24-146<br />

ILLUSTRATION, FRONT COVER:<br />

Swan Ballet (Muhlestein) is a beautifully ruffled pure white, with a white beard, flaring falls and<br />

excellent substance.


#144 Jan, 1957<br />

Foreword, G. Douglas 1<br />

The Forward Look, Marion R. Walker 2<br />

Clifford W. Benson, Secretary, G. Douglas 7<br />

More Medians, L. F. Randolph 10<br />

Memphis Meeting 24<br />

The Time Has Come, Mrs. Leo F. Reynolds 25<br />

1956 Membership Results, L. F. Randolph 27<br />

1957 Membership Campaign 30<br />

Robins, Peggy Burke Grey 34<br />

Robins, Edwin Rundlett 36<br />

Scientific Committee Report, Lee W. Lenz 39<br />

Two New Hybrids, Lee W. Lenz 43<br />

1956 <strong>Iris</strong> Season in England, Philip Corliss 47<br />

Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong> Review, Walter Welch 51<br />

In Memoriam-Dr. Geo. M. Reed, A. C. Wellington . . . . . 54<br />

Full Many a Flower, W. F. Scott, Jr.. ............ 58<br />

Region Six Speaks ""..."."",."""",...,..,., ............................... . 61<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> at Cedar Brook, Harriette Halloway . . . . . . 74<br />

Presby Memorial Garden, Mrs. F. P. Walther 76<br />

Diseases <strong>of</strong> Rhizomatous <strong>Iris</strong>, Bald, Markley and Davis. . . . . 79<br />

How to Stage an <strong>Iris</strong> Show, Diora Salley. , . , . . . . 86<br />

Hybridizing in Texas, R. E. Vache....................................... 88<br />

Varietal Notes, Veronica Quist 89<br />

Premio Firenze 91<br />

Living Memorial to Liberty, Hyde Bailey 96<br />

Our Members Write 98<br />

Frontispiece, Caledonia, Douglas 1956 is a pure white with flowers widely spaced on a tall stalk.<br />

(Seedling # II 09a, H. C. 1956)


#145 Apr, 1957<br />

Robin's Roost in Taller Trees, G. Douglas 1<br />

President's Corner, Marion R. Walker 2<br />

Cytogenetics <strong>of</strong> Median' <strong>Iris</strong>es, L. F. Randolph 3<br />

AIS Center Goes Forward, Edwin Rundlett 12<br />

Median Test Gardens, Earl R. Roberts 14<br />

Stalks Too Short?, Bonabeth Brickell 17<br />

About <strong>Table</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>, Alice White 18<br />

Borer Portrait, F. G. Foster & E. A. Wood 24<br />

More Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong>es, Bee Warburton 26<br />

Finis On Scorch, Guy Rogers 30<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>, My Favorite Flower, John Camenzind 31<br />

The Forgotten Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>, Chas. W. Arny 33<br />

Around the Corner, Serlena Reynolds 37<br />

Flight Lines, Peggy Grey, Nona B Mott 50<br />

Personnel, AIS Round Robin Program 75<br />

Our Members Write 79<br />

Color Slide Contest 82<br />

1956 Registration Report ... 85<br />

Accredited Garden Judges 140<br />

Exhibition Judges 1957 154<br />

FRONTISPIECE: Siberian <strong>Iris</strong> Snowcrest (Gage 1932) forms a colorful grouping with cerise and<br />

gold Japanese peony Mikado in J. E. Wills Garden, Nashville, Tennessee.


#146 Jul, 1957<br />

President's Corner 2<br />

The Memphis Convention 1957 3<br />

Joint Meeting Directors, Counselors, Clifford Benson 4<br />

The Annual Business Session, Marion R. Walker 4<br />

Classification Meeting, L. F. Randolph 6<br />

Panel, <strong>Iris</strong> Judging, W. F. Scott, Jr. 7<br />

Panel, Small Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es, Bee Warburton 9<br />

Panel, <strong>Iris</strong> Diseases, Guy Rogers 10<br />

Panel, Scientific Hybridizing, L. F. Randolph 12<br />

The Annual Banquet, Jay Ackerman 13<br />

Memphis Impressions, Jesse E. Wills 14<br />

Symposium <strong>of</strong> Comment, J, K. and C. Smith, Carl<br />

Schirmer, Dr. Joe Parker, Roger Goodman, Hubert Fischer,<br />

Harold Knowlton, Mrs. W. J. Hinkle, Mrs. Sam Sargo,<br />

Mrs. Harry Frey 21<br />

After the Ball Is Over, Bob Carney, Jake Scharff,<br />

John and Gladys Pierce 36<br />

Louisiana Show, Marie Caillet 44<br />

Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong> Review, C. W. Arny 46<br />

Swamp Trip, John F. Neugebauer 46<br />

Garden Pictures, Mrs. Ed Conger 51<br />

SLI Test Gardens, C. W. Arny 52<br />

Special <strong>Iris</strong> Organizations, Ira Nelson 54<br />

Test Gardens 56<br />

Ethel Anson Peckham, Veronica Quist 58<br />

Clara Rees, Bion Tolman 61<br />

Nebraskan Monograph, Mrs. Zeh Dennis 64<br />

Rhizome Rot, M. D. Wallace 67<br />

Embryo Culture. Lloyd Paul 69<br />

Flight Lines, Grey and Mott 72<br />

Our Members Write 81


#147 Oct, 1957<br />

The President's Corner ..................... 1<br />

Awards and Honors, 1957 ................,...................... 2<br />

The Judges' Choice, 1957 ....................................... 9<br />

Popularity Poll, 1957 .......................................................... 10<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Missouriensis and <strong>Iris</strong> Longipetala, B. LeRoy Davidson 13<br />

More About Test Gardens, Norian C. Henderson. . . . . . . . . . 23<br />

Notes from the Spuria <strong>Society</strong> Test Garden in Houston ... 26<br />

Bulietin Suggestions, Frank Cassel .......................... ... 27<br />

Convention Preview, Veronica M. Quist 31<br />

Elmira Area Gardens, Bee Emery ..................................... 33<br />

"Fifty Eight" Tour Gardens, William G. McGarvey ......... 34<br />

Rochester's Convention Gardens. T. E. Jacoby. ............... 37<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Gardens <strong>of</strong> Cuba, New York................................ 39<br />

An Introduction to Median <strong>Iris</strong>, Ben Hager 40<br />

Use <strong>of</strong> Pumila in <strong>Iris</strong> Breeding, Bee Warburton 47<br />

VARIETAL COMMENTS FROM ACROSS THE LAND<br />

Region One, John Bartholomew 54<br />

Region Four, Ralph E. Lewis 56<br />

Region Five, Dr. Harvey Hobson, Mrs. G. H. Rowe,<br />

Geo. B. Earhardt, Mrs. Geo. L. Hodges 59<br />

Region Eight, Nadine Yunkers, Mrs. Robert Reinhardt61<br />

Region Nine, Richard Goodman .................................. 62<br />

Region Thirteen, Joseph Hoage.................................... 63<br />

Region Seventeen, E. M. Doerfler................................ 67<br />

Region Eighteen, John Ohl, Mrs. Walter Buxton......... 69<br />

Region Twenty-Two, Mrs. Cecil McCutcheon,<br />

Mrs. Harold G. Plato. .. ............................................. 71<br />

Region Twenty-Three, Ruth Pressey............................ 73<br />

FLIGHT LINES, Peggy Burke Grey, Nona B Mott.......... 77<br />

Median Tidbits................................................................... 82<br />

Our Members Write........................................................... 85<br />

P.S., The Editor.................................................................. 89


#148 Jan, 1958<br />

The President's Corner.......................................................... 1<br />

1958 AIS Meeting ................................................................ 2<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Sputniks Roam, Helen McCaughey, Esmond Jones.. .... 3<br />

1958 Membership Campaign, Robt. S. Carney. . . . . . . . . 7<br />

Classification <strong>of</strong> Eupogon <strong>Iris</strong>es, Randolph & Lawrence .... 9<br />

We Need Disease Research, Homer N. Metcalf................... 17<br />

Behind the Eight Ball ........................................................... 19<br />

Alta to Alta, Edith S. Cleaves............................................... 21<br />

Reblooming <strong>Iris</strong> Becoming Popular, Edwin Rundlett.......... 25<br />

Rules, Geometry, and Arithmetic, Crescent Deru................ 28<br />

Flight Lines........................................................................... 34<br />

Aril <strong>Society</strong> Yearbook.......................................................... 47<br />

Glorietta <strong>Iris</strong> Project, Ruth Pressey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48<br />

Median Test Garden Impressions, Earl Roberts................... 49<br />

Cedar Brook Celebrates, Dorothy Dennis ............................ 54<br />

Presby Season, Barbara Walther .......................................... 54<br />

Gibberellic Acid Used, David Lercari.................................. 57<br />

Minutes, Directors Meeting.................................................. 59<br />

1957 Membership Campaign................................................ 62<br />

Financial Report 1957 .......................................................... 66<br />

Test Garden Report............................................................... 69<br />

Scientific Report................................................................... 70<br />

Ohio Invitation, AI and Laura Lauck ................................... 73<br />

Long Island Invitation, Peggy Edwards ............................... 75<br />

Eastern Gateway, Dr. Irwin Conroe ..................................... 76<br />

Our Members Write.............................................................. 78<br />

In Memoriam, W.J. McKee.................................................. 79<br />

In Memoriam, Olive Murrell................................................ 80<br />

InMemoriam,ClarenceG.White.. ............................. ........... . 81<br />

PostScript.............................................................................. 82


#149 Apr, 1958<br />

The Annual Meeting ........................... 1<br />

The President's Corner 2<br />

Tribute to Genius, Molly Price 6<br />

Virus Diseases <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>, R. V. Travis 12<br />

Soil Fumigation, John Harvey, Jr. 18<br />

Garden Manners, Peg DeBagh 22<br />

Notes on Variegata, Jean G. Witt 25<br />

More About Amoenas, Walter Welch 34<br />

Concerning Amoenas, Dr. William McGarvey 37<br />

Area Chairmen, Robert S. Carney 41<br />

Slides Contest Winners 42<br />

Clarence Greenleaf White, Tom Craig 46<br />

Carl Milliken, a History, Ben Hager 52<br />

Bearded <strong>Iris</strong> in Perennial Border, W. F. Scott 59<br />

Green Tall Bearded, Etc., Clarence D. Jonas 62<br />

<strong>Table</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Breeding Program, Alice White 65<br />

Gardens Open in Empire State 71<br />

The Annual Meeting in Syracuse 73<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> from New York State, Veronica Quist 74<br />

Our Favorite Flower, Wm. Wicker 81<br />

Tempest in Teapot, Geddes Douglas 93<br />

Flight Lines 99<br />

Our Members Write 121<br />

Post Script 125<br />

Official Garden Judges 1958 129<br />

Official Exhibition Judges 1958 142


#150 July 1958<br />

The President's Corner 1<br />

Looking Backward-A Kaleidoscope 3<br />

Convention Visits . . . .. 7<br />

Fred W. Cassebeer 16<br />

David F. Hall 19<br />

Elizabeth Noble Nesmith 23<br />

Can This Be Aphylla? 26<br />

Landscaping with <strong>Iris</strong> 31<br />

American <strong>Iris</strong>es Win "Premio Firenze" 38<br />

My Work with Lace 39<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> Notes 46<br />

Fabulous Shreveport, Louisiana 51<br />

Texas <strong>Iris</strong> Season 53<br />

iris Gardens in Michigan . . . . . . . .. 59<br />

The Western Natives Open Southern California's Season. 62<br />

Whence the Apricots . . . . 65<br />

The Oh's and Ah's Beginning the 1958 Season 71<br />

Some Southern California Stars . . . . . . . 72<br />

Northern California Comments . . . . .. 73<br />

1959 Convention Chairman................................................. 75<br />

Tapped for Top Honors. ...................................................... 76<br />

The Season Moves Northward. . . . . . . . ........ ,. 77<br />

On California's North Coast. . . . . . . . . . . . 78<br />

Varietal Comment................................................................ 78<br />

The Washington Spurias . . . . . . . .. 82<br />

Spurias in Houston ........................................................... 84<br />

On Growing Spurias in Houston . . . . ................ 87<br />

Notes on Spuria <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> ................................................ 88<br />

Complete List <strong>of</strong> Spurias Grown in Houston Test Gardens.90<br />

Judging the Spuria <strong>Iris</strong>......................................................... 93<br />

Progress in Breeding Spuria <strong>Iris</strong> . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 97<br />

Dwarf Spurias...................................................................... 101<br />

Research Memberships........................................................ 104<br />

The Importance <strong>of</strong> the Abbevilles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105<br />

Chromosome Number and Meiotic Behavior in<br />

Commercial Varieties <strong>of</strong> Spuria <strong>Iris</strong>............................ 108<br />

Flight Lines 116


#151 October, 1958<br />

1 The President's Corner<br />

3 October Portrait<br />

6 Garden <strong>Iris</strong>, Past and Present<br />

11 The Relation <strong>of</strong> Genetics to <strong>Iris</strong> Hybridization<br />

15 The 1958 English <strong>Iris</strong> Season<br />

21 Advances in Breeding Oncobreds<br />

24 The New Look in <strong>Iris</strong><br />

26 Oklahoma <strong>Iris</strong> Season, 1958<br />

31 Awards and Honors, 1958<br />

39 The Sixth Annual Judges' Choice, 1958<br />

40 Popularity Poll, 1958<br />

43 Exhibition Committee Report, 1958<br />

50 Varietal Comments<br />

82 We Need Hardy <strong>Iris</strong> Flight Lines<br />

92 In Memoriam<br />

93 Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Holds Annual Meeting<br />

94 Post Script


#152 January, 1959<br />

1 1959 Annual Meeting<br />

3 The President's Corner<br />

5 <strong>Iris</strong> Chromosome Numbers, Randolph and Mitra<br />

10 Let's Plan a Slide Program, AI Lauck<br />

12 Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong> Impressions, C. W. Arny<br />

15 Pacific Coast Native <strong>Iris</strong>es, E. K. Balls<br />

27 <strong>Iris</strong> Missouriensis, D. J. Lercari<br />

29 "12,000", Don DeFussi<br />

31 Interspecies Hybrid, Jean Witt<br />

32 Mr. Sass to Mr. Hill<br />

36 Climb to the Pinnacle, W. F. Scott .<br />

41 Presby Report, Barbara Walther<br />

43 Embryo Culture in the Kitchen, Jack Goett<br />

44 Publication <strong>of</strong> Garden <strong>Iris</strong>es<br />

48 Random Comments, L. F. Randolph<br />

50 Roger's Garden, Mrs. H. McMurry<br />

51 Dallas Season<br />

54 Red <strong>Iris</strong>, J and R. Hopson<br />

55 Pink, Pinker, Pinkest, Polly Anderson<br />

56 Varietal Comments, B. C. Jones<br />

59 Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong> Meeting, Lee Armiger<br />

61 Judging Arilbreds, Russell Hopson<br />

63 How to Register An <strong>Iris</strong>.<br />

65 I. kamaonensis, Bee Warburton<br />

67 Minutes Directors Meeting<br />

70 Auditor's Report<br />

73 Flight Lines<br />

78 Randolph Fund<br />

79 Book Reviews<br />

80 Our Members Write<br />

83 Post Script


#153 April, 1959 (Printed in 3 sections)<br />

Part I<br />

14 They Bloom Again, Grace Wellington<br />

15 President's Corner<br />

16 Controlling Leaf Spot-Rot, A. W. Dimock<br />

20 The Major Pests <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>, John Naegele<br />

21 Growing <strong>Iris</strong>, Don Waters<br />

22 Pampering Doesn't Pay, Mary Ellen Knopf.<br />

23 Controlling <strong>Iris</strong> Pests, G. B. Gable<br />

25 Culture <strong>of</strong> Regelia Embryos, H. G. Shockey<br />

27 Save That Pollen, D. Steve Varner<br />

29 The Whitings, Geo. W. Warner<br />

35 Minutes, Directors' Meeting<br />

38 Some English <strong>Iris</strong> Gardens, Dr. Currier McEwen<br />

42 Deep Purple, Bill Schortman<br />

46 The Hardy Linse Oncobreds, Alexia Gerberg<br />

47 Use All <strong>of</strong> It, Kathleen Beardsley<br />

49 New Jersey Season, Mary Wais<br />

52 Visit to Florence, H. Castle Fletcher. .<br />

60 Region 6 Meetings Dallas Test Garden<br />

64 Membership Campaign, Rob't Carney<br />

66 Flight Lines<br />

70 Our Members Write<br />

81 Exhibition Rules & Supplies<br />

85 Garden Judges<br />

97 Exhibition Judges


#154 July, 1959 (Printed in 2 Sections)<br />

Part I<br />

2 The President's Corner, Marion R. Walker<br />

3 AIS Holds Largest Convention<br />

4 Three Oklahoma <strong>Iris</strong> Gardens, William G. McGarvey<br />

6 Reflections <strong>of</strong> a Hostess, Helen McCaughey<br />

8 A Visitor's Impression, Mollie Emms<br />

12 Tall Bearded <strong>Iris</strong> Seen in Oklahoma Gardens, Robert R. Young<br />

14 Oklahoma Meeting, Bennett C. Jones<br />

16 Third Day <strong>of</strong> the National Convention, Mrs. AI Nahas<br />

18 <strong>Iris</strong> Seed Culture, Bruce B. Farrington<br />

21 Best Time for Transplanting, Jesse W. Collier<br />

24 Growing the Oncocyclus Species, Michael H. Hoog<br />

35 Selecting Show Specimens, Carl Quadros<br />

38 The Ethics <strong>of</strong> Guesting <strong>Iris</strong>es, J. H. Hoage<br />

41 Mr. May to November, JoAnne Tufts<br />

43 Sidelights on Sidekicks, N. Onimus<br />

47 Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>, Robert B. Milner<br />

54 Notes from Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> Hybridizers Robins<br />

57 Jenny and <strong>Iris</strong> Play Return Engagement, Geddes Douglas<br />

60 Varietal Comment, Adelaide D. Peterson<br />

65 The Siberian Situation, Peggy Edwards<br />

71 Flight Lines<br />

82 A Revision <strong>of</strong> Pacific Coast <strong>Iris</strong>es, Katherine Heinig<br />

88 The Clarence G. White Memorial Award


#154 July, 1959 Part 2<br />

TO: ALL MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN IRIS SOCIETY<br />

Greetings! Many flower lovers become members <strong>of</strong> specialized plant societies without being<br />

fully cognizant <strong>of</strong> the many worthwhile benefits available to them. We want members <strong>of</strong> the<br />

American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> to be fully infonned as to our activities<br />

at all times.<br />

The aim <strong>of</strong> this comprehensive booklet is to provide all AIS members with some basic<br />

information ,about your society, how it began, how it is presently organized, and how it functions.<br />

We hope that this will make your membership more valuable to you, and encourage you to remain<br />

with us for a long time.<br />

There are many basic questions about iris that new members are particularly anxious to obtain.<br />

We hope that they will find some <strong>of</strong> the answers here, and that this booklet will lead them toward<br />

the source <strong>of</strong> more detailed information when they are ready for it.<br />

You will find as others have, that one <strong>of</strong> the greatest rewards <strong>of</strong> membership in the AIS is a<br />

closer acquaintance with a large group <strong>of</strong> friendly people who share your interest in iris. We urge<br />

you to look for other AIS members and get to know them.<br />

If there are any questions that are left unanswered by this booklet, and you feel is not a function<br />

<strong>of</strong> an AIS Officer or Committee head from whom you could get the answer directly, please don't<br />

hesitate to contact us at any time.<br />

Most cordially,<br />

CLIFFORD W. BENSON Executive-Secretary The American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>


#155 October, 1959<br />

2 The President's Corner, Marion R. Walker<br />

5 Collecting <strong>Iris</strong>es Abroad, L. F. and Fannie R. Randolph<br />

13 After the Bloom Is over, Jesse Wills<br />

19 Convention Preview, Peg Grey<br />

23 <strong>Iris</strong> Hybridizing in the Netherlands, Dr. Currier McEwen<br />

25 New Varieties Appear in Louisiana Show, Nolan John Sahuc<br />

27 Hybridizing for Rebloomers, Raymond G. Smith<br />

35 A Visit to Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Peg Grey<br />

36 So We Go on from Here, Bee Warburton<br />

40 Awards and Honors for 1959<br />

51 Variation via Radiation, Melba B. Hamblen<br />

55 Make Way at the Top, Ruth Pressey<br />

59 Operation Rescue, Peg Grey<br />

60 Siberian <strong>Iris</strong> in New England, W. N. and S. C. Tiffney<br />

62 Some New Talis, Accent on Arilbreds, Wiloh Wilkes<br />

64 Taholah and Sierra Skies at Home, Peg Grey<br />

66 Book Reviews<br />

68 Invitation to 1961 Convention<br />

69 Exhibition Committee Report, J. Arthur Nelson<br />

74 Minutes <strong>of</strong> Directors' Meeting<br />

76 Scientific Committee Annual Report, Dr. Lee W. Lenz<br />

78 In Memoriam-George H. Murray, Mrs. George M. Roach, Sr.<br />

79 1959 Median <strong>Iris</strong> Awards<br />

81 In Memoriam-Joseph C. Becherer, Ada Buxton<br />

83 Flight Lines<br />

92 Reports and Comments Regionwise


#156 January, 1956<br />

2 From the President's Desk<br />

4 Dr. L. F. Randolph, Harold W. Knowlton<br />

7 Red <strong>Iris</strong>. . . Past-Present-Future, Greig Lapham<br />

9 Passion for Red, Geddes Douglas.<br />

15 Carl Salbach Retires, Roy Oliphant<br />

20 One Man's Fancy, Bert Porreca<br />

25 Dykes Medal Winner for 1959, Genevieve H. Folsom<br />

27 Reflections <strong>of</strong> an <strong>Iris</strong> Breeder, Jesse Wills<br />

35 An Invitation to Portland<br />

36 Oregon's <strong>Iris</strong> and iris Personalities, Robert Schreiner<br />

40 <strong>Iris</strong> Performance in Region 17, J. W. Collier. . . . .<br />

44 A National Flower? Why Not the <strong>Iris</strong>? Ruth Pressey<br />

48 <strong>Iris</strong> People, <strong>Iris</strong> Places, Peg Grey. .... . .<br />

54 Random Observations on Hardiness, Chas. William Voris<br />

55 Black Hills <strong>Iris</strong>arians, Doris McElfresh<br />

59 The Ramblings <strong>of</strong> the "Mafia" Boys from Memphis, Robert S. Carney<br />

61 AIS to Revisit Birthplace, Barbara Walther<br />

64 Report to the Presby Memorial <strong>Iris</strong> Gardens, Barbara Walther<br />

65 Northern Illinois <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong><br />

66 The Wickersham Garden, Sandy Greeno<br />

67 What Can We Get from Arils, Barbara Serdynski<br />

68 The Spuria Project, Lee W. Lenz<br />

69 Wild <strong>Iris</strong>-Species in Czechoslovakia, Milan Blazek<br />

72 Lest We Forget, Geddes Douglas<br />

79 Differences Among Rebloomers, Raymond G. Smith. .<br />

84 A Revolution in <strong>Iris</strong> Kaempferi, George Hacklander<br />

86 Central Ohio <strong>Society</strong> Holds First Judging School, Mrs. Frederick Thaler<br />

87 Shipping <strong>Iris</strong>, Virginia P. Conklin<br />

89 1960 Membership Campaign, Robert S. Carney<br />

90 FlightLines<br />

97 Test Garden Committee Report<br />

100 Report <strong>of</strong> Exhibition Committee, October 1959<br />

101 Report <strong>of</strong> the Scientific Committee, November, 1959<br />

102 Semi-Annual Report <strong>of</strong> the AIS Robin Program, John A. Bartholomew<br />

104 1959 Membership Campaign Winners<br />

106 Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer<br />

109 Minutes Directors' Meeting, November, 1959


#157 April, 1960, Section 1<br />

5 From the President's Desk L. F. Randolph<br />

7 Growing Regelia Species <strong>Iris</strong>. Michael H. Hoog and David J. Flesh<br />

13 Portland Preview Bennett C. Jones<br />

15 Exhibiting at <strong>Iris</strong> Shows........... Irene S. Nelson<br />

19 Region 13 Highlights Two Growing Climates Joseph H. Hoage<br />

21 The Many-Sided Dr. Kleinsorge<br />

25 Basic Chromosome Research Is Practical Bee Warburton<br />

31 So You're a New Member! W. T. Bledsoe<br />

35 An Inventory <strong>of</strong> AIS Irwin A. Conroe<br />

41 Chromosomes <strong>of</strong> Arils and Arilbred <strong>Iris</strong>es L. F. Randolph and Jyotirmay Mitra<br />

61 <strong>Iris</strong> Garden in Cedar Brook Park Harriette R. Halloway<br />

63 If I Were Just Starting to Hybridize Tell Muhlestein<br />

71 Breeding for Hardiness .......Elizabeth N. Nesmith<br />

72 Show Classification and Judging Specimen Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>es Ira Nelson and<br />

Charles Amy, Jr.<br />

24 Southern Oregon Gardens to Visit<br />

39 Visit Utah's Gardens in 1960 Mrs.J. R. Hamblen<br />

78 Revision <strong>of</strong> Pacific Coast <strong>Iris</strong>es, Part II [Review] Edgar Anderson<br />

77 Spuria <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Activities Ben R. Hager<br />

76 New Handbook for Judges and Exhibitions Hubert A. Fischer<br />

40 French <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong><br />

12 Portland's Invitation to Meeting<br />

18 Kansas City's Invitation to Hybridizers<br />

81 B.I.S. Subscription Rate<br />

24 The Bulletin Needs Photographs<br />

78 Weed Killer Was Misidentified<br />

81 Affiliation With AIS<br />

80 Our Members Write<br />

Obituaries:<br />

17 Mrs. Joan Hart<br />

70 Ruth Osborn<br />

79 Mrs. Lillian Hall Trichel<br />

82 Flight Lines<br />

87 List <strong>of</strong> Garden Judges<br />

111 List <strong>of</strong> Exhibition Judges<br />

60 Kodachrome Slides for Rent<br />

120 Contributors to This Issue<br />

128 Books Available from the AIS<br />

128 Membership Dues .....<br />

128 Back Issues <strong>of</strong> the Bulletin<br />

127 Advertising Rates<br />

Show Supplies .. Back Cover


Cover Photograph. <strong>Iris</strong> hoogiana, a regelia species (see page 29 for additional information).<br />

Photograph by Michael H. Hoog.


#158 July, 1960<br />

5 From the President's Desk.. L. F. Randolph<br />

9 The First AIS Bulletin John C. Wister<br />

13 <strong>Iris</strong>es for Beginners Serlena Reynolds<br />

15 <strong>Table</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Preview Jean Witt<br />

19 Report from Europe Lee W. Lenz<br />

22 Garden State <strong>Iris</strong>arians in the Twenties Barbara F. Walther<br />

25 <strong>Iris</strong> Colors and Pigments Peter Werckmeister<br />

34 <strong>Iris</strong>es in Bronx Park Dorothy E. Hansell.<br />

35 The 1960 Premio Firenze Awards W. F. Scott, Jr.<br />

37 Variations in Characteristics <strong>of</strong> Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong> Charles Arny Jr.<br />

41 Have Fun With <strong>Iris</strong>. . .. .. Loleta K. Powell<br />

14 Albert G. Lauck-In Memoriam<br />

18 Kansas City Solicits Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es<br />

103 Region 19 Solicits Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es<br />

43 <strong>Iris</strong>arians Invade Realm <strong>of</strong> Rosaria Peg Grey<br />

Convention Tour Gardens:<br />

Beattie .Earl T. Browder 54<br />

Cooley... ... Robert S. Carney 51<br />

DeForest Helen McCaughey 55<br />

Kleinsorge ...Melba Hamblen 56<br />

Marx ..Irwin A. Conroe 60<br />

Riddle ...Marion R. Walker 52<br />

Schreiner. Harold W. Knowlton 49<br />

Shoop...Hugo Wall 50<br />

Tompkins. Robert R. Young 58<br />

62 Medians in Convention Tour Gardens Bee Warburton and Keith Keppel<br />

64 Tribute to a Convention Committee Joseph Gatty<br />

65 <strong>Society</strong> Business Transacted in Portland<br />

69 Committee on Sections and Affiliates Hubert A. Fischer<br />

73 A 10-Point Program for the AIS L.F. Randolph<br />

75 National Test Garden Program<br />

81 HC Award Winners and Test Gardens<br />

83, 85 Minutes <strong>of</strong> Directors' Meetings<br />

87 Registrar's Report, 1959 (Supplement) Mrs. Walter Colquitt<br />

103 How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong> Harold W. Knowlton<br />

8 Sections and Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS<br />

69 Distinguished Service Awards<br />

71 Bylaws Amendments<br />

70 Nominations to Board Membership... .<br />

31 Exhibition Judges<br />

72 Flight Lines<br />

96 A Member Writes<br />

82 Deaths<br />

Membership Dues: AIS, 104; BIS, 64


104 Books Offered by AIS<br />

104 Back Issues<br />

Cover Photograph. Dutch (in front) and Siberian irises in Cooley's display garden, Silverton,<br />

Oregon. Photograph by Everett C. Long.


#159 October, 1960<br />

5 From the President's Desk L. F. Randolph<br />

9 Awards and Honors, 1960 Hubert A. Fischer<br />

15 Judges' Choice.<br />

19 Popularity Poll<br />

17 The 1961 AIS Convention ...... Barbara F. Walther<br />

19 Foster Memorial Plaque Awarded Orville W. Fay.. Harry J. Randall<br />

19 Breeding for Performance Robert B. Milner<br />

23 Median <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Meets at Cornell Bee Warburton<br />

25 <strong>Iris</strong>es in a Year-Round Garden Mrs. W. Glen Sheets<br />

27 Love Those Plicatas! Larry Gaulter<br />

32 <strong>Iris</strong> Culture in the Northeast William G. McGarvey<br />

34 Summer Mulching Practiced in Arizona<br />

Winter Care <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es<br />

Midwest....Robert R. Young 35<br />

SoutheastF. H. Alexander 37<br />

Southwest.. . Guy Rogers 36<br />

Gulf Coast Region Claude W. Davis 38<br />

Mountain States Bion Tolman 36<br />

39 The Kenneth D. Smiths' Garden.. Barbara F. Walther<br />

41 Are <strong>Iris</strong> Growers Gardeners? ................................. John Hamm<br />

42 Height Variation in Progenies <strong>of</strong> Dwarf Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es .. Jack Goett<br />

44 Fred DeForest Robert Schreiner<br />

46 Height, Branching, and Buds.. .... Claude]. Davis<br />

48 The Bulbous <strong>Iris</strong> Season in Utah.Mrs. Mildred R. Johnson<br />

49 Exhibition Committee Report ... .]. Arthur Nelson<br />

Varietal Comments on Portland <strong>Iris</strong>es<br />

Joseph Gatty 56<br />

Helen McCaughey, 57;<br />

Bee Warburton, 57<br />

Keith Keppel, 58;<br />

Lucille A. McDonald 60<br />

63 <strong>Iris</strong>es Seen from Carolina to Dakota.... Ralph and Helen Lewis<br />

68 Varietal Comments by Region 15 Members.<br />

71 The Season in Cache Valley . Mrs. H. C.Hansen<br />

73 Albert G. Lauck .. . . ... Donald G. Waters<br />

75 Activities in the Regions<br />

72 To Advertisers in Commercial Directory<br />

Sections and Affiliates.......8<br />

Deaths.. ... ................88<br />

Your Membership Gives You- 18<br />

Advertising Rates .. 48<br />

Bylaws Amendments Approved 24


How to Join a Robin ... 88<br />

Two New AIS Affiliates..26<br />

How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong>....89<br />

No Dykes Medal Awarded in 1960 76<br />

Membership Dues 90<br />

Kodachrome <strong>Iris</strong> Slides. 84<br />

Books Offered by AIS 90<br />

Flight Lines 85<br />

Hints to Members 89<br />

Cover Photograph.-<strong>Iris</strong> VIOLET HILLS (DeForest), AM, 1958; Franklin Cook Memorial Cup,<br />

1960. From color plates made available by Cooley's Gardens.


#160 January, 1961<br />

5 From the President's Desk. . L. F. Randolph<br />

9 Popularity Poll As a Buying Guide Peggy Burke Grey<br />

17 A Look at the Border <strong>Iris</strong>es Keith Keppel<br />

20 <strong>Historic</strong>al <strong>Iris</strong> Conservation ... . Gerta M. Beach<br />

22 Presby Memorial <strong>Iris</strong> Gardens Barbara F. Walther<br />

25 We Need Hardy <strong>Iris</strong> . . . Jesse W. Collier<br />

29 Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Symposium, 1960 ..... Walter Welch<br />

32 First President to Address 1961 Convention<br />

33 Specimens <strong>of</strong> Russian <strong>Iris</strong>es at Cornell . G. H. M. Lawrence<br />

37 <strong>Iris</strong> Test Gardens and Hardiness L. Laking<br />

41 The Cassebeer Garden .. . Barbara F. Walther<br />

43 Simplified Plate Culture <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Seed .. .. Bruce B. Farrington<br />

46 Educational Highlights <strong>of</strong> Boston Show JoAnne Tufts<br />

51 Diary <strong>of</strong> an <strong>Iris</strong> Season. . Robert S. Carney<br />

53 Utahans Comment on Newer Varieties<br />

57 A Tour <strong>of</strong> Memphis Gardens. . Franklin P. Brewer<br />

61 Varieties Seen in the Northwest. ... Robert L. Jensen<br />

62 Comments on Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong> Varieties Wilma Hamilton<br />

66 The Genus <strong>Iris</strong>-Its Pigments and Chromosomes [Review] Bee Warburton<br />

68 Results <strong>of</strong> Membership Campaign, 1960 Robert S. Carney<br />

70 Report <strong>of</strong> Region 3 ..... L. P. Mains<br />

73 Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer......... Jay C. Ackerman<br />

80 Minutes <strong>of</strong> Omaha Board <strong>of</strong> Directors Meeting Clifford W. Benson<br />

83 Report <strong>of</strong> Robin Committee John A. Bartholomew<br />

85 Membership Campaign, 1961 Claude C. O'Brien<br />

Invitation to 1961 Meeting 15<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong> for 1963 Meeting 13<br />

Results <strong>of</strong> 1960 Election 28<br />

New Board Members. 78<br />

Introducing New RVPs 76<br />

Rotterdam Floriade A wards 16<br />

Hybridizers, Attention! 50<br />

Judges Training Program 7<br />

Franklin Cook Cup Awards 24<br />

AIS Rules for Shows Amended 86<br />

HM Awards, 1960 90<br />

Hamburg Exposition, 1963 42<br />

Test Garden Program Modified 84<br />

Calling All Photographers 48<br />

To Slides Photographers 69<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS.................. 8<br />

Affiliates. . ..63, 65<br />

Spuria <strong>Iris</strong> Photo Contest 21<br />

Deaths 88


How to Join a Robin 67<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental 68<br />

Flight Lines 93<br />

Hints to Members 89<br />

Advertising Rates .. . 87<br />

Books Offered by AIS 98<br />

Back Issues 98<br />

Membership Dues . . .... 98<br />

To Register an <strong>Iris</strong>. Bull. 159<br />

AIS Show Supplies .Back Cover<br />

Cover Photograph.-Median iris ROMEO (Millet et Fils 1912), exhibited by Mrs. H. L. Brummett,<br />

awarded Purple Rosette for best specimen in show, among 300 exhibited at El Paso, Texas, in<br />

1960. Photograph by El Paso Times.


#161 April, 1961<br />

5 From the President's Desk................ ..L. F. Randolph<br />

9 Drama <strong>of</strong> Progress........ ..............Mrs. J. R. Hamblen<br />

13 New and Different <strong>Iris</strong> for Arrangement..Crescent Deru<br />

17 Companion Plants. .................................. Molly Price<br />

20 Welcome to Region 19! ..................... .. Joseph Gatty<br />

23 The <strong>Iris</strong> Trial at Florence ................... Harry Randall<br />

27 A New Look at Intermediates ... Earl Roberts<br />

33 Acidity (pH) <strong>of</strong> the Cell Sap <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>..William G. McGarvey<br />

41 Wider Horizons for Spuria <strong>Iris</strong> ............ Ben R. Hager<br />

43 Evolution <strong>of</strong> Horned, Spooned, and Flounced <strong>Iris</strong>Lloyd Austin<br />

55 <strong>Iris</strong> Tour <strong>of</strong> Germany ................ ...Georg Hacklander<br />

58 Achievements Must Not Lead to Complacency.Raymond G. Smith<br />

60 Weed Control Experience .Edwin Rundlett<br />

62 A Portland Side Trip . . Dorothy Dennis<br />

64 State Fair Project <strong>of</strong> ESIS . ..Irwin A. Conroe<br />

66 Our <strong>Iris</strong> Are Hardy .Ferris D. Gaskill<br />

71 Judging Siberian <strong>Iris</strong>es.............................................. . Sarah Tiffney<br />

75 Our Membership Campaign..........Claude C. O'Brien<br />

16 Have Your Seedlings in Tour Gardens Been Named? . . Joseph Gatty<br />

40 An Unusual Hybrid ...............................Earl Roberts<br />

Simplified Plate Culture <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Seed [Correction] 39<br />

Invitation to 1961 Meeting. 8<br />

AIS Membership Dues. ..112<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es for 1963 Meeting. 19<br />

BIS Membership Dues. 83<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS . 7<br />

To Register an <strong>Iris</strong>. . p. 89, Oct. Bull.<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS . 79<br />

Registration Fee Increased 89<br />

Advertising Rates .. 61<br />

To Join a Robin 77<br />

Bibliography <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Literature. 105<br />

Shipping Instructions-Hamburg. 81<br />

Deaths. 89<br />

Show Dates. 85<br />

Errata 57<br />

Show Supplies ..114<br />

Exhibition Committee 22<br />

Siberian <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Formed 65<br />

Flight Lines 68<br />

Slides for Rental 73<br />

Hints to Members ..113<br />

Spuria <strong>Iris</strong> Photo Contest 77


Exhibition Judges. . 107<br />

Books Offered by AIS . 112<br />

Garden Judges 91<br />

Back Issues ..112<br />

Cover Photograph.-Tall bearded iris BANG (Tom Craig), AM 1960. Photograph by Everett C.<br />

Long.


#162 July, 1961<br />

5 From the Acting President's Desk Robert S. Carney<br />

9 Founders Honored at Anniversary Ceremony...<br />

11 The Annual Meeting in Newark Peggy Edwards<br />

Convention Tour Gardens:<br />

Cedar Brook. . Harry B. Kuesel 15<br />

Wais..Jane Hall 16<br />

Knocke Eleanor Westmeyer 16<br />

Kuchar... William G. McGarvey 17<br />

Smith. Howard W. Knowlton 18<br />

Wood. .Jake H. Scharff 20<br />

Cassebeer Jesse Wills 20<br />

Rutgers Shirley Spurr 22<br />

Baxter ... Claude C. O'Brien 22<br />

Johnson ... Jack Goett 23<br />

MacLean. ...Gerta M. Beach 24<br />

Presby. Irwin A. Conroe 26<br />

28 A Side-Trip to the Rundlett Garden.<br />

29 Choice <strong>Iris</strong>es Seen on Garden Tours<br />

32 Postscript on Weed Control ........ Edwin Rundlett<br />

33 Median Comments..... Molly Price, Earl Roberts<br />

35 Median <strong>Iris</strong>es in Convention GardensJoAnne Tufts<br />

36 A Transplanting Note..... ........Richard Goodman<br />

37 Collecting <strong>Iris</strong> Species in Europe ... . .. L. F. and Fannie R. Randolph<br />

41 Philadelphia-Portland-Frankfurt-Florence . ..A. Edward Murray, Jr.<br />

45 Collecting Native <strong>Iris</strong>es in Louisiana..Marvin Granger<br />

47 Red <strong>Iris</strong>es ....................................Claude J. Davis<br />

52 Spurias for Friends and Fun. ..Walker Furgeson<br />

55 Conventional Seed Germination A. A. Samuelson<br />

61 A Triploid Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>. .... . ..G. W. Holleyman<br />

62 Lapham's Method in Red Breeding.. ...Harold Ha_ned<br />

64 The National Robin Program. John A. Bartholomew<br />

67 The Spuria <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>. . Mrs. C. M. Redford<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS ................6<br />

Attention: Show Chairmen.....73<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS.................... 7<br />

How to Join an AIS Robin. 73<br />

Membership Rates ... .. ... 8<br />

Request for Leaf Spot Specimens 73<br />

Memorial Cup Balloting 24<br />

How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong>. 75<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es for 1963 Meeting. 39<br />

Flight Lines ....77<br />

The RVP for Region 24 63<br />

AIS Stationery 78


Additional Judges Named 63<br />

Back Issues. .78<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es at Hamburg Exhibition. ... 66<br />

Books Offered by AIS 78<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Board Meeting 69<br />

Slides for Rental...88<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> RVP-Board Meeting. 71<br />

Advertising Rates 88<br />

Cover Photograph.-Tall bearded iris FRIENDSHIP (Joseph Gatty 1960), highest in this year's<br />

balloting for Franklin Cook Memorial Cup. From Kodachrome by Betty (Mrs. Ira E.) Wood, New<br />

Providence, N. J.


#163 October, 1961<br />

From the President's Desk ..........L. F. Randolph 5<br />

Awards and Honors...................Robert S. Carney 9<br />

Popularity Poll...................................................... 19<br />

Judges' Choice...................................................... 21<br />

Foster Plaque Awarded J. E. Wills'.. Geddes Douglas 23<br />

Occupational Hazard "...".................. Betty Wood 26<br />

Montclair Officials Honored Dr. Wister. Barbara F. Walther 27<br />

The 1962 Annual Meeting...............Allen Harper 30<br />

Growing the Spuria <strong>Iris</strong>.............Clarke Cosgrove 31<br />

The 1961 <strong>Iris</strong> Season.............. . Robert S. Carney 35<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es Seen in Region 4 Gardens..F. H. Alexander 38<br />

Comments from Canadian Members.................... 40<br />

Comments from Region 12 ......... Gene McClure 42<br />

1961 View <strong>of</strong> the Border <strong>Iris</strong>es ... Bee Warburton 43<br />

Notes on <strong>Iris</strong> Bloom in Convention GardensHarry B. Kuesel 45<br />

Simple Comments ..................... Lorenz Medrano 49<br />

Pink Siberians and Minor Frustrations..William G. McGarvey 51<br />

Amoena Parentages (charts)........ Roy Brizendine 54<br />

National Reblooming <strong>Iris</strong> Survey Raymond G. Smith<br />

and Edwin Rundlett ......................................... 56<br />

Exhibition Committee Report .... .. Arthur Nelson 61<br />

Region 17 Meeting, Show, and Tour.. L. E. Flanagan 70<br />

Activities in the Regions ...................................... 73<br />

To Advertisers in CD 7<br />

McKee Medal Awarded: Mrs. Lowry 69<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Show Dates .. ................................ 7<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS .. ............................................. 7<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental............................................. 78<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS ............................................. 8<br />

New CD Advertisers ............................................ 78<br />

1959 Check List . ............................................. 20<br />

A Member Writes ............................................. 79<br />

Favorite <strong>Iris</strong>es at Kingwood ................................. 22<br />

Deaths................. ............................................. 80<br />

Your Slides Committee ........................................ 34<br />

Flight Lines ........ ............................................. 82<br />

Officers <strong>of</strong> New Affiliates.................................... 53<br />

How to Join a Robin............................................. 86<br />

Awards by British <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> ......................... 60<br />

Membership Rates ............................................. 95<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Show Notes .. ............................................. 67<br />

Advertising Rates ............................................. 95<br />

How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong>......................................... 96


Cover Photograph.-Tall bearded iris PRETTY CAROL (Mrs. J. R. Hamblen, Roy,<br />

Utah), in this year's list <strong>of</strong> Award <strong>of</strong> Merit winners. From color plates made available by<br />

Schreiner's Gardens.


#164 January, 1962<br />

From the President's Desk. ....... L. F. Randolph 5<br />

1962 Convention Announcement 11<br />

The 1959 <strong>Iris</strong> Check List. ... 12<br />

Honors-Review and Preview..... Melba Hamblen 13<br />

Miniature Tall Bearded Report Alice White 18<br />

Spurias in the South. ... ....... ... .Ila Nunn 21<br />

An RVP's Talk to His Region. . Hugo Wall 25..<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Garden in Cedar Brook Park.... ...Dorothy Dennis 28<br />

Beginner's Glossary <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Terms and Expressions ..Thomas J. Buckley 31<br />

The 1962 AIS Convention... ..Allen Harper 35<br />

Miss Dormon Honored by Horticulturists 39<br />

Marion Walker's Spurias . . . Peg Dabagh 41<br />

Median <strong>Iris</strong> Bloom in Utah ..Crescent Deru 42<br />

New Recipients <strong>of</strong> the Hybridizer's Medal 45<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es We Liked ... Ralph and Helen Lewis 47<br />

Medians, A Sure Bet....... .. . ..Mildred E. Grove 53<br />

Collecting and Hybridizing Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>es G. W. Holleyman 56<br />

Bacterial S<strong>of</strong>t Rot in Memphis ..Thomas P. Nash 58<br />

The New RVPs . .. ...... .... .. ..... 70<br />

Helen McCaughey Appointed Historian 73<br />

Improvements in Judging <strong>Iris</strong>es. .. . ...Larry Gaulter 74<br />

The 1962 Membership Campaign ..Claude C. O'Brien 77<br />

The Treasurer's Report Jay C. Ackerman 79<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Board <strong>of</strong> Directors Meeting Clifford W. Benson 83<br />

Scientific Committee Report... . Lee W. Lenz 90<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> 1961 Membership Campaign.. .. ..Claude C. O'Brien 92<br />

Reviews .....William G. McGarvey, Lee W. Lenz 94<br />

Garden and Exhibition Judges 98<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Show Dates...... ........ 8<br />

New Membership List in April 9<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS 9<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS 10<br />

Deaths ..... 24, 34<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental.. . 37<br />

AIS Scientific Committee 40<br />

Flight Lines. 61<br />

Regional Reports 87<br />

Members Write.................... 97<br />

New Advertisers in CD ... 97<br />

How to Join an AIS Robin ..108<br />

Membership Rates 111<br />

Advertising Rates.. .. 111<br />

Books Available from AIS 120<br />

AIS Stationery ... ............ 120


Show Supplies. .................... Back Cover<br />

How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong> . Oct. Bull.<br />

Cover Photograph. Tall bearded iris BRASS ACCENTS (Robert Schreiner, Salem, Oregon),<br />

among the Award <strong>of</strong> Merit winners in 1961. From color plates made available by Schreiner's<br />

Gardens.


#165 April, 1962<br />

SECTION 1:<br />

From the President's Desk. .L. F. Randolph 5<br />

1962 Annual Meeting ..................................................... 10<br />

More Information on the 1962 Meeting ... Allen Harper 11<br />

On Your Way to Kansas City.................. C. R. Minnick 12<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Diseases and Pests ... .......................A. W. Dimock 15<br />

Grow a Few Siberians! ......................... Peggy Edwards 17<br />

A Spuria Primer....................................... Mary Redford 19<br />

Breeding for Hardiness in <strong>Iris</strong> ........... Wilma L. Vallette 23<br />

In Search <strong>of</strong> the Species........................Charlotte Gantz 27<br />

To Every Member <strong>of</strong> AIS.................Claude C. O'Brien 29<br />

A Really Red <strong>Iris</strong>? .................................. Agnes Whiting 30<br />

The Median's Tall Bearded Parents as Test Plant<br />

William G. McGarvey ............................................ 33<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es for 1964 Convention in Chicago. .<br />

.Mrs. Wm. Hagberg ................................................ 36<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> subbiflora... ......................................... Lee W. Lenz 37<br />

Medians Achieve Orbit! .. ................. Mildred E. Grove 43<br />

Goals <strong>of</strong> a Specialty Hybridizer ..Roswell H. Johnson 44<br />

Spurias In Theory and Practice..............Tell Muhlestein 45<br />

Morristown's Memorial <strong>Iris</strong> Garden.Barbara F. Walther 51<br />

Welcome to Region 9!......... . ........Clarence ]. Blocher 63<br />

The Registration <strong>of</strong> Selected Clones <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> SpeciesLee W. Lenz 65<br />

Region 17 Activities in 1961. ............... L. E. Flanagan 69<br />

1959 <strong>Iris</strong> Check List ............ 7<br />

Membership Rates. . ............ 75<br />

Wanted: 1939 <strong>Iris</strong> Check List. .................................. 8<br />

Advertising Rates .................................. 75<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS.................... 8<br />

A Few Pronunciations ........ 77<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS .. ............... .......................... ........ 9<br />

Members Write.................... .......................... ........ 79<br />

1963 Hamburg Exhibition. 14<br />

National Test Garden Judges. 95<br />

Errata ................................... 16<br />

Regional Test Gardens ........ 99<br />

AIS Registration Program. ...................................... 22<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Shows. ...................................... 101<br />

Deaths .................................. 50<br />

Books, Pamphlets, Back Issues. 104<br />

Flight Lines.......................... 53<br />

AIS Seals, Stationery........... 104<br />

1964 Exhibition in Vienna. 62<br />

How to Join a Robin. 112


Additional Judges Named.... 63<br />

Show Supplies ..................... Back Cover<br />

SECTION 2: <strong>Iris</strong> Registrations in 1961<br />

SECTION 3: Membership List<br />

Cover Photograph.-<strong>Iris</strong> MILLIONAIRE (Roy Brizendine, Topeka, Kansas), AM 1960.<br />

Photographed in Denver Botanic Garden by Everett C. Long.


#166 July, 1962<br />

From the President's Desk ........ . L. F. Randolph 5<br />

Dr. Randolph Honored by American Horticultural <strong>Society</strong>..... 7<br />

The Modern White <strong>Iris</strong> Carey E. Quinn 9<br />

Wanted: A New Color Class ..William R. Pierce 13<br />

Spurias Are Coming <strong>of</strong> Age. .Marion R. Walker 15<br />

Species I Enjoyed During the 1961 Season ]ean Witt 17<br />

On Affiliates and Sections... .. .. . Hubert A. Fischer 20<br />

Notes on the 1962 <strong>Iris</strong> Season... .. ]esse E. Wills 21<br />

1962 Blooming Season in Oklahoma ..Kenneth J. Shaver 25<br />

Comments on Arils and Arilbreds David J. Flesh 27<br />

The Season in North Texas .......... Paul W. Horn 29<br />

Median Comments From Indiana. Earl Roberts 32<br />

Comments on Some Earl Roberts Seedlings Bonnie Dunbar 33<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Season in Memphis .Henry Mitchell 34<br />

So You've Never Been to a Convention! ..William T. Bledsoe 37<br />

First Median Show..Fran Jennings 40<br />

Convention Tour Gardens .....<br />

Beckers.Ruth Pressey 41 ...................................<br />

Minnick Peg Dabagh 56<br />

Beltz Elizabeth H. Rowe..................................44<br />

Rogers. Mrs. George P. Morgan.......................57<br />

BrizendineThomas M. Wilkes ........................... 45<br />

Price Bee Shinkle 58<br />

Fitch ..... Zerah Brummett................................. 51<br />

Shippee Betty and Ira Wood ........................... 58<br />

Harper ... Mrs. Johnson B. Hale .......................52<br />

Sell Jane E. Stanley 59<br />

McHugh..Lerton Hooker................ ..................52<br />

Taggart ..M. F. Dow ........ ..................59<br />

Miller. ... .. . Robert H. Savage ......................... 53<br />

Zerr Eugene Buckles ...................................61<br />

National Robin Program Directory..................................... 62<br />

Flight Lines .......................................................... 63<br />

Median Varietal Comments....................... Harry Kuesel 72<br />

A Recent Russian Work on the Genus <strong>Iris</strong> ..William J. Dress 79<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Joint RVPs-Directors Meeting Clitlord W. Benson 89<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Meetings <strong>of</strong> Board <strong>of</strong> DirectorsClitlord W. Benson 91<br />

Award <strong>of</strong> Cook Memorial Cup 6<br />

Your Awards Committee ...74<br />

Sections ...................... 7<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental........ 75<br />

Affiliates ...................... 8<br />

Obituaries .................... 76<br />

New Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong> Check List 19


Membership Rates ....... .. .84<br />

Award <strong>of</strong> McKee Medal 40<br />

How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong>.... 96<br />

Convention Booklet Available 55<br />

Advertising Rates.... 104<br />

How to Join an <strong>Iris</strong> Robin 71<br />

Price List <strong>of</strong> Books Back Cover<br />

Cover Photograph. Tall bearded iris INDIGLOW, originated by William B. Schortman, Porterville,<br />

California; voted the AIS Award <strong>of</strong> Merit in 1961 and the Premio Firenze (highest award) at the<br />

International <strong>Iris</strong> Competition, Florence, Italy, this year.


#167 October, 1962<br />

From the President's Desk ...................... L. F. Randolph 5<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Trek in 1962 ................................. Robert S. Carney 11<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> National Test Garden Trials, 1962 .John R. Durrance 13<br />

Exhibitions Committee Report J. Arthur Nelson 15<br />

Awards <strong>of</strong> the British <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>. 26<br />

Varietal Comments from Texas. W. M. Calhoun, Jr. 27<br />

Flight Lines ......................................................................... 33<br />

Medians in Convention Gardens. Keith Keppel 37<br />

Companion Plants in Brizendine Garden.Mildred Brizendine 38<br />

Handbook for Regional Vice Presidents. 39<br />

Florence and Fleur de Lis . George P. Watts 43<br />

Ten Days on the Trail in Search <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es. Bruce and Alberta Richardson 48<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in Suburban Washington Gardens.Donald W. Mitchell 51<br />

Review <strong>of</strong> Study on <strong>Iris</strong> Borer and S<strong>of</strong>t Rot.Claude]. Davis55<br />

A South Carolina <strong>Iris</strong> Garden. Milton W. Blanton 57<br />

My List <strong>of</strong> "The Best" . Ozella Mondy 59<br />

The Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Symposium, 1962 . Walter Welch 61<br />

Awards <strong>of</strong> the American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>, 1962Robert S. Carney 63<br />

Popularity Poll, 1962 . .......................................................... 71<br />

Judges' Choice, 1962 . 72<br />

The Show Must Go On-Make an Arrangement! .Crescent Deru 74<br />

A Key Character for Separating Sibiricae and Californicae. Lee W. Lenz 79<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> From North Carolina to Foot <strong>of</strong> Pikes Peak. Ralph and Helen Lewis 85<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS 9 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental. 82<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS . 10 Membership Rates 95<br />

How to Join a Robin 36 Price List <strong>of</strong> Books. 96<br />

Your Judges Training Program. 40<br />

BULLETIN Advertising Rates ..104<br />

Obituary 78<br />

How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong> ..Back Cover<br />

Cover Photograph. Tall bearded iris WHOLE CLOTH, originated by Paul H. Cook, Bluff ton,<br />

Indiana; winner <strong>of</strong> the Dykes Medal in 1962. From color plates made available by Schreiner's<br />

Gardens, Salem, Oregon.


#168 January, 1963<br />

The President's Corner .......Robert S. Carney 5<br />

The New AIS Presidential Team 9<br />

Modern Yellow <strong>Iris</strong>es Harry B. Kuesel 11<br />

1963 Convention Announcement 15<br />

Northwest Impressions .............................. Joseph Gatty 17<br />

Northeast Median Group Organizes.......Bee Warburton 22<br />

1963 Membership Campaign..........."Claude C. O'Brien 24<br />

The New Members <strong>of</strong> the Board. .... 25<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>-Breeding Hints from Orville Fay 26<br />

An RVP's First Year Earl T. Browder 27<br />

Knowledge and Imagination in Breeding . .Peter Werckmeister29<br />

On Storing Spuria Pollen .......... ...Walter Ferguson 32<br />

1963 Annual Meeting in Colorado ..Mary Ann Heacock 34<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Historian Helen McCaughey 36<br />

Work <strong>of</strong> the Scientific Committee ... 37<br />

The New Regional Vice Presidents 38<br />

The Garden <strong>of</strong> Steve Moldovan ..Elizabeth H. Rowe 41<br />

Hybridizing in Texas ...L. E. Flanagan, Jr. 43<br />

Mostly About Georgia Hinkle ..Lorenzo Medrano 48<br />

Bloomington Rebloomers. ..Bonnie Dunbar 51<br />

Simplifying the Judging <strong>of</strong> Aril <strong>Iris</strong>es . Ruth Pressey 55<br />

In Europe in <strong>Iris</strong>time, 1963 61<br />

Getting to Know You ..... Neva Sexton 63<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer ...... ..]ay C. Ackerman 65<br />

Two Distinguished Service Medals Awarded 68<br />

From Whence Green?........................ .. ... ..]oseph J. Ghio 69<br />

Hybridizer's Medal Awarded to West Coast Breeders 70<br />

Notes on Mitchell <strong>Iris</strong>es... ..Keith Keppel 71<br />

AIS Judges for 1963 ................ .. 75<br />

Summary <strong>of</strong> 1962 Membership Campaign .Claude C. O'Brien 86<br />

Flight Lines ........................................... ..Peggy Burke Grey 91<br />

The Classification <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es for Awards.. Donald J. Boen 99<br />

Carl Salbach . ...Roy Oliphant 102<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Directors' Meeting Clifford W. Benson 105<br />

Your Membership Committee. 6<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS .. 7<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS ................... 8<br />

To Hybridizers and Judges .. 23<br />

An Invitation from the BIS 87<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Show Dates .. ... . 88<br />

How to Join an AIS Robin 96<br />

Erratum Obituaries .......... 101<br />

Price List <strong>of</strong> Books. 112


<strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental 120<br />

Advertising Rates ... 120<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Show Supplies .... Back Cover<br />

Cover Photograph. Arilbred iris STRIPED BUTTERFLY, originated by Mrs. Walter E. Noyd,<br />

Wenatchee, Washington; voted an Honorable Mention Award in 1958, and the Clarence G. White<br />

Memorial Award in 1962. Printed from color plates made available by Schreiner's Gardens, Salem,<br />

Oregon.


#169 April, 1963<br />

Printed in 2 Sections<br />

SECTION 1:<br />

The President's Corner Robert S. Carney 5<br />

Convention Reminder 6<br />

Artistic Evaluation.............. .Irene S. Nelson 9<br />

Getting to Know the Aril Family . David J. Flesh 11<br />

My Hobby....H. H. Harned 18<br />

Convention Preview..... 21<br />

Central California <strong>Iris</strong>es W. B. Schortman 25<br />

Cook-Lapham Award ......... 26<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> auranitica <strong>of</strong> Syria. Peter Werckmeister 29<br />

New <strong>Iris</strong>es-From the Ground Up .Clifford W. Benson 31<br />

Flower Types in Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>es .. . . Shuichi Hirao 35<br />

Display Gardens <strong>of</strong> Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>es 38<br />

Flight Lines ................... 39<br />

Open Doors at Regional Meetings ............................. 51<br />

Chromosome Numbers in the Spuria <strong>Iris</strong>es and the<br />

Origin <strong>of</strong> the Garden Varieties. .Lee W. Lenz 53<br />

AIS Judges (addenda to list)................................................. 69<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es for the 1965 Memphis Convention................... 70<br />

Obituaries ......................................................................... 71<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Registrations in 1962...................................................... 75<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Hybridizers' Seminar........................Bonnie Dunbar 77<br />

National Test Garden Evaluation . ... .. . . Austin Morgan 78<br />

Exhibition Judging <strong>of</strong> Tall Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es ....William T. Bledsoe 80<br />

Spuria <strong>Iris</strong> Display Gardens......................Mary Redford 84<br />

Florence Symposium on <strong>Iris</strong>es (program) ............................ 86<br />

Regional Reports ... ... .......................................................... 89<br />

Some <strong>Iris</strong> Show Dates...... . ...... ........................................... 119<br />

Rules and Regulations <strong>of</strong> AIS-Sponsored Shows 120<br />

"Grass Roots" Nominations for Director............. 124<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS .................7<br />

Books and Pamphlets ....128<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS ................8<br />

Back Issues and Stationery128<br />

How to Join an AIS Robin 49<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental 136<br />

Erratum ...... ... 124<br />

Advertising Rates ... 136<br />

Membership Rates .........126<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Show Supplies... Back Cover<br />

How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong>. 127<br />

Index to Advertisements .Back Cover


SECTION 2: <strong>Iris</strong> Registrations in 1962<br />

Cover Photograph. <strong>Iris</strong> lortetii, an oncocyclus species, photographed after a shower in the garden<br />

<strong>of</strong> Roy Brizendine, Topeka, Kansas, by Everett C. Long, Boulder, Colorado.


#170 July, 1963<br />

From the President's Desk. Robert S. Carney 7<br />

A New England Garden Harold S. Knowlton 9<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in the Landscape Connie Kendall 12<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>manship .. . . Thomas J. Buckley 14<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Trek, 1963.. .. Robert S. Carney 16<br />

Louisianas Exhibited at Lafayette .............. Nolan John Sahuc 21<br />

Awards at International <strong>Iris</strong> Competition 23<br />

Flight Lines ............................................ Peggy Burke Grey 24<br />

Impressions <strong>of</strong> the Florence Symposium .... Lee W. Lenz 27<br />

"Proceedings <strong>of</strong> the Florence Symposium" 30<br />

Photoperiodism <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es.............. William G. McGarvey 31<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es for 1965 Convention................. .. ............. . 34<br />

"Wish You Were Here!"................. Mildred R. Johnson 35<br />

How to Introduce an <strong>Iris</strong>.................. Mrs. J. R. Hamblen 39<br />

They Liked These in the Tour Gardens. ... ...<br />

Mrs. Gertie May Barnes 40<br />

William and Ruth Fitzgerald, William T. Bledsoe 41<br />

Mrs. Elizabeth H. Rowe 43,<br />

Johnson B. Hale 44<br />

C. Robert Minnick 44,<br />

Roy Oliphant 46,<br />

Mrs. Jane Hall 47<br />

Report on Newer <strong>Iris</strong>es ... .. ... 49<br />

Cook Memorial Cup Awarded to Dr. Loomis...... 50<br />

Chromosome Pairing in Tetraploid Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es<br />

Katherine Heinig and L. F. Randolph 51<br />

Philadelphia to Boston. A. Edward Murray, Jr. 64<br />

On the Trail <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es..... ..............................Lys Housley 67<br />

Why We Apply Winter Cover . Ferris D. Gaskill 72<br />

Light on the <strong>Iris</strong>es............................... Gilbert Anderson 75<br />

Spurias Down Under... ... ..................Gordon Loveridge 77<br />

Seedlings in Parentages (Letter). ....... ........... . 78<br />

Aril <strong>Iris</strong>es in the Great Lakes Region . Henry Danielson 79<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer . .. Jay C. Ackerman 82<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Joint RVP-Directors Meeting Clifford W. Benson 83<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Board <strong>of</strong> Directors Meeting.. .Clifford W. Benson 84<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Public Relations Committee Peggy Burke Grey and Ruth Rees 84<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> National Robin Director. John A. Bartholomew 85<br />

Regional Membership Totals 88<br />

Reports <strong>of</strong> Regions 91<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS 5<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS . 5<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental. . ...... 20<br />

How to Join an AIS Robin 26


Membership Rates Advertising Rates. .. ....... 89<br />

How to Register An <strong>Iris</strong> 104<br />

Price List <strong>of</strong> Books, etc. Back Cover<br />

Cover Photograph. The Administration Building <strong>of</strong> the Denver Botanic Gardens is the background<br />

for this view across a segment <strong>of</strong> the display beds <strong>of</strong> 699 irises. Photograph by Everett C. Long,<br />

Denver, Colorado.<br />

Uncredited photographs in this issue were taken by the Editor.


#171 October, 1963<br />

Awards by the British <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>. 6<br />

From the President's Desk .............. Robert S. Carney 7<br />

Aril <strong>Iris</strong>es on the Back Trail From Ruth Pressey 9<br />

The Garden <strong>of</strong> Donald G. Waters Robert Schreiner, Steve Moldovan 13<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in Retrospect and Prospect. Douglas E. Bailey 17<br />

Judging at Hamburg ..Hubert A. Fischer 20<br />

A Visit to Our Canadian Region Bee Warburton 23<br />

Arrangements With <strong>Iris</strong>es .Crescent Deru 27<br />

First Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> Show .A. H. Hazzard 29<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es for the Southland .C. W. Arny, Jr. 31<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es Are for Fun......Keith Keppel 36<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in Central 4 and Southern 6 .. Lloyd Zurbrigg 38<br />

Exhibitions Committee Report, 1963 J. Arthur Nelson 41<br />

To All Hybridizers......... 55<br />

Potting <strong>Iris</strong>es for Winter Bloom. ...Mrs. O. A. Bakke 55<br />

Flight Lines ..Peggy Burke Grey 57<br />

Excerpts From Gerard's Herball 64<br />

A One-Day Trek to North Texas L. E. Flanagan, Jr. 65<br />

Drying Siberian <strong>Iris</strong>es for Winter Use ...... .Mildred R. Johnson 69<br />

Thoughts on Garden Exhibits With <strong>Iris</strong>es . Lewis A. Hodgkinson73<br />

Further Remarks About Showing <strong>Iris</strong>es .... .Bee Warburton 73<br />

Handbook Committee Invites Suggestions ....... 77<br />

Presby Gardens' Educational Exhibit at Show 78<br />

Median <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Symposium.. 79<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Garden in Firenze, Italy ..Hubert A. Fischer 81<br />

Local <strong>Iris</strong>es and the HC Award . . Larry Gaulter 82<br />

Awards <strong>of</strong> the American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>, 1963 . Mrs. Walter H. Buxton 86<br />

Popularity Poll, 1963 ... 94<br />

Judges' Choice, 1963 ............ 95<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es As Seen in Eight States......... Ralph and Helen Lewis 97<br />

Obituaries: F. Cleveland Morgan 68<br />

Obituaries: David F. Johnson 105<br />

Complimenting <strong>Iris</strong>es... Robert A. Smith III 106<br />

A Few Pronunciations 111<br />

"17” Has Convention-Type Meeting Roy E.. Vache 113<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> Region 15 Thornton M. Abell 116<br />

Index to Bulletins, 1963 126<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS 5<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS .... 5<br />

How to Join an AIS Robin 62<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental 112<br />

Membership Rates 115<br />

How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong> 118<br />

Advertising Rates 125


Price List <strong>of</strong> Books, etc. . Back Cover<br />

Cover Illustration. Tall bearded iris WILD GINGER, one <strong>of</strong> the newer plicatas <strong>of</strong> J. M. Gibson,<br />

Porterville, California. Printed by A. B. Morse Company from plates made available by Cooley's<br />

Gardens, Silverton, Oregon.


#172 January, 1964<br />

From the President's Desk Robert S. Carney 7<br />

Regulations Governing AIS Registration (announcement) 8<br />

Modern <strong>Iris</strong>es Look Little. Peggy Burke Grey 9<br />

Northwest Median Meeting. Alta M. Brown 13<br />

AIS Convention in 1964 .. Edward E. Varnum, Thomas J. Buckley 15<br />

The First Remontant <strong>Iris</strong> Show. ..... 20<br />

Bartholomew Receives Service Medal.. 21<br />

Brother Charles Is Recipient <strong>of</strong> Medal 22<br />

The 1964 Membership Campaign . Claude C. O'Brien 24<br />

Paul H. Cook-Obituary. . Mary Williamson 25<br />

Eulogy Frank B. Galyon 27<br />

Herbert F. Fulkerson-Obituary 28<br />

Flight Lines Peggy Burke Grey, Keith R. Keppel 29<br />

Tribute to W. A. Payne 41<br />

The New Regional Vice Presidents 42<br />

Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Symposium, 1963 47<br />

The 1963 Season in Region 4 Donald W. Mitchell 49<br />

Sidelights on the Disease Problem. Edwin Rundlett 53<br />

Brimstone in the <strong>Iris</strong> Garden? . Thomas J. Buckley 57<br />

Your Regional Vice President 59<br />

New Observations in 1963 . Irene D. Van de Water 60<br />

Touring California Hybridizers' Gardens. . William B. Schortman 63<br />

A Judge's-Eye View <strong>of</strong> an <strong>Iris</strong> Show. . Wilma Vallette 65<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Directors' Meeting. Clifford W. Benson 71<br />

The 1963 Membership Campaign Claude C. O'Brien 75<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer. .. .. Jay C. Ackerman 77<br />

AIS Judges for 1964 Mrs. William H. Buxton, J. Arthur Nelson 80<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS 5<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS . 5<br />

To Introduce an <strong>Iris</strong>. 6<br />

Bulletin 1 Available 13<br />

Additions to Show Report 20<br />

How to Join a Robin 32<br />

Life Memberships. 49<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental......................................................... 76<br />

BIS Memberships 77<br />

Bulletin Advertising Rates 91<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Show Supplies 92<br />

AIS Membership Rates 95<br />

Price List <strong>of</strong> Books, Etc. . . 104<br />

How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong> Oct., p. 118<br />

Cover Photograph. <strong>Iris</strong> BRAVADO (AM 1963), originated by David F. Hall, Wilmette, Ill. Printed<br />

from plates made available by Cooley's Gardens, Silverton, Oregon.


#173 April, 1964<br />

(Printed in 2 Parts)<br />

PART 1:<br />

From the President's Desk. Robert S. Carney 7<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es Seen in California Gardens. . Melba Hamblen 9<br />

AIS Convention Notice ....................................................... .. 12<br />

Sam Caldwell to Speak at Convention Banquet. 13<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es for 1966 AIS Convention 14<br />

The Kodachrome Blues Again ..W. F. Scott, Jr. 15<br />

The Hybridizer as Artist ............................... Bee Warburton 20<br />

Judges' Handbook Committee Enlarged................................ 22<br />

Hybridizing and Growing Spurias .. Walker Ferguson 23<br />

AIS Judges for 1964 (supplement) ........................................ 26<br />

Dr. Randolph's <strong>Iris</strong> Seed Pod Nurseries 27<br />

New Form for Show Reports........... ..................................... 27<br />

Flight Lines "".. .................Peggy Burke Grey, Keith Keppel 29<br />

Some <strong>Iris</strong> Shows ........... ........................................................ 39<br />

Hybridizing Hints by Opal Brown......................................... 41<br />

What's in a Name? "'."".."............................... Joseph]. Ghio 43<br />

Obituary-Douglas E. Bailey ....................... 47<br />

Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>es-A Challenge .. ......................... Inez Conger 51<br />

Paul H. Cook-My Friend and Yours...... . Harold H. Harned 53<br />

The Ketchum Memorial Garden........... ... Carl Carpenter .. 57<br />

A Few Thoughts on <strong>Iris</strong> Photography.. John A. Bartholomew 59<br />

Seed Germination Findings by Senior Hi Student.Virginia Betz 63<br />

Siberian Breeding-A Wide-Open Field. .......Peggy Edwards 71<br />

Tip on Using the Nickerson Fan....................Bee Warburton 81<br />

Busy Region 18 . ..................................... C. Robert Minnick 83<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Diseases. Maynard Knopf ............................................... 85<br />

The Median <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>. ........................................... ........... 87<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS ..................5 Bulletin Advertising Rates. 86<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS . 5 How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong>. 88<br />

To Hybridizers....................6 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental............ 95<br />

How to Join a Robin. 28 Price List <strong>of</strong> Books, Etc. 96<br />

Membership Rates 38 AIS Show Supplies. Back Cover<br />

PART 2: <strong>Iris</strong> Registrations in 1963.<br />

Cover Photograph. Tall bearded iris HEAVEN ON EARTH, a light sky blue self (Catherine and<br />

Kenneth Smith) HC 1962. From Kodachrome by Mrs. Smith.


#174 July, 1964<br />

Ferris D. Gaskill<br />

<strong>of</strong> the Signal Spot in Arilbred <strong>Iris</strong>es<br />

Kenneth K. Kidd<br />

Roy L. Oliphant<br />

From the President's Desk. . . .. Robert S. Carney 7<br />

Ramblings <strong>of</strong> a "Retired" Gardener.. ... . David R. Kinish 9<br />

Awards at the International <strong>Iris</strong> Competition 11<br />

The Hamblen Garden. . . . .. ... . .. Peg Dabagh 12<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es Seen in the Northeast in 1964 . . . .. . Harry B. Kuesel 15<br />

Bowman's Hill to Breed's Hill A. Edward Murray, Jr. 18<br />

The AIS Convention, 1964 . . . . . . . Elizabeth H. Rowe 21<br />

Reports on Convention Tour Gardens<br />

Blocher CarlO. Schirmer 25<br />

Fay. Bee Warburton 26<br />

Fischer . Peg Dabagh 30<br />

Gaskill. . .. Frank Brewer 31<br />

Hagberg. . . . . . H. H. Henkelman 35<br />

Hooker William T. Bledsoe 37<br />

Jugle C. Robert Minnick 38<br />

Rudolph . Joseph A. Gatty 39<br />

Varnum Adelaide Peterson 41<br />

Watts Irwin A. Conroe 42<br />

AIS Represented on Ratings Commission 44<br />

Favorite Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es. . . ..... 45<br />

Taped Commentary on Fay Garden Earl Roberts 48<br />

The Bulletin Has a New Editor 51<br />

Flight Lines. . . ... Peggy Burke Grey, Keith Keppel 53<br />

Shows Versus Gardens. .. . . . . . . . . Charlotte Gantz 60<br />

The Sucker Licker <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Is Born 62<br />

To That First <strong>Iris</strong>arian Irwin A. Conroe 64<br />

A Technician's Quest <strong>of</strong> Octoploids JoAnne Tufts 65<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Legacy . .......... Thomas M. Wilkes 69<br />

Some Notes on <strong>Iris</strong> danfordiae Bee Warburton 75<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es for the 1966 AIS Convention 76<br />

Soil Fertility for <strong>Iris</strong>es. . . . . . .Ferris D. Gaskill 77<br />

Possible Mode <strong>of</strong> Inheritance <strong>of</strong> the Signal Spot<br />

In Arilbred <strong>Iris</strong>es Kenneth K. Kidd 84<br />

William Mohr-A Pr<strong>of</strong>ile Roy L. Oliphant 88<br />

Unfading Beauty............ . . 90<br />

Reports From Region 15-Southern California Barbara Serdynski, et al. 94<br />

The Test Garden Program. . . . .. ... 104<br />

Richard Goodman Receives Cook Memorial Award 106<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Joint RVP-Directors Meeting Clifford W. Benson 108


Minutes <strong>of</strong> Board <strong>of</strong> Directors Meeting Clifford W. Benson 110<br />

Thank You! ....Thomas E. Jacoby 112<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS 5<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS 5<br />

Show Reports. ........ 6<br />

Deadline for Registrations 29<br />

AIS Convention Schedule 34<br />

AIS Membership Rates.................................................99<br />

Bulletin Advertising Rates <strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental. 112<br />

How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong>. 120<br />

Price List <strong>of</strong> Books, Etc. Back Cover<br />

PHOTO CREDITS<br />

13 Shirley Montgomery<br />

27 Steve C. Moldovan<br />

38 Everett C. Long<br />

45 Elizabeth H. Rowe<br />

47 Betty Wood<br />

52 (upper) Cooley's Gardens (lower) John A. Bartholomew<br />

58 Betty Wood<br />

61 C. A. Bahret<br />

68 (upper) Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens<br />

(lower) Clifford W. Benson<br />

79 Foster M. Allen<br />

81 Myron D. Bigger<br />

Cover Photograph-Tall bearded iris LE BEAU (Georgia Hinkle 1959) HM 1959. Printed from<br />

plates made available by Gilbert H. Wild & Son, Inc.


#175 October, 1964<br />

From the President's Desk ...................Robert S. Carney 7<br />

Wister Award.................................... ................................... 8<br />

National Test Garden Report, 1964...................................... 9<br />

Foster Memorial Plaque........................................................ 10<br />

Past Midnight Reflection <strong>of</strong> an Editor.. J. Arthur Nelson 11<br />

Median <strong>Iris</strong> Symposium. Barney Hobbs 15<br />

Popularity Poll, 1964 .............. ................ 16<br />

Judges' Choice, 1964 ............................................................ 17<br />

Awards <strong>of</strong> the American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>.. Mrs. Walter H. Buxton 19<br />

1965 Convention C. W. Flowers ................................. 28<br />

Mister, Can You Spare a Dime? . . Nelson and H<strong>of</strong>fman 29<br />

Growing Arils in the Colder Areas <strong>of</strong> Midwest.Roy Brizendine 30<br />

Recipe for an <strong>Iris</strong> Show ..........Russell & Jennie Hopson 32<br />

Thoughts on Soil......................................... V. F. Scholz 34<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Exhibition at Hamburg..... ............ ..................... 37<br />

Life Memberships to Dr. and Mrs. Wall ...................... 38<br />

Flight Lines .......................................Peggy Burke Grey 39<br />

Foster Memorial Plaque................................................. 52<br />

A Tribute to My Friend, Greig Lapham Harold H. Hamed 53<br />

Where the <strong>Iris</strong> Gets Its Colors. .................... C. G. Joslin 54<br />

Exhibition Committee Report, 1964 . J. Arthur Nelson ..... 56<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Florentina ....................................................................... 72<br />

Region Reports ... .......................................... ......... ............ 74<br />

Varietal Reports.................................................................... 85<br />

Small Siberians................................................ Peg Edwards 109<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS.................... ............................................. 5<br />

Membership Rates ............... ............................................. 112<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS .................. ............................................. 5<br />

How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong>........ ............................................. 113<br />

How to Join an AIS Robin. ............................................. 40<br />

Advertising Rates ............................................. 111<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental 114<br />

Price List <strong>of</strong> Books, etc. Back Cover<br />

Cover Photograph-Tall bearded iris ALLEGIANCE (Dykes Medal Winner, 1964) printed from<br />

photograph made available by Robert Schreiner.


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #176 Jan 1975<br />

From the President's Desk ..............................................................Robert S. Carney 7<br />

Two New Directors 8<br />

The Clan Will Gather at Memphis ......................................................... Henry Mitchell 10<br />

The New Regional Vice Presidents ...............................................................................12<br />

British <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Awards 13<br />

Paul Cook, <strong>Iris</strong> Hybridizer .Robert Schreiner 17<br />

Ackerman Awarded Service Medal 21<br />

Payne Awarded Hybridizer's Medal 22<br />

Change in Arilbred Definition, etc ............................................................ John Holden 26<br />

AIS Judges for 1965 29<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Garden for Fifty Dollars ....................................................................................41<br />

The Medians John E. Goett 49<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in a Sixteenth Century Garden ..... Lee W. Lenz 52<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Trek .... Robert S. Carney 55<br />

Shall We Have Another Poll Jake Scharff 57<br />

Regional Reports 59<br />

First Impressions <strong>of</strong> a Great <strong>Iris</strong> Garden ................................................ Edwin Rundlett 67<br />

Louisianas in the Ketchum Memorial Gardens .Mrs. Reuben Sawyer 69<br />

At the Foot <strong>of</strong> the Rainbow .. Floy Nelson 72<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Club Does Civic Project ................................................................... Ermah Ballard 74<br />

San Diego Civic Center <strong>Iris</strong> Garden ....................................................... James Watkins 76<br />

Greig Lapham ........................................................................................ Tell Muhlestein 77<br />

Flight Lines ...................................................................Keith Keppel, Peggy Burke Gray 79<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Directors' Meeting ......................................................... Clifford W. Benson 86<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer ........................................................................Jay C. Ackerman 89<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> National Round Robin Program John C. Bartholomew 92<br />

1964 Membership Campaign .............................................................Claude C. O'Brien 93<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Scientific Committee ............................................................Lee W. Lenz 95<br />

More Thoughts on Rebloomers .......................................................Raymond C. Smith 107<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AlA ..... 5 How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong> 103<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS 5 Bulletin Advertising Rates 104<br />

BIS Memberships 75 Questions and Answers 106<br />

How to Join an AIS Robin. 80 Show Dates 107<br />

Membership Rates ..... 96 <strong>Iris</strong> Show Supplies ..... 120<br />

Membership Campaign 97 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental ... October 114<br />

Cover Sketch: The front cover <strong>of</strong> the January BULLETIN is reproduced from a sketch from the<br />

pen <strong>of</strong> William Jon Krasting <strong>of</strong> Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and is entitled, "Hello, My Sleeping<br />

Beauties!"


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #177A April 1965<br />

From the President's Desk Robert S. Carney 7<br />

Breeding <strong>Iris</strong>es Orville W. Fay 9<br />

How Can We Find the Best? Harry Randall 12<br />

Paul Howard Cook ... and Median <strong>Iris</strong>es Bee Warburton 15<br />

Elusive Hues Dr. Lorenzo A. Medrano 19<br />

If 1 Were Starting Over Several Authors 23<br />

Twin City <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Creta M. Kessenich 44<br />

In Memoriam ......................................... .......................................................................49<br />

More on Soil Fertility. Ferris D. Caskill 50<br />

Flight Lines Keith Keppel, Peggy Burke Gray 63<br />

Fantasy Ethel Johnson 77<br />

Reflections . Maynard C. Knopf 85<br />

Are You a Judge? . Mrs. Walter H. Buxton 95<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Clinic .......................................... ...... .............................................................. 99<br />

Section <strong>of</strong> AIS 5 Memphis Convention .......................... 94<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS 5 Announcements ....................................94<br />

Membership Rates. 52 Show Dates ...........................................97<br />

Nat'l Round Robin Dir. 64 How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong>. 103<br />

How to Join an AIS Robin 76 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental .... 104<br />

Bulletin Advertising Rates 78<br />

COVER: The cover <strong>of</strong> the April Bulletin is that <strong>of</strong> the Schreiner Gardens' Amethyst<br />

Flame, winner <strong>of</strong> the 1963 Dykes Medal and leader in the 1964 Popularity Poll.<br />

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Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es for 1967 Convention 7<br />

<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #178A July 1965<br />

Attention Judges .......................................................................................................................... 8<br />

1965 AIS Convention Mildred B. Midjaas 9<br />

Favorite Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es 10<br />

Reports on Convention Tour Gardens-<br />

Allen ...............................Myron Beard 18 Ketchum ........................................Ray Allen 32<br />

Allen .............................. Marvin Olson 19 Martin Gren Campbell 33<br />

Bauman Clarke Cosgrove 19 Miller Jimmy Williams 34<br />

Brinkerh<strong>of</strong>f Irwin Conroe 21 Murrah J. Arthur Nelson 35<br />

Carney ..................... Edward Varnum 22 Schaff C. Hobert Minnick 36<br />

Coulson .. Allen Harper 24 Smith Lerton Hooker 38<br />

Crenshaw Virginia Mathews 26 Stovall Roy Brizendine 39<br />

Flowers Franklin Brewer 26 Tipton Elizabeth Bergin 41<br />

Harding .. Larry Harder 29 Tipton Carol Walters 42<br />

Harrel Joseph Riley 30 Sanders ... Arnold Schliefert 43<br />

From the President's Desk Robert S. Carney 44<br />

More About the Reticulata Group Bee Warburton 4.5<br />

Spurias Unlimited Clarke Cosgrove 47<br />

Regional Test,Garden Rules ..................................................................................................... 50<br />

National Test Garden Awards ...................................................................................................51<br />

Intermediates from Cook 10942 William Peck 52<br />

Simplified Embryo Culture Doris Foster 56<br />

Two Region 19 Service Gardens ... Paul F. H<strong>of</strong>fmeister 51<br />

Looking at Robins . Carol Ramsey 63<br />

B. Y. Morrison Research Grant Is on Its Way Mrs. Reuben Sawyer 6.5<br />

The Bulletin Artist .. William Jon Krasting 67<br />

Goals for Remontants Billy G. Skillman 68<br />

Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Emma Hobbs 71<br />

In Memoriam-Edna Weed 72<br />

Mary F. Tharp. 73<br />

Flight Lines . Peggy Burke Grey, Keith Keppel 75<br />

President's Cup 90<br />

Registrations in 1964 95<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Joint RVP-Directors Meeting. CliHord W. Benson 96<br />

Min"utes <strong>of</strong> Board <strong>of</strong> Directors Meeting Clifford W. Benson 97<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS 5 Bulletin Advertising Rates 93<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS 5 The <strong>Iris</strong> Clinic ................................................98<br />

Deadline for Registrations 49 AIS Membership Rates ..................................99<br />

Robin Directory 76 How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong> ............................... 100<br />

How to Join an AIS Robin 88 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental ...................................101<br />

COVER: The cover <strong>of</strong> the July BULLETIN is that <strong>of</strong> the spuria iris CHUNIASCH CHIEF,<br />

one <strong>of</strong> the 1964 introductions <strong>of</strong> past-president Marion Walker. The photograph is by courtesy<br />

<strong>of</strong> Sweeney, Krist & Dimm, Oregon.<br />

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(section 2)


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #179 Oct 1965<br />

From the President's Desk Hobert S. Carney 7<br />

Awards <strong>of</strong> the American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>, 1965 Mrs. Walter H. Buxtoll 8<br />

Judges' Choice 1965 20<br />

Popularity Poll, 1965. 22<br />

1965 National Test Garden Report Dr. H. C. Allen 23<br />

British <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Awards 24<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Premiatc .1965 25<br />

Symposium, Median <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> 25<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Hall Peg Grey 26<br />

Inhibitory Effects <strong>of</strong> his Seed Extracts Carl J. C. Corgensen 27<br />

Two <strong>of</strong> the Magic Eleven for '66 Joe Gatty :31<br />

Flight Lines Peggy Burke Grey, Keith Keppel :37<br />

Exhibitions Committee Report, 1965 William T. B1edsoe 49<br />

Problems in Exhibition Judging William T. B1edsoe 61<br />

Answer to Criticism .. H. Castle Fletcher 64<br />

Once Upon a Halloween Dr. Anne Lee 67<br />

The MIS Meeting at Memphis 68<br />

Miniatures to the Fore ... Charlotte Gantz 70<br />

New Sweden to New England A. Edward Murray, Jr. 7 I<br />

In Memoriam-Stephen F. Hamblin 77<br />

Paul Wickersham 77<br />

Mrs. H. C. Dodson 7~'<br />

Mrs. J. A. Sapp 78<br />

The 1965 <strong>Iris</strong> Season in Review Joseph Ghio 80<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> from the Carolinas to Iowa and Ohio Ralph and Helen Lewis 87<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS 5 AlS Membership Rates 86<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS 5 The <strong>Iris</strong> Clinic 97<br />

Rohin Directory :38 How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong> 100<br />

Bulletin Advertizing Rates 85 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental 101<br />

How to Join an A1S Robin 86<br />

COYER. The cover <strong>of</strong> the October BULLETI:\' is that <strong>of</strong> Neva Sexton's Dykes Medal winner for<br />

1965; photo credit to Melrose Gardens, the introducer.


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #180A Jan 1966<br />

From the President's Desk ........................................................... Hubert A. Fischer 7<br />

Hubert Fischer-New President .................................................................................. ..... 8<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Christmas & New Year Wish ...................................Zerah Maye Brummett 9<br />

David F. Hall-An Appreciation Ferris D. Gaskill 10<br />

Popularity Poll, 1965-Corrected List 15<br />

Two New Directors-Ira Wood and E. E. Varnum ............................................ q ••••••• 18<br />

AIS Judges for 1966 20<br />

Hybridizer's Medals to Gibson, Plough 34<br />

Carney, O'Brien, Smith Awarded Service Medals 35<br />

Seven New RVP's 39<br />

A Pair <strong>of</strong> Gracious Tour Gardens ..................................... H<strong>of</strong>fmeister, Seggessemann 42<br />

An Invitation to Presby Gardens for '66 ......................................... Barbara F. Walther 44<br />

Pollination to Fertilization Time Interval ..................................... Sallie Delahoussaye 48<br />

Of Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>es ............................................................................ c. A. Swearengen 51<br />

Modem Cultivars <strong>of</strong> 1. Kaempferi ............................................... Eleanor Westmeyer ,54<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>es-July Royalty ...................................................................E. H. Wagner 58<br />

A Case for Robins .............................................................................Loree Woodward 62<br />

A Fall Garden Visit .......................................................................... Billy G. Skillman 63<br />

Ira S. Nelson ...................................................................................................................66<br />

In Memoriam 66<br />

Flight Lines .............................................................. Keith Keppel, Peggy Burke Gray 68<br />

Sands <strong>of</strong> Time 78<br />

New Ideas in Flower Shows ...................................................................Jo Anne Tufts 80<br />

1966 Membership Campaign ........................................................Clifford W. Benson 86<br />

Summary 1965 Membership Campaign .q •••• Clifford W. Benson 87<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer Jay W. Ackerman 90<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Directors' Meeting Clifford W. Benson 92<br />

Montana State University Progress Report 97<br />

Surprise Surprise Dr. Frederick R. Judy 98<br />

New Publication on <strong>Iris</strong> Diseases 99<br />

Go Golden Gate in '68 Roy Oliphant 102<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS .......................................5 Announcements 100<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS .....................................5 Membership Rates 100<br />

Newark Convention ............................. 46 Bulletin Advertising Rates. 101<br />

Nat'l. Round Robin Dir. 69 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental 103<br />

How to Join an AIS Robin 77 How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong>. 104<br />

COVER: The cover <strong>of</strong> the January BULLETIN is that <strong>of</strong> A. II. Hazzard's Japanese iris,<br />

NUMAzu, chosen because <strong>of</strong> the fame it has achieved in the sister city movement.


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #180B Jan 1966 missing (section 2)


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #181 April 1966<br />

From the President's Desk ... Hubert A. Fischer 7<br />

Welcome to Newark. .. Paul L. H<strong>of</strong>fmeister 8<br />

Review <strong>of</strong> Factors in <strong>Iris</strong> Seed Germination Kenneth K. Kidd 14<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Shows Are Fun in Region 15 ........................................................... August Phillips 26<br />

The People .. Cora May Pickard 28<br />

A Connecticut AnniversaryRuth Schultz 32 Easy Does It . Dr. Craig D. Ellyson 34<br />

Regional Reports:<br />

Region 1 Frederick W. Gadd 38<br />

Region 3 . Elizabeth H. Rowe 38<br />

Region 4 Rena M. Frantz 42<br />

Region 5 Mrs. C. C. Chapman 44<br />

Region 6 Anthony Willott 44<br />

Region 8 .G. F. Hanson 46<br />

Region 9 Lerton Hooker 49<br />

Region 10 . Mrs. L. L. Robinson 49<br />

Region 11 .. Mrs. C. Arvid Nelson 50<br />

Region 14 Bernice R. Roe 52<br />

Region 15 Thornton M. Abell 54<br />

Region 17 .. Joe L. Bergin 56<br />

Region 18 . Allen Harper 59<br />

Region 20 Jack Riley 60<br />

Region 21 ...................................................................................................Floyd Helt 62<br />

Region 22 John W. Humphrey 64<br />

Region 23 . Mrs. B. O. Barnes 66<br />

Region 24 .................................................................................. Mrs. Reuben Sawyer 69<br />

In Memoriam .................................................................................................................. 72<br />

Flight Lines ... Keith Keppel, Peggy Burke Gray 78<br />

A Prolific Cross 83<br />

Guests for the 1968 National Convention. 85<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Meetings and Shows 89<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Clinic ......................................... ........................................................................91<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS . 5 Announcements 86<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS. 5 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental 93<br />

Nat'l. Robin Directory .. 79 How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong> .. 94<br />

How to Join an AIS Robin (Jan.) 77<br />

COVER: The cover <strong>of</strong> the April BULLETIN is an arrangement by Mrs. Frances Smith <strong>of</strong> Opal<br />

Brown's WINTER OLYMPICS. (Photo by Tom L. Brown).


#182 July 1966<br />

From the President's Desk Hubert A. Fischer 7<br />

Nematode Control on <strong>Iris</strong>es .. Revis Abbott 8<br />

At Home Away from Home Ben R. Hager 11<br />

A Yard Full <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es Clara F. Adams 15<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> First International Symposium<br />

on <strong>Iris</strong> .........................................................................................Katherine H. Heinig 20<br />

Flight Lines ................................................................ Peggy Burke Grey, Keith Keppel 23<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Quiz .. Mrs. Gertrude Woollen 35<br />

Favorite Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es 37<br />

Compilation <strong>of</strong> Popularity Poll Winners .. Walter Lorenz 38<br />

From the Editor's Desk 42<br />

Region IV Introduces New Judges Training Program F. G. Stephenson 47<br />

The Newark Convention:<br />

The Juhasz Garden Jack Sharney 53 The Leavitt Garden ... Barbara Serdynski 55<br />

The Wood Garden . Jake Scharff 58<br />

The Bonsai Garden .. Elizabeth Rowe 60<br />

The H<strong>of</strong>fmeister Garden Dorothy Dennis 61<br />

The Knocke Garden ......................................................................... Irwin A. Conroe 63<br />

The Smith Garden ........................................................................... W. G. McGarvey 65<br />

The Presby Gardens ................................................................. Rev. Dudley Benbow 69<br />

The Presby Gardens . Flaminia Specht 71<br />

Florence Competition 7 4<br />

In Memoriam 76<br />

Announcements ....................................... ....................................................................... 81<br />

Board Minutes 82<br />

RVP-Directors Minutes 83<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS 5 Bul. Advertising Rates 8]<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS 5 Membership Rates 81<br />

Robin Directory 24 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental 84<br />

How to Join an AIS Robin 74 How to Register an <strong>Iris</strong> 85<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Clinic 80 Commercial Directory 86<br />

COVER: The cover <strong>of</strong> the July BULLETIN is that <strong>of</strong> the Schreiner's Gardens<br />

STEPPING OUT, an attractive plicata which ran second in the Judges Choice Poll in<br />

1965. (Photo courtesy <strong>of</strong> Schreiner's Gardens.)


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #183 Oct 1966<br />

From the President's Desk Hubert A. Fischer 7<br />

Awards <strong>of</strong> AIS .................................................................................................................. 8<br />

Judges' Choice, 1966 ...................................................................................................... 25<br />

Popularity Poll, 1966 ...................................................................................................... 27<br />

National Test Garden Awards ........................................................................................ 28<br />

BIS Awards ..................................................................................................................... 28<br />

Exhibitions Committee Report, 1966 ..................................................... W. T. Bledsoe 29<br />

A Game for Fun ..................................................................................Dr. Anna M. Lee 41<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Comments for 1966 ....................................................................... R. and H. Lewis 42<br />

The AIS 1966 Convention Gardens ............................................................................... 50<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> from the Ground Up ...................................................................... Arnold Peterson 53<br />

At the Species Level . Roy Davidson 55<br />

Region IV Annual Meeting ........................................................................James Aultz 57<br />

Germination Study ......................................................................... Carl J. C. Jorgensen 60<br />

Breeding for Blue <strong>Iris</strong>es .........................................................................Georgia Hinkle 67<br />

My Garden in an Omaha Suburb .. G. E. Redman 69<br />

Experimental Programs .... Walter Welch 70<br />

Plans <strong>of</strong> the AIS Scientific Committee ......................................................H. M. Parker 73<br />

Flight Lines ............................................................... Peggy Burke Grey, Keith Keppel 75<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> "Foliage" ............................................................................................. Keith Keppel 88<br />

In Memoriam ........................................... .......................................................................92<br />

From the Editor's Desk ............................ .......................................................................95<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS 5 How to Join an AIS Robin. 99<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS 5 Bu!. Advertising Rates. 101<br />

Robin Directory 76 Membership Rates 101<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Clinic 98 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental 102<br />

Announcements 99 Commercial Directory 103<br />

COVER: The cover <strong>of</strong> the October BULLETIN is that <strong>of</strong> the 1966 DYKES MEDAL<br />

Winner, Orville W. Fay's RIPPLING WATERS. (Photo courtesy <strong>of</strong> Schreiner's<br />

Gardens.)


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #184A Jan 1967<br />

From the President's Desk ................................................................... Hubert A. Fischer 7<br />

Distinguished Service Medal ............................................................................................ ...... 9<br />

Hybridizers' Medals .......................................................................................................... ...... 9<br />

Eight New RVPs ............................................................................................................... .... 11<br />

New Chairmen and Directors ........................................................................................... .... 15<br />

AIS Judges for 1967 ......................................................................................................... .... 16<br />

Denver in '67 .........................................................................................................Jack Riley 29<br />

Lay Down the Law ................................................................................William T. Bledsoe 31<br />

The Medians<br />

Pumila-Talls ... John E. Goett 34 Intermediates .. Alta M. Brown 35<br />

Borders ...................................................................................................Bennett C. Jones 37<br />

Miniature Tall Bearded ..................................................................................... Jean Witt 39<br />

Unpredictable Species ................................................................................. Charlotte Gantz 43<br />

Species Exhibits ..............................................................................................Carol Ramsey 46<br />

New Color Class in Medians . Earl R. Roberts 47<br />

Bennett Jones' Garden .. George A. Galer 49<br />

Median Color Classification Harry B. Kuesel .51<br />

Varietal Comments 57<br />

Median Miscellany .... Bee Warburton 73<br />

What Is an <strong>Iris</strong> Lover? ............................................................................Thomas J. Buckley 84<br />

In Memoriam ..........................................................................................................................90<br />

Writing Complex Pedigrees .Leonard Michel 90<br />

B. Y. Morrison Research Grant .Charlotte Sawyer 92<br />

Report <strong>of</strong> the Treasurer .Jay Ackerman 95<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Directors' Meeting C.W. Benson 97<br />

Awards ........................................................ ......................................................................... 106<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Clinic 108<br />

From the Editor's Desk ............................... .........................................................................109<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS . 5 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides .....................................................103<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS . 5 Bulletin Adv. Rates 104<br />

Attention Affiliates 33 Membership Rates 104<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es Ballot 93 How To Join AIS Robin 105<br />

Membership Campaign 102 How To Register and Introduce 105<br />

British <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> 103 Commercial Directory 110<br />

COVER: The cover for the January BULLETI:\' is that <strong>of</strong> four medians which have won<br />

places in American iris gardens. (Photo courtesy <strong>of</strong> Schreiner's Gardens.)


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<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #185 April 1967<br />

From the President's Desk Hubert A. Fischer 7<br />

Complementary Gene Basis for Anthocyanin Production Alice Atchison 10<br />

Changing Times .................................................................................. A. F. Bloese 16<br />

Down-to-Earth Look at New Requirements for AIS Judges W. T. Bledsoe 20<br />

At the Species Level .......................................................................B. LeRoy Davidson 26<br />

What Makes a Remontant <strong>Iris</strong> Rebloom? . Robert Paul Hubley 31<br />

A Family Problem ................................................................................ Robert E. Jerrell 35<br />

A Hybridizer's View .............................................................................. Maynard Knopf 37<br />

About Regional Test Gardens ........................................................... Dr. J. R. Durrance 40<br />

The Evolution <strong>of</strong> One <strong>Iris</strong> Garden ........................................................... Edith S. Smith 44<br />

Flight Lines .......................................................................................Peggy Burke Grey 45<br />

The Incomparable <strong>Iris</strong> .... H. E. Trantham 50<br />

San Diego-Imperial Fall Show 54<br />

Pilgrimage to Aril Land ........................................................................... Violet Lorenz 56<br />

Walker Ferguson's Garden ....................................................................... W. J. Gunther 57<br />

America's Favorites .............................................................................. .Larry L. Harder 59<br />

First Show <strong>of</strong> the Season ......................................................................Clarke Cosgrove 61<br />

Comments on "<strong>Iris</strong> Breeding for the Near-Beginner” Gene Simon 62<br />

Happy News from Flooded Florence ....................................................Flaminia Specht 63<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Freak in the Seedling Patch .......................................................... Z. G. Benson 64<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Official Flower <strong>of</strong> Lockport ...............................................................Mary P. Engel 66<br />

~~ic ~<br />

In Memoriam ........................................... ........................................................................70<br />

Scientific U<br />

From the Editor's Desk 80<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS 5 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental 78<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS 5 BULLETIN Adv. Rates. 78<br />

Announcements 74 AIS Membership Rates 79<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es Milwaukee 75 How to Join AIS Robin. 79<br />

Region meetings. 76 Shows ..........................................................79<br />

Commercial Directory 83<br />

THE COVER PICTURE <strong>of</strong> the April BULLETIN is <strong>of</strong> Chet Tompkin's ethereally<br />

beautiful RIBBON ROUND.


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #186 July 1967<br />

From the President's Desk .............................................................. Hubert A. Fischer 7<br />

Orville Fay-Tools <strong>of</strong> the Artist's Trade .. Bee Warburton, Lynn Markham 9<br />

Regional Test Gardens C. Robert Minnick 14<br />

April in Alabama ................................................................................................. Ira E. Wood 15<br />

Swamp Flags Come <strong>of</strong> Age .. Tressie Cook 19<br />

Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong> Silver Anniversary Heritage Charles W. Amy, Jr. 22<br />

Mary Swords DeBaillon Pearl M. Segura 29<br />

Mary DeBaillon as We Knew Her .................................................... W. B. MacMillan 30<br />

The Discovery and Collecting <strong>of</strong> Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>es .. Dr. Caroline Dormon 32<br />

My <strong>Iris</strong> Friends .................................................................................... Mary H. Nelson 33<br />

Quest for Tetraploid Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>es . Joseph K. Mertzweiller 36<br />

Flight Lines ...............................................................................................Peggy Burke Grey 42<br />

NEMIS Tours Southeast Pennsylvania .......................................................... Bee Warburton 55<br />

Northwest Spring Median <strong>Iris</strong> Meeting ........................................................ Grace Pederson 57<br />

Two New Books . 58<br />

1968: The Convention, Test and Display Garden ............................................. Roy Oliphant 60<br />

Come West <strong>Iris</strong>arians ............................................................................................... Joe Ghio 61<br />

1969 AIS Convention 63<br />

Varietal Comments MITG ..................................................................................Earl Roberts 67<br />

1967 Wichita Early Bloom ..............................................................................Carol Ramsey 68<br />

Varietal Comments . Mildred Brizendine 70<br />

Comments on Newer Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong>es ................................................................. Alta M. Brown 71<br />

Tribute to California <strong>Iris</strong>arian ......................................................Peggy Gray, Roy Oliphant 74<br />

In Memoriam 75<br />

At the Species Level ........................................................................................Roy Davidson 80<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Nelsonii .................................................................................................... L. F. Randolph 82<br />

Negative Evidence <strong>of</strong> Introgression Affecting<br />

Stability <strong>of</strong> Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong> .................................................. Randolph, Nelson, Plaisted 83<br />

Protective Fungicide Treatments ................................................................H. S. MacWithey 84<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Board <strong>of</strong> Directors Meeting . Clifford W. Benson 90<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Joint RVP-Directors Meeting .Clifford W. Benson 91<br />

Favorite Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es 94<br />

Colorado State University . Barbara Serdynski 95<br />

From the Editor's Desk 97<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS 5 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental .......................................92<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS ..........................................5 Bulletin Adv. Rates 92<br />

Nat'l. Robin Program Dir. 43 AIS Membership Rates 93<br />

Announcements ........................................ 88 How To Join AIS Robin 93<br />

Commercial Directory 99<br />

THE COVER PICTURE <strong>of</strong> the July BULLETIN is C. W. Amy's KATHERINE CORNAY, a<br />

Louisianian. HC and EC, 1961; HM 1963. Color plates courtesy <strong>of</strong> C. W. Amy.


L.<br />

<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #187 Oct 1967<br />

From the President's Desk ............................................................. Hubert A. Fischer 7<br />

A Day Amongst the "Flag-Lilies" .. Larry L. Harder 8<br />

The Denver Convention ...........................................................................Ben R. Hager 11<br />

Denver Botanic Garden-1967 ..................................................................... Ira E. Wood 12<br />

Long Garden .........................................................................................D. Steve Varner 16<br />

Denver Convention Notes ..........................................................................Viola Spotts 18<br />

Denver '67 .................... ········ ............................................................. Edith S. Smith 20<br />

Unsung Heroes ............. ............................................................................Allen Harper 22<br />

Guardian <strong>of</strong> the Gardens .................................................................. Gordon Blackwell 24<br />

Fortieth Anniversary Celebration ........................................................ Barbara \Valther 26<br />

Views from the Golden Gate Joe Ghio 29<br />

Psuedacorus <strong>Iris</strong>es ...............................................................................Albert J. Motsch 33<br />

Awards <strong>of</strong> AIS, 1967 .......................................................................................................35<br />

Popularity Poll, 1967 50<br />

BlS Awards .....................................................................................................................51<br />

Florence Awards 1967 51<br />

Judges' Choice, 1967 52<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in 1967 ............................................................................... Ralph and Helen Lewis 54<br />

Exhibitions Committee Report, 1967 .............................................WiIIiam T. Bledsoe 64<br />

Anatomy <strong>of</strong> an <strong>Iris</strong> Show ......................................................................... G. F. Hanson 77<br />

Birth <strong>of</strong> the Reblooming <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> ..............................................Dr. Lloyd Zurbrigg 84<br />

At the Species Level .......................................................................B. LeRoy Davidson 86<br />

In Memoriam ...................................................................................................................88<br />

Simplified <strong>Iris</strong> Embryo Culture ..........................................................Leonard P. Stoltz 90<br />

From the Editor's Desk ....................................................................................................99<br />

Symposium, Median <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> ........................................................ Donald I. Tufts 102<br />

Sections <strong>of</strong> AIS ....................................... 5 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental 105<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> AIS ..................................... 5 Bulletin Adv. Rates 106<br />

Nat'I. Robin Program Dir. .................... 83 AIS Membership Rates ............................106<br />

Announcements 104 Commercial Directory 107<br />

THE COVER PICTURE is that <strong>of</strong> the Schreiner introduction FUJI's MANTLE, top HM<br />

and JUDGES' CHOICE winner in 1967. Picture courtesy <strong>of</strong> Schreiner's.


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<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #188A Jan 1968<br />

From the President's Desk ............. ............... ................................... Hubert Fischer 6<br />

Clara Rees ...................................... ............... ............................. Peggy Burke Grey 9<br />

She Walks in Beauty ..................... ............... ........................ :Mrs. J. R. Hamblen 11<br />

SNOW FLURRY .......................... ............... ...................................... The Editors 14<br />

An Opus on Whites ....................... ............... ...................................C. W. Benson 16<br />

The Influence <strong>of</strong> Snow Flurry ....... ............... .....................................Les Peterson 20<br />

My White Want List ...................... ............... .................................... Larry Harder 24<br />

Good Parents ................................. ............... .................................George Warner 26<br />

That Tiny Brown Speck ................ ............... ...................................C. W. Benson 28<br />

Our Hybridizing Program .............. ............... .................................Opal L. Brown 33<br />

New Directors ................................ ............... .......................................................... 37<br />

Awards ........................................... ............... ...................................................... 8, 38<br />

AIS Judges for 1968 ...................... ............... .......................................................... 39<br />

Symposium List ............................. ............... ...........................................................50<br />

Linger Awhile ................................ ............... ......................................Joseph Ohio 54<br />

New RVPs ..................................... ............... ...........................................................59<br />

Along the <strong>Iris</strong> Trail ........................ ............... ................................ Perry L. Parrish 59<br />

Growing <strong>Iris</strong>es in Nebraska ........... ............... ..............................Les Hildenbrandt 65<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>philatelics ................................. ............... ..................................... Ralph Geyer 69<br />

Flight Lines .................................... ............... ............................ Peggy Burke Grey 76<br />

In Memoriam ................................. ............... ...........................................................86<br />

First Impressions ........................... ............... ................................... Glenn Corlew 88<br />

Advertising Rates .......................... .....102 Minutes ................................................95<br />

Affiliates ........................................ ......5 Robin Directory ......................................75<br />

Announcements ............................. ....94 Sectl'ons AIS 1 10<br />

Commercial Directory ................... ..107 ..............................................................,<br />

· Sl'd 101 SpecIes .................................................. .93<br />

ns I es ........................................<br />

Membership Rates ......................... .. 101 Statement .............................................. .97<br />

Membership Campaign ................. .. 100 Treasurer ............................................... . 98<br />

THE COVER PICTURE is that <strong>of</strong> the popular and vote-getting Gibson<br />

introduction, RADIANT ApOGEE. Picture courtesy Cooley's Gardens. THE<br />

BACK COVER PICTURE is an arrangement by Carl Starker featuring<br />

BUTTERCUP BOWER. Photograph courtesy Schreiner's.<br />

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<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #188B Jan 1968 missing (section 2)


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #189A April 1968<br />

From the President's Desk ................................................................ Hubert Fischer 6<br />

From Whence These Blues ................................................................... .The Editors 9<br />

The Enduringly Popular Blues ........................................................ Bernard Schreiner 11<br />

Singing the Blues .................................................................................Arthur Watkins 14<br />

The Blues Have More Than Just Their Color .......................................... Les Peterson 18<br />

The Beautiful Blue <strong>Iris</strong> ........................................................................ Oren Campbell 22<br />

Favorite Blues ....................................................................................... Elsie Zuercher 24<br />

Hybridizing .............................................................................................Larry Gaulter 28<br />

A Scientific Form <strong>of</strong> Art ......................................................................... Keith Keppel 32<br />

A Hybridizing Program .............................................................................. John Goett 36<br />

Tales Tell's Pollen Box Tells .........................................................................................37<br />

From San Joaquin Valley Hybridizers ..............................................W. B. Schortman 46<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es We'd Like to See Again ...................................................Hoyt and Edith Smith 49<br />

TB Varietal Comment-1967 Season ...................................................... Les Eberhardt 53<br />

New Varieties ......................................................................................... Myron Beard 58<br />

My Want List ...........................................................................................Larry Harder 64<br />

How I Picture the <strong>Iris</strong> ..........................................................................,.Frank Drapalik 70<br />

Happiness Is a Silver Medal ......................................................................... Bill Frass 73<br />

The Pot Culture <strong>of</strong> Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>es ................................................. William Ouweneel 77<br />

Flight Lines ....................................................................... .............Peggy Burke Grey 86<br />

In Memoriam .................................................................... ............................................99<br />

Is That Our Bus? ............................................................... ............ Rachael Chappell 101<br />

Featuring <strong>Iris</strong> Pumila ........................................................ ................ Bee Warburton 102<br />

Soil Improvement Program ............................................... .................Leon B. Losey 105<br />

From the Editor's Desk ..................................................... ..........................................106<br />

Convention Schedule ........................................................ ..........................................114<br />

Advertising Directory ................................ 113 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides .........................................119<br />

Advertising Rates ............................... 120 Membership Rates ...................................119<br />

Affiliates ..................................................... 5 Robin Directory ....................................85<br />

AIS Pins ............................................... 15 Sections AIS ............................................... 1<br />

Announcements ................................. 112 Species .....................................................109<br />

Commercial Directory ....................... 123 Scientific ..................................................108<br />

THE COVER PICTURE is that <strong>of</strong> Mrs. John Hope's AM winner, EVER AND<br />

EVER. Photo courtesy Cooley's Gardens. THE BACK COVER PICTURE is a Carl<br />

Starker arrangement featuring BLUE BARON. Photo courtesy Schreiner's.


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #189B April 1968 missing (section 2)


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #190 July 1968<br />

From the President's Desk ..........................m_ •••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Hubert Fischer 7<br />

Just-"Golden Gate in '68" .................................................................. Larry L. Harder 8<br />

The Berkeley Convention ............................................................... Edward Jaeger 18<br />

This is Your Life u ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••<br />

Editors 21<br />

Flower Power Has a Happening ..................................... ..................Peggy Burke Grey 22<br />

California Grown and Bred ...................................... ---- ............................... Joe Gatty 34<br />

Collecting <strong>Iris</strong> Antiques and Artifacts ............................ .............................Aleta Eggle 40<br />

1970 AIS Convention in New York ............................... .....................William H. Peck 42<br />

These are the Basics ........................................................ ................... Glenn Viehmeyer 44<br />

Annual Presidential Letter .............................................. .................................................49<br />

Official 1968 Ballot Results .........m •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 50<br />

Come As an <strong>Iris</strong> ..................................................................................May Belle Wright 65<br />

Williamson-White Award ..........................................uu •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 66<br />

Remontants ......................................................................................... Billy G. Skillman 68<br />

Tender Loving Care Can be Lethal ................................................. Raymond G. Smith 71<br />

In Memoriam .m ................................................................................................· ............ · .. · 73<br />

Milwaukee Convention, 1969 ...................................................................... ....................77<br />

Flight Lines ........................................................................................ Peggy Burke Grey 78<br />

From the Editor's Desk ......................................................................................uu •••••••• 82<br />

Genetics for <strong>Iris</strong> Breeders .....................................................................Kenneth K. Kidd 84<br />

Minu tes ............... m ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• • •• •• ••<br />

••••••••••••••••••• 100<br />

Advertising Directory ..........................105 Commercial Directory .............................. 106<br />

Advertising Rates ...................................99 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides .................................................. 100<br />

Affiliates ..................................................5 Membership Rates ...................................... 99<br />

Books and Pamphlets ...........................112 Robin Directory .......................................... 79<br />

Announcements .....................................98 Sections, AIS ................................................1<br />

The FRONT COVER is <strong>of</strong> Don Waters' garden, and features CLIFFS OF DOVER,<br />

LADY ROGERS and LAVANESQUE. The BACK COVER is a floral design by Irene S.<br />

Nelson entitled SPRING SPRITE and NINEVEH. The INSIDE FRONT COVER is Opan<br />

Brown's SEASIDE. The INSIDE BACK COVER is DEBBY RAIRDON (Kuntz),<br />

ROYAL TOUCH (Schreiners), ULTRAPOISE (Noyd) and SWAHILI (Plough).


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<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #191 October 1968<br />

From the President's Desk ..............................................................Hubert Fischer 7<br />

Saving <strong>Iris</strong>es ..................................................................................... Ellen Crouch 9<br />

The Big Challenge .....................................................................Robert Schreiner 10<br />

The Quest for Red ______________________________________ The Editors 15<br />

Greig Lapham and Red <strong>Iris</strong>es .........................................................Earl Browder 18<br />

No Reddy Mix ....................................................................................Hugo Wall 19<br />

On the Way to Red .....................................................................Tell Muhlestein 21<br />

Let's Frill and Fancy the Reds .........................................................Les Peterson 23<br />

Hybridizing for Red <strong>Iris</strong>es ............................................................M. L. Saddoris 24<br />

Red Robins ...................................................................................Frederick Judy 27<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> Awards .............................................................................................30<br />

Exhibition Committee Report ...................................................Clarke Cosgrove 30<br />

Judges Choice ........................................................................................................44<br />

Popularity Poll .......................................................................................................46<br />

New <strong>Iris</strong>es ........................................................................................Perry Parrish 47<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Down Under ............................................................................... Betty Wood 48<br />

Garden State <strong>Iris</strong> Show .......................................................................Mary Wais 55<br />

They Bloom in the Summer ....................................................................Art Day 57<br />

A Texan Reports on Spurias ...................................................... Barbara Benson 58<br />

Resistance to Change . ....................................................................Andre Viette 59<br />

The Late Late Show ............................................................... Gordon Blackwell 62<br />

Children and <strong>Iris</strong>es ................................................................... F. G. Stephenson 66<br />

The 1968 Bloom Season ............................................................ Hooker Nichols 67<br />

Pr<strong>of</strong>iles-Z. G. Benson, Mrs. Douglas Pattison, Dr. John C. Wister ......................70<br />

Flight Lines ............................................................................ Peggy Burke Grey 74<br />

A Garden Restoration Project .......................................................... Carol Wells 82<br />

I. Unguicularis ...............................................................................................Jean, Witt 83<br />

Payne Award ...........................................................................C. A. Swearengen 85<br />

Convention Announcements .......... ......................................................................86<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in Region IV in 1968 ............ ................................................ Ralph Lewis 89<br />

In Memoriam .................................. ......................................................................94<br />

From the Editor's Desk ................... ......................................................................96<br />

British Awards ............................... ................................................................... 101<br />

Advertising Directory .....................105 Convention Dates .................................42<br />

Advertising Rates ...........................102 In~rod~ction .......................................102<br />

'l'ates 5 Ins SlIdes ........................................ 101<br />

1 ......................................................... Membership Rates ..........................100<br />

Announcements ...................................99 Registration ......................................102<br />

Books and Pamphlets ..................... 112 Sections AIS .......................................... 1<br />

Commercial Directory ....................107 Species ................................................101<br />

The FRONT COVER features Schreiner's 1968 introduction, WAR LORD. 3


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #192A Jan 1969<br />

From the President's Desk The <strong>Iris</strong> Show<br />

W. T. Bledsoe 7 Mrs. W. E. Burton<br />

78<br />

What I Like About the North Growing Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>es<br />

Lura B. Roach 8 W. E. Ouweneel 80<br />

Planned Parenthood, <strong>Iris</strong> Style Spurias Are Easy to Grow<br />

Keith Keppel 15 Archie Owen 83<br />

Some Experiences With Reds The Best in Spurias<br />

Jesse E. Wills 17 Archie Owen 84<br />

That Elusive Red <strong>Iris</strong> Weed Control in Seedling Beds<br />

W. B. Schortman 20 H. E. Briscoe 85<br />

New Presidential Team ........................... 22 Awards at Florence ......... ............................ 86<br />

Three New Board Members ....................23 Philosophy <strong>of</strong> an <strong>Iris</strong>arian<br />

Four Distinguished Service Medals 25 Dr. W. E. Jones 86<br />

Two Hybridizers Medals ........................26 Flight Lines ...........Peggy Burke Grey 88<br />

Seven New RVPs .................................... 27 Display Gardens for Median<br />

AIS Judges for 1968 ............................... 31 <strong>Iris</strong>es ................ Bennett C. Jones 99<br />

National Test Garden Awards .................41 Brooklyn Botanic Garden<br />

Ketchum Memorial Garden Harriet Segessemann 99<br />

Jake H. Scharff 42 New York Botanical Garden<br />

The Highways Blossom Harriet Segessemann 100<br />

Bennett C. Jones 44 From the Editor's Desk .............................. 101<br />

Birmingham Botanical Gardens Median Symposium .. , .................... 102<br />

Evelyn Boon 45 Another Breakthrough<br />

Region 14 Display Garden H. H. Henkelman 105<br />

Roy Oliphant 47 Mulches on Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> <strong>of</strong> Yesteryear Einert and Box 105<br />

Gordon Blackwell 50 Pr<strong>of</strong>iles - (Mr. and Mrs. Ferris<br />

Presby Needs Your Help Gaskill, Mrs. Ethel Ricker) .... 109<br />

Gordon Blackwell 53 Teens and Twenties .................. <strong>Iris</strong> Smith 111<br />

University <strong>of</strong> Washington Arboretum Phil Williams .........................................112<br />

Jean Witt 53 At the Species Level ..................................112<br />

Median Display Garden In Memoriam .........................................114<br />

Bruce Richardson 55 Guidelines for Judges Training ..................114<br />

What Every <strong>Iris</strong> Grower Should Revision <strong>of</strong> Awards System ..................116<br />

Know (in part) .................................. 56 Arilbred Awards .........................................117<br />

Controlled Culture Program Point Scale - Collection Classes 118<br />

Clarence Protzmann 70 Book Review ..............................................118<br />

Milwaukee Convention ............................72 1969 Membership Campaign<br />

Be Our Guest - Milwaukee 1969 Dr. Hugo Wall 121<br />

Edith M. Kimber 73 Summary 1968 Membership .................122<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Motif in Art at Milwaukee Minutes ..................................................124<br />

Clarence Protzmann 74 Treasurer's Report<br />

Wichita Bound Jay C. Ackerman 127<br />

Mabel Clare Jendel 75 Statement <strong>of</strong> Publication .......................129<br />

Advertising Directory ............................130 Introductions ..............................................121<br />

Advertising Rates ...................................121 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides ...................................................119<br />

Affiliates ................................................... 5 Membership Rates .....................................120<br />

Announcements .....................................114 Registration ................................................121<br />

Books and Pamphlets .............................136 Sections AIS ..................................................1<br />

Commercial Directory ...........................130 Show Supplies ...........................................135<br />

The FRONT COVER features Tompkins' 1965 introduction CAMELOT ROSE. 3


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #192B Jan 1969 missing (section 2)


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #193A April 1969<br />

From the President's Desk ................................................................. W. T. Bledsoe 7<br />

Our Garden Cinderella .................................................................. Robert Schreiner 8<br />

Ferdinand Cayeux .....................................................................................Jean Cayeux 13<br />

Dr. R. E. Kleinsorge and Brown <strong>Iris</strong>es ........................... Robert Schreiner and editors 14<br />

The Brown Trail .........................................................................................Henry Sass 17<br />

Notes on Browns ........................................................................................ Jesse Wills 18<br />

That Brown <strong>Iris</strong> ....................................................................................Roy Brizendine 20<br />

Brown in <strong>Iris</strong>es ..........................................................................................The Editors 21<br />

President Honored .........................................................................................................25<br />

Twenty-Six Life Members ............................................................................................31<br />

Symposium Compilation .......................................................................Walter Lorenz 38<br />

Milwaukee Convention ................................................................Clarence Protzmann 46<br />

Convention Calendar ..................................................................................................... 48<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es at Wichita .............................................................................W. F. Brown 51<br />

The Grand Ball .....................................................................................William Simon 54<br />

An Alternate .................................................................................. Raymond G. Smith 58<br />

Psychodelic Movement .......................................................................Larry L. Harder 60<br />

Junior Division Plan ...................................................................................................... 62<br />

Genetics for his Breeders ...................................................................Kenneth K. Kidd 68<br />

On the Species Level ............................................................................. Roy Davidson 86<br />

Happenings Among Spurias .............................................................Eleanor McCown 89<br />

Germination <strong>of</strong> Spuria Seed ............................................................. Walker Ferguson 91<br />

Kaempferi <strong>Iris</strong>es in the Midwest ................................................. Clarence Swearengen 92<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>es in the West ..................................................................... Ben R. Hager 94<br />

In Memoriam ................................................................................................................. 96<br />

Robin Flight Control ...................................................................................................... 97<br />

Flight Lines .................................................................................................................... 98<br />

Reblooming <strong>Iris</strong> Symposium ........................................................................................109<br />

Editor's Desk .................................................................................................................110<br />

CORA BAND Wins Towndrow Trophy ..................................................................... 112<br />

Award Winners at Vienna .................. .........................................................................118<br />

Advertising Directory ......................... 110 Introductions ............................................119<br />

Advertising Rates ............................... 121 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides .................................................119<br />

Affiliates .................................................5 Membership Rates ...................................119<br />

Announcements .................................. 117 Registration .............................................119<br />

Books and Supplies ............................ 128 Sections ...................................................... 1<br />

Commercial Directory ........................ 119 Show Supplies .........................................127<br />

The FRONT COVER features Schreiner's GINGERSNAP. (Photo by Schreiner).<br />

COVER THREE depicting progress in browns is from pictures from Schreiners and<br />

Frank Drapalik.


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #193B April 1969 missing (Section 2)


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #194 July 1969<br />

From the President's Desk ·· .. · ................................................. W. T. Bledsoe 6<br />

Red <strong>Iris</strong>es and Cyanidin ·· ........................................... Dr. Peter Werckmeister 7<br />

Proven Method <strong>of</strong> Growing <strong>Iris</strong>es .................................................. James Tucker 15<br />

Rainbow Trail in California ........ ..............................................Elsie Nicholson 20<br />

Mulching with Sawdu-,t · ........... · ............................................................................<br />

Price and Judkins 25<br />

Wichita <strong>Iris</strong> Club · ...........· .. ·· .. ···· ........................................... Mabel Jendel 31<br />

Leaf Spot and Other Matters · .. ·· ................................................ Reuben Smith 32<br />

AIS Awards and Milwaukee Convention .............................................................. 33<br />

1969 Membership Campaign · ...... ·· ............................................ Earl Browder 53<br />

Southern California Display Garden ...............................Anderson and Spalding 54<br />

Orville Fay ........ ·· .. · · ....· .. · ................................................. Melba Hamblen 55<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in the Moonlight · ...... · .. ····· .. · ......................................Winifred Ross 56<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Seed Germination .. · .. · ....· ... · ............................................. .John Weiler 58<br />

My Hybridizing Experiences .... ..... ............................................ Albert Motsch 62<br />

Something New ....... · ....· .. · .. · .. ............................................ Henry Rowlan 64<br />

Let's Look at Robin Program · ........ ....................................... Mrs. W. E. Leake 65<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in Japan .. · .. · .... · · . · · ..... .............................................Lee Eberhardt 65<br />

Standard Dwarfs 1969 · ..· .. · ....· .. · ..........................................Carol Ramsey 67<br />

Dwarf <strong>Iris</strong> Bloom · .. ··· .. · . ..... ....... · ...........................................Lucille Kavan 69<br />

Fragrance the Ignored ......... ·· . · .. · .. ·· ......................................John Cochran 71<br />

New York Convention · ...... . ·· ......····.· ..................................... William Peck 72<br />

The Smith Garden · .. · .. · .. · .. · . .Catherine Smith 73<br />

The Knocke Garden · .. ···· .......·· .. · .............................................Betty Wood 74<br />

You th ............................................... .......... . ........................................................................... 76<br />

Kids-Getting Them Interested ............. ··· .......................................... Hal Stahly 76<br />

Thesis on Siberian <strong>Iris</strong>es ··· .......· .. ·· .........................................Kevin Vaughn 77<br />

The Joys <strong>of</strong> AIS · .......... ·· .. · .. · ....... ..........................................Phil Williams 78<br />

The Hybridizing Bug .. · .. ·· .. · .. · .. .. ..................................................Joe Ghio 79<br />

Flight Lines .......................................... .............................................Peggy Grey 82<br />

In Memoriam " ..................................... .................................................................90<br />

Advertising Directory ....................... 53 Introductions .........................................96<br />

Advertising Rates ............................. 95 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides ...............................................96<br />

Affiliates ............................................. 5 Membership Rates .................................96<br />

Announcements ................................ 94 Registrations ..........................................96<br />

Commercial Directory ...................... 99 Sections .................................................. 1<br />

The FRONT COVER is AN IRIS GROWER'S BOUQUET with AL-<br />

LEGIANCE, AMETHYST FLAME, BABBLING BROOK, BROWNIE KISS,<br />

CROSS COUNTRY, CRYSTAL RIVER, EMMA COOK, FIRST VIOLET,<br />

FLUTED HAVEN, JUNGLE SHADOWS, ALKE W ASHINGTON, LICORICE<br />

STICK, MARIE PHILLIPS, SKYDIVA, SPARKLING WATERS, THRUWAY,<br />

TOLL GATE, WEDDING GOWN, WHOLE CLOTH, and the Siberian<br />

KINGFISHER.


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #195 Oct 1969<br />

From the President's Desk ...................................................................... W. T. Bledsoe 6<br />

They'll Never Believe Me .......................................................................Lura B. Roach 7<br />

The Rainbow Trail in Oregon ..........................................................Elsie Mae Nicholson 17<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in 1969 ............................................................................... Ralph and Helen Lewis 21<br />

Scorch ......................................................................................................... Dr. J. G. Bald 26<br />

Landscape Planting <strong>of</strong> Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>es ..........................................................W. A. Payne 30<br />

Intermediate and Standard Dwarf Bearded .................................................... Alta Brown 33<br />

Ones I Liked at Milwaukee ............................................................... Eleanor Westmeyer 35<br />

Birth <strong>of</strong> a Convention ........................................................................ Mabel Clare Jendel 36<br />

Flight Lines ......................................................................................... Peggy Burke Grey 37<br />

Laboratory Culture <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Seeds ....................................................... Bruce B. Farrington 45<br />

Jubilee in NYC-1970 ..............................................................................William H. Peck 52<br />

Long Island Gardens ...................................................................................... Phyllis Gay 53<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Borer and Its Control ........................................................................ John C. Schread 57<br />

Philadelphia Welcomes You ....................................................................Edward Murray 61<br />

Robert Carney Memorial Fund .......................................................................................... 65<br />

Collie Terrell ...................................................................................................................... 66<br />

Popularity Poll-1969 .......................................................................................................... 67<br />

No Dykes Medal 1969 ....................................................................................................... 68<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> Award ........................................................................................................... 68<br />

Errata Awards .................................................................................................................... 68<br />

Judges Choice-1969 ........................................................................................................... 69<br />

Median <strong>Iris</strong> Symposium ..................................................................................................... 72<br />

Median <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Medal ................................................................................................. 73<br />

The New. Look in Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>es ....................................................... Gordon Blackwell 74<br />

Bearded <strong>Iris</strong> Species <strong>of</strong> Rumania ....................................................................................... 77<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es (Harry Randall) ..................................................................................W. J. Gunther 77<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> First in Soonerland ............................................................................ Perry L. Parrish 78<br />

Easy Composting ...............................................................................Robert Paul Hubley 79<br />

Easy-Does-It Seed Planting ................................................................. Gordon Blackwell 80<br />

The Pitfalls <strong>of</strong> a Beginner Hybridizer .............................................................. Leah Ralls 81<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Tops ..................................................................................... ............. Lynn Markham 82<br />

Swamp Gardens in the Desert .................................................... ................. Jane Harding 85<br />

The Reinhardt Garden ................................................................ ........... Mattie Reinhardt 87<br />

The Miller Garden ..................................................................... .............. Kathryn Miller 88<br />

Walther Cup ............................................................................... ........................................90<br />

The Blodgett Garden .................................................................. .............Arthur Blodgett 91<br />

Exhibition Committee Report .................................................... ..... Dr. Clarke Cosgrove 92<br />

Youth Section ............................................................................ ..................................... 105<br />

Revisiting Florence .................................................................... .............Hubert Fischer 105<br />

In Memoriam ............................................................................. ..................................... 107<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Directors' Meeting ................................................... ......................................108<br />

Advertising Directory .................................. 104 Introductions .................................... 112<br />

Advertising Rates ...................................95 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides ..................................................112<br />

Affiliates ..................................................5 Membership Rates ....................................112<br />

Announcements ...................................111 Registrations .............................................112<br />

Commercial Directory .........................115 Sections ........................................................ 1<br />

The Cover Picture is that <strong>of</strong> WINE AND ROSES (Hall '63). Both front and back<br />

cover are from color 'separations courtesy <strong>of</strong> Cooley's Gardens.<br />

3


No. 196 A January 1970<br />

Guest Editor: Jesse Wills Assistant Editor: Kay N. Negus<br />

Editor: J. Arthur Nelson Associate Editor: Peggy Burke Grey<br />

<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong><br />

Introduction ...................................................................................... W. T. Bledsoe 1<br />

Preface ............................................................................................. John C. Wister 4<br />

The Founding <strong>of</strong> the American <strong>Society</strong> ...........................................John C. Wister 5<br />

Reminiscenses 1938-46 .................................................................. Jesse E. Wills 22<br />

The American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> ..................................................................Guy Rogers 29<br />

Reminiscenses 1953-59 ........................................................... Marion R. Walker 32<br />

Reminiscenses 1960-68 ............................................................ Hubert A. Fischer 38<br />

Organizational Structure <strong>of</strong> AIS ............................................ Clifford W. Benson 44<br />

Registration and Introduction .........................................................Kay N. Negus 49<br />

Fifty Glorious Years <strong>of</strong> Hybridizing .......................................... Robert Schreiner 51<br />

Highroad to a Far Horizon .......................................................Peggy Burke Grey 70<br />

Awards and Honors ........................................................................Carol Ramsey 83<br />

Judges and Exhibitions ....................... W. T. Bledsoe and Clarke Cosgrove 92<br />

Research and the Scientific Committee ........................................Thomas Jacoby 95<br />

AIS Bulletins and Books .......................................................... Geddes Douglas 101<br />

Of <strong>Historic</strong>al Interest .............................................................Helen McCaughey 107<br />

The <strong>Iris</strong> Legend ...................................................................................Dora Wall 125<br />

The cover picture is <strong>of</strong> ROY AL GOLD (Hamblen '66). The Golden<br />

Anniversary calls for a rich full yellow, and ROYAL GOLD, the highest ranking<br />

Award <strong>of</strong> Merit winner in this color class, met the requirements <strong>of</strong> the formula set<br />

up two years ago for the selection <strong>of</strong> the cover for this issue ..


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #196B Jan 1970<br />

From the President's Desk .............................................................. W. T. Bledsoe 6<br />

An Extra Dimension ........................................................................ Roger Nelson 6<br />

Tale <strong>of</strong> Three Gardens .......................................................................Molly Price 10<br />

Northeast Median Meeting ....................................................................................12<br />

New Presidential Team .........................................................................................13<br />

Judges Choice Statistics ..................................................................Norman Noe 15<br />

Dykes Medal Vote .................................................................................................16<br />

Foster Plaque to Dr. Lenz ......................................................................................17<br />

15-4-15 ................................................................................ Mrs. Walter Bunker 17<br />

AIS Judges for 1970 ..................................................................... Dr. Hugo Wall 18<br />

1970 Membership Campaign ......................................................... Earl Browder 30<br />

Color Classification ................................................................... J. Arthur Nelson 31<br />

Median <strong>Iris</strong> Season .......................................................................... Phyllis Holtz 33<br />

Old Bulletins ......................................................................................................... 36<br />

Membership Dues ................................................................................................. 39<br />

1970 Check List .................................................................................................... 40<br />

DSM to Ricker and Rundlett ................................................................................. 41<br />

In Memoriam ......................................................................................................... 41<br />

From the Editor's Desk ...........................................................................................43<br />

At the Species Level .................................................................. LeRoy Davidson 45<br />

Twenty Questions ......................................................................... Austin Morgan 46<br />

Reblooming <strong>Iris</strong> Show ............................................................................................47<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es Going to Pot? ................................................................... Fred E. Spahn 48<br />

Those <strong>Iris</strong> People .......................................................................Rachael Chappell 49<br />

Your AIS Membership Gives You .........................................................................51<br />

Statement <strong>of</strong> Ownership .................... ....................................................................53<br />

Membership Contest Awards ........... ............................................. Earl Browder 54<br />

Minutes .............................................. .............................................C. W. Benson 55<br />

Treasurer's Report ............................. ............................................ Jay Ackerman 58<br />

Advertising Directory ....................... 50 Introductions ......................................... 52<br />

Advertising Rates ............................. 55 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides .............................................. 55<br />

Affiliates ............................................. 5 Membership Rates ................................ 40<br />

Announcements ................................ 52 Registrations ......................................... 52<br />

Commercial Directory ..................... 60 Sections .................................................. 1<br />

The FRONT COVER pictures are, left to right: top row, FLIGHT OF ANGELS<br />

(Terrell '68) and GOLDEN MEMORIES (Schortman '69); center row,<br />

MARQUESAN SKIES (Blocher '67) and CONNOISSEUR (Hager '66); bottom<br />

row, CAMBODIA (Babson '66) and XANADU (Edinger '68).


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #197 April 1970<br />

From the President's Desk ..................................................................... W. T. Bledsoe 5<br />

Affiliates ................................................................................................................... ......6<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong> Ballot ....................................................................................................... ..... 7<br />

Your More Music Survey ..................................................................Roger Nelson 8<br />

AIS Members Speak Their Thoughts ...................................................W. T. Bledsoe 18<br />

New RVPs and Board Member ................................................................................... 22<br />

Induction <strong>of</strong> Tetraploidy in Siberian <strong>Iris</strong>es ................................ Dr. Currier McEwen 32<br />

Dykes Medal Voting Revision ...................................................................................... 40<br />

Five Women Win Dykes Medal .................................................................................. 40<br />

AIS Youth Clubs ............................. ..................................................Jayne K. Ritchie 42<br />

For Beginners Only ........................ ......................................................G. E. Redman 43<br />

The Designer ................................... ............................................................................. 46<br />

Garden Gate at Palmers .................. ............................................................................. 52<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es, Oregon ........................ ............................................................................. 53<br />

New York Convention .................... ................................................. William H. Peck 54<br />

Convention Program ....................... .......................................................................56-5 7<br />

Popularity Poll Statistics ·· ............. ....................................................... Norman Noe 58<br />

Ila Crawford ·· .. ······· .. ·· ............ .............................................. Helen McCaughey 60<br />

Schirmer Golden Wedding ............. ............................................................................. 62<br />

Let's Talk About Membership ........ .......................................................Earl Browder 62<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in October ................................. .........................................................Betty Wood 64-<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>es in Florence .............. .............................................. Roberta McMullin 66<br />

Austin Memorial ............................. .............................................................................68<br />

Elvie B. Page ................................... ............................................ B. LeRoy Davidson 76<br />

A Look at the Future ······ ..............· .........................................................HaI Stahly 78<br />

AIS Show Supplies ......................... .............................................................................83<br />

AIS Books ....................................... .............................................................................84<br />

Eugene Buckles ............................... .............................................................................85<br />

Edwin Rundledt Honored ............... .............................................................................85<br />

Botrytis ............................................ ......................................................John L. Maas 86<br />

Flight Lines ..................................... ......................................Peggy Burke Grey 91<br />

From the Editor's Desk .................... ...........................................................................100<br />

In Memoriam .................................. ...........................................................................102<br />

Announcements ............................. .......................................................................... 105<br />

Franklin Cook and President's Cups ...........................................................................106<br />

Advertising Directory ........................101 Introductions ...........................................105<br />

Advertising Rates ...............................107 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides .................................................108<br />

Affiliates ................................................6 Membership Rates ................................. 107<br />

Announcements ..................................105 Registrations ............................................105<br />

Change <strong>of</strong> Address ............................ 106 Sections ......................................................1<br />

Commercial Directory ...................... 108<br />

The picture on the front cover is that <strong>of</strong> SHIPSHAPE (Babson '68). It is more blue<br />

than our cover picture shows, and standards are more closed. Note the broad hafts,<br />

which was our reason for selecting the picture.


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #198 July 1970<br />

From the President's Desk ......... ..... ................................................W. T. Bledsoe 5<br />

The New York Convention ........ ..... .................................................... The Editors H<br />

Anatomy <strong>of</strong> a Convention .......... ..... .......................................................Betty Wood 21<br />

Annual President's Letter .. · ...... ..... · ................................................ W. T. Bledsoe 26<br />

Page <strong>of</strong> Presidents ..... ... ... . .... ..... ........................................................................... 27<br />

Epilogue ·· ........... · .. ...· . . .. · · .... ...............................................................................<br />

................... The Editors 28<br />

Pink Amoenas ....... · . ...· . . .... ..... ....................................................Phil Williams 30<br />

System Not Fair .... ...· . .. · ....· ..... ...............................................................................<br />

Bill Gunther 34.<br />

Overlooked Wonders ..... ... . .... · ... ......................................................Joseph Ghio 85<br />

New Jersey <strong>Iris</strong> Week .... ... . .... ..... .......................................................................... 37<br />

Reminescences 1970 ...... ... . .... ..... ...........................................Mabel Clare Jendel 38<br />

For Junior Members ....... ... . .... ..... .........................................................Betty Ray 41<br />

Transplanting Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es ............. ....................................................Jayne Ritchie 42<br />

Region V Youth Day ............... . ..... . .......................................................................... 43<br />

Bumbling Hybridizer .. · ......... · ... . ..................................................... Lorena Reid 44<br />

Florence Awards ...................... . ..... . .......................................................................... 46<br />

Hands Across the Border ......... . · .. · ..................................................... Betty Wood 47<br />

Stepping Out · ............... .......... . ..... . ............................................... Frances Keenan 47<br />

AIS Awards .................. .......... . ..... . .......................................................................... ,19<br />

Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>es · .. · .....· ........ . ... · ...................................................... C. W. Amy 54<br />

Early Wichita Bloom .. · .......... . ..... . ..........................................................Lucy Fry 58<br />

Editor's Desk ............................ . ..... . ......................................................................... 61<br />

Swiss <strong>Iris</strong> Friends .. · ................ . ..... . ..............................................Elizabeth Weber 66<br />

Growing <strong>Iris</strong>es in Idaho ............ · ..... . ................................................Wilma Vallette 69<br />

How Far South ...........· ............. . ..... . ...................................................Ellen Crouch 77<br />

Paul Cook-Practical Visionary .. · ....................................................... Bee Warburton 80<br />

Advertising Directory ...........................55 Introductions .............................................88<br />

Advertising Rates .................................89 <strong>Iris</strong> Slides ..................................................90<br />

Affiliates .................................................6 Membership Rates ....................................89<br />

Announcements ................................... 86 Minutes .....................................................86<br />

Change <strong>of</strong> Address .............................. 56 Registrations ............................................. 88<br />

Commercial Directory ......................... 90 Sections ......................................................1<br />

In Memoriam ....................................... 64 Youth ........................................................ 40<br />

The irises on the front cover are, from left to right, and from top to bottom:<br />

BUTTERED POPCORN (Palmer '70), KENTUCKY HILLS (Hinkle '69), ARCTIC<br />

FANTASY (Olson '70), TYCOON'S GOLD (Niswonger '68), MISS ILLINI (Varner<br />

'66) and PINK SLEIGH (Rudolph '70).


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #199 October 1970<br />

From the President's Desk ............................................................. W. T. Bledsoe 5<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es .......................................................................................................6, 20<br />

Wichi ta Convention ..................................................... ........................................ 7<br />

Wichita Gardens ...........................Jendel, Reynolds, Paulson, Torrey, Ohl,<br />

Ramsey, Wall ............................................................ .........................................8<br />

Median <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Publications ..........................................................................20<br />

Exhibition Committee Report ..................................... Dr. Clarke Cosgrove 22<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es from Many Parts<br />

Ralph and Helen Lewis .....................................................................................38<br />

Betty Wood ...... ' ..............................................................................................40<br />

Joe Ghio ........... ............................................................................................... 41<br />

Perry Parrish .... ................................................................................................44<br />

Myrtle Cox ....... ................................................................................................46<br />

Tell Muhlestein .................................................................................................48<br />

H. M. Parker ......................................................................................................50<br />

B. Y. Morrison Research Project ..........................................................................54<br />

Rebloomers ................................ ...................................... Charles V. Applegate 55<br />

Spurias ....................................... .................................................... Ila Crawford 56<br />

Foment the <strong>Society</strong> .................... ...................................................Earl Browder 59<br />

Judges Choice 1970 ................... ..........................................................................60<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> Awards ................. ......................................................................... 62<br />

Popularity Poll ........................... ......................................................................... 62<br />

B. 1. S. Awards .......................... ..........................................................................63<br />

Your Favorite <strong>Iris</strong> ...................... ..........................................................................64<br />

Erra ta Awards ........................... ..........................................................................64<br />

Dykes Medal Vote ..................... ..........................................................................65<br />

Golden Jubilee ........................... ....................................................Maude Dival 66<br />

From the Editor's Desk .............. ~ .......................................................................76<br />

AIS <strong>Historic</strong>al Report ................ .......................................... Helen McCaughey 81<br />

Rose and Pink Amoenas ............ .......................................................Jesse Wills 82<br />

Fragrance Garden ....................... .................................................... Mary Duvall 84<br />

Lord <strong>of</strong> June ............................... ........................................................Dora Wall 85<br />

<strong>Historic</strong>al .................................... ..........................................................................86<br />

Check List .................................. ....................................................................86, 87<br />

Clara Rees .................................. ..........................................................................88<br />

Advertising Directory ...................... 87<br />

Advertising Rates ............................. 88<br />

Affiliates ......................................6, 91<br />

Announcements ............................... 87<br />

Change <strong>of</strong> Address .......................6, 91<br />

Commercial Directory .....................91<br />

In Memoriam ................................... 73<br />

Introductions ...............................89, 90<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Slides ..........................................90<br />

Membership Rates ............................89<br />

Registrations ...............................89, 90<br />

Sections ..............................................1<br />

Youth ................................................72<br />

The irises on the front cover are, from left to right, and from top to bottom:<br />

ROBIN REDBREAST (Gaskill '67), PEARL KEMP (Sheaff '69), NORTHERN<br />

AIRE (Goodrock '65), ORVILLE FAY (McEwen '70), NIGHT FROST (C.<br />

Benson '71), RARE WINE (J. Nelson, R 69).


<strong>Table</strong> <strong>of</strong> <strong>Contents</strong> #200 Jan 1971<br />

From the President's Desk-W. T. Bledsoe .........................................................................5<br />

Anthocyanin Pattern-Dr. Peter Werckmeister ...................................................................7<br />

The Unique Plicata-Robert Schreiner .............................................................................. 13<br />

Bicolors, Plicatas-Keith Keppel ....................................................................................... 20<br />

When Is a Plicata-MayBelle Wright ................................................................................ 22<br />

Why Is a Plicata-Alice Atchison ...................................................................................... 23<br />

Plicata Inheritance-Fred and Mary Megson ..................................................................... 27<br />

Progenitor - Plicata-D. C. Nearpass ................................................................................. 31<br />

Plicata Patter-Jim Gibson ................................................................................................. 33<br />

Dwarf and Intermediate Plicatas-Bee Warburton ............................................................ 36<br />

A Heretic Looks at Plicata-Jean Witt .............................................................................. 39<br />

Wichita Convention ......................................................................................................... 51<br />

Personal Glimpses-Mabel Clare Jendel ........................................................................... 52<br />

Little Stranger-Anna Obermeyer ..................................................................................... 58<br />

AIS Judges for 1971-Dr. Hugo Wall ............................................................................... 59<br />

Bulletin Deadlines .............................................................................................................70<br />

New Jersey Rebloomer Show ...........................................................................................71<br />

Jones Meet Jones ..............................................................................................................71<br />

Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong> Meeting-Marie Caillet ...............................................................................72<br />

Dwarf <strong>Society</strong> Awards ......................................................................................................72<br />

New Board Member and New RVPs ................................................................................ 73<br />

Youth Program-Ann Dasch .............................................................................................. 74<br />

Beginning Flower Arrangement-Larry Harder .................................................................75<br />

Scientific Committee-Dr. Raymond Allen ....................................................................... 77<br />

Species .............................................................................................................................. 78<br />

Region 24 Fall Convention-Don Saxton ........................................................................... 80<br />

Flight Lines-Peggy Burke Grey ........................................................................................ 83<br />

Median <strong>Society</strong> Symposium ............................................................................................. 87<br />

Hybridizers Medal ............................................................................................................88<br />

Distinguished Service Medal ............................................................................................ 88<br />

In Memoriam .................................................................................................................... 89<br />

From the Editor's Desk ..................................................................................................... 90<br />

Color Classification 1971 .................................................................................................95<br />

Board Minutes .................................................................................................................. 98<br />

Treasurer's Report .......................................................................................................... 102<br />

Statement <strong>of</strong> Ownership .................................... .... 105


#201 April, 1971<br />

From the President's Desk .................................................... W. T. Bledsoe 5<br />

To Spray Or Not To Spray ..................................................... P. P. Pirone 28<br />

Convention ................................................................. Mabel Clare Jendel 33<br />

Convention at Wichita ......................................................................... 34, 35<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es Philadelphia ........................................................................... 36<br />

Judges ......................................................................................................... 38<br />

Garden Planning ..................................................................Elmira Purdy 38<br />

Growing and Showing .............................................................Mary Wais 40<br />

Reblooming Symposium ............................................................................ 47<br />

Symposium ........................................................................ Center four pages<br />

New RVPs ...................................................................................................49<br />

The Oranges ........................................................................ Roger Nelson 51<br />

Defensive Weapon ................................................................ Bill Gunther 53<br />

Youth ..........................................................................................................54<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Show in November ...............................................................................54<br />

Dig This Soil ..............................................................................Tom Ford 54<br />

Wise Up .............................................................................. Phil Williams 57<br />

Pollen Daubing Pixies ..............................................................Ann Dasch 59<br />

Bloom Dates ............................................................Mrs. Dan McNamara 60<br />

In Memoriam ..............................................................................................61<br />

Reblooming <strong>Iris</strong>es ................................................................. Jack Romine 63<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in the Garden ..............................................................Alice Higgins 64<br />

Control <strong>of</strong> Rust ..................................................................... Robert Raabe 65<br />

Siberian <strong>Iris</strong>es in California ..................................................Mark Rogers 66<br />

Flight Lines .................................................................................................82<br />

From Editor's Desk .....................................................................................77<br />

Advertising Directory .................86<br />

Advertising Rates ........................88<br />

Affiliates .............................6, 7, 89<br />

Announcements ..........................88<br />

Change <strong>of</strong> Address ...................... 90<br />

Commercial Directory ................ 90<br />

Introductions ...........................88,90<br />

Membership Dues ........................90<br />

Registrations ..........................88, 90<br />

Sections .........................................1<br />

Slides ...........................................89<br />

The front cover, left to right: Top row: HIGH LINE LA VEN-<br />

DER, McCown '68), BARCELONA (0. Brown '67). Middle row:<br />

DIPLOMACY (Keppel '66), PINK TAFFETA (Rudolph '68). Bot-<br />

tom row: WEST COAST (Knopf '68), SKYWATCH (C. Benson '64).


#202 July, 1971<br />

From the President's Desk .........................................................................W. T. Bledsoe 5<br />

Oregon Wants You in '72 ...................................................................... Bennett C. Jones 6<br />

The Wichita Warm Welcome ......................................................................Harry Kuesel 7<br />

Wichita 1972 .......................................................................................................Editors 16<br />

Development <strong>of</strong> Median <strong>Iris</strong>es ...................................................................Zula Hanson 29<br />

Floral Tourists ..................................................................................... James La Master 30<br />

The Finis .......................................................................................... Mabel Clare Jendel 32<br />

The Tall Bearded <strong>Iris</strong> and Its Future ............................................................... C. C. Hall 33<br />

Spurias ........................................................................................................Ila Crawford 38<br />

What's New in Collecting? ...........................................................................Alets Eggle 39<br />

Charming 40-Chromosome Siberians? ................................................ Currier McEwen 41<br />

Marguerite Hall <strong>Iris</strong> Test Garden .................................................................................... 42<br />

Norfolk Mini Tour ..................................................................................... Rena Kizziar 43<br />

McCown Wins Big .......................................................................................................... 44<br />

Paul Cook's Wide <strong>Iris</strong> World ..................................................................Bee Warburton 45<br />

Presidential Letter ....................................................................................W. T. Bledsoe 51<br />

Awards ............................................................................................................................. 52<br />

Theory on Improvement in Siberians .........................................William G. McGarvey 65<br />

In Memoriam ................................................................................................................... 73<br />

Flight Lines ......................................................................................Julius Wadekamper 74<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Chronicles ................................................................................................................. 79<br />

Youth-Views .............................................................................................Thomas Ford 80<br />

Youth Committee Recipe ............................................................................. Ann Dasch 80<br />

Minis for Mods ......................................................................................... Jerry Barnard 81<br />

Tom Thumb Junior Garden Club .................................................................................... 84<br />

Ford and Williams Evaluate .................................................................... W. T. Bledsoe 85<br />

From the Editor's Desk .................................................................................................... 86<br />

My Experiences with Plicatas ................................................................Wilma Vallette 95<br />

Advertising ..........................................101<br />

Advertising Rates ................................100<br />

Affiliates ..................................................6<br />

Announcements .....................................99<br />

Change <strong>of</strong> Address ..............................101<br />

Commercial Directory .........................109<br />

Introductions .........................................99<br />

Membership Dues ...............................101<br />

Registrations .........................................99<br />

Sections ...................................................1<br />

Slides ................................................... 100<br />

The front cover, left to right: Top row: MAJESTIC PRINCE<br />

(Schortman '71) and APROPOS (Babson '64). Bottom row: FLAME<br />

AND SAND (G. Carlson '68) and NINEVEH (Keppel '66).


#203 October 1971<br />

From the President's Desk ..................................................................................W. T. Bledsoe 5<br />

After One Year ...................................................................................................... Ed Pasahow 6<br />

Swan Lake Gardens .................................................................................Mrs. Wells E. Burton 8<br />

Exhibition Committee Report ..................................................................Dr. Clarke Cosgrove 9<br />

Making Memories .............................................................................................Roger Nelson 22<br />

Look <strong>of</strong> Love ................................................................................................. Hooker Nichols 27<br />

The Northeast ...................................................................................................... Ira E. Wood 32<br />

Pro<strong>of</strong> <strong>of</strong> the Pudding ........................................................................................ Joseph J. Ghio 34<br />

Median Varietal Comment ............................................................................. Bee Warburton 36<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es for 1971 ....................................................................................Ralph and Helen Lewis 41<br />

Spurias in Concert .........................................................................................James LaMaster 46<br />

Requiem to a Species ........................................................................................Bill Guenther 49<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in the Midwest ....................................................................................Dave Niswonger 51<br />

Varietal Comments .............................................................................................. Roy H. Hall 54<br />

Popularity Poll ..........................................................................................................................56<br />

Judges Choice ...........................................................................................................................57<br />

Walther Cup .............................................................................................................................59<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> Awards ................................................................................................................59<br />

Cal-Sibes ..................................................................................................................Jean Witt 60<br />

Oreg~ln in 1972 ................................................................................................ Bennett Jones 63<br />

Early Maturity ....................................................................................... Dr. Currier McEwen 65<br />

Scorch ......................................................................................................Julius Wadekamper 66<br />

Dallas Memorial Gardens .......................................................Joan Courtney-Marlin Carruth 67<br />

Flight Lines ..............................................................................................Julius Wadekamper 68<br />

Youthviews ........................................................................................................ Thomas Ford 78<br />

Turnin' on with Siberians ................................................................................Carla Coleman 80<br />

The Huntsville Junior <strong>Iris</strong> Club ........................................................................ The Members 81<br />

Incidental Intelligence ......................................................................................... Betty Wood 84<br />

From the Editor's Desk ............................................................................................................ 84<br />

Hamburg Exposition ................................................................................................................ 88<br />

Advertising Rates ......................................88<br />

Affiliates ......................................................6<br />

Announcements .........................................88<br />

Change <strong>of</strong> Address ....................................90<br />

Commercial Directory ...............................92<br />

Display Advertising ...................................91<br />

Introductions ....................................77,88,90<br />

Membership dues .......................................90<br />

Registrations ..............................................90<br />

Sections ....................................................... 1<br />

Slides .........................................................89<br />

Xhe front cover, left to right: Top row: CREDO (Babson '66)<br />

and BLUE FASCINATION (Schortman '71). Bottom row: RETA<br />

FRY (Terrell '66) and RIPPLING ROSE (Gibson '70).


#204 January 1972<br />

From President's Desk ................................................................................ Dr. Hugo Wall 7<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Books You Will Use Again and Again ................................................................... ..... 8<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es I Like ......................................................... .. ....................................Ron Mullin 9<br />

Foundation ........................................................... .. ...................................................... ... 15<br />

Florence Awards ................................................. .. ...................................................... ... 15<br />

Oregon Convention ............................................. .. ...................................................... ... 16<br />

Oregon ................................................................. .. ...................................................... ... 18<br />

Oregon in '72 ....................................................... .. ...................................................... ... 19<br />

Species ................................................................. .. ...................................................... ... 21<br />

Scorch .................................................................. .. ......................... Julius Wadekamper 21<br />

Variety Comments .............................................. .. ...................................... Don Saxton 25<br />

B.1.S. Jubilee ....................................................... .. .......................................................... 26<br />

Jones Garden ....................................................... .. ..................................Roberta Smith 27<br />

Collecting ............................................................ .. ..............................Gladys Goodrow 28<br />

Foundation Minutes ............................................ .. .......................................................... 28<br />

Plant Excitement ................................................. .. ..........................Eleanor Westmeyer 29<br />

Spurias ................................................................. .. .....................................Ray Chesnik 31<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Rust ............................................................... .. ................................... Robert Raabe 32<br />

Siberians Abroad ................................................. .. ........................Dr. Currier McEwen 33<br />

Botrytis ................................................................ .. ..............................Dr. R. S. Jackson 35<br />

Presidential Team ................................................ .. .......................................................... 41<br />

Moving Experience ............................................. .. ..............................Paul H<strong>of</strong>fmeister 43<br />

New Board Members ........................................" . .......................................................... 45<br />

Chairman <strong>of</strong> Judges ............................................. .. .......................................................... 45<br />

Distinguished Service Medals ............................. .. .......................................................... 47<br />

Hybridizers Medals ............................................. .. .......................................................... 47<br />

Statement <strong>of</strong> Ownership ...................................... .. .......................................................... 50<br />

Minnesota Arboretum ......................................... .. .......................................................... 51<br />

Membership ......................................................... .. .............................Glenn Corlew 52, 53<br />

Walther Cup ........................................................ .. ...........................................................54<br />

Southwestern Michigan Awards ......................... .. ...........................................................54<br />

Flight Lines ......................................................... .. ..........................Julius Wadekamper 55<br />

Scorch .................................................................. .. ...........................................................60<br />

Pr<strong>of</strong>ile .................................................................. .. .......................................................... 61<br />

Youth Views ........................................................ .. " ........................................................63<br />

Radical Views ..................................................... .. ........................................Perry Dyer 63<br />

In Memoriam ....................................................... .. ...........................................................67<br />

B.1.S. Jubilee ....................................................... .. ...........................................................68<br />

New RVPs ........................................................... .. ...........................................................69<br />

Judges '72 ............................................................ .. ...........................................................73<br />

Minutes ................................................................ .. ...........................................................88<br />

Treasurer ............................................................. .. ...........................................................91<br />

Advertising Directory .......................................... .. ...........................................................93<br />

Editor's Desk ....................................................... .. ...........................................................93<br />

Affiliates .............................................................. .. ...........................................................95<br />

Announcements ................................................... .. ...........................................................98<br />

Commercial Directory ......................................... .. .........................................................100<br />

AIS Show Supplies ............................................. .. .........................................................104<br />

The front cover, left to right: Top row: GRAND ROMANCE (Corlew '71),<br />

PATTI PAGE (Varner '71). Bottom row, CAPTIVE CLOUD (D. Palmer '71),<br />

LILAC TREAT (Niswonger '71).


#205 April 1972<br />

From the President's Desk .....................................................................Dr. Hugo Wall 5<br />

Special Tour ................................................................................................................... .....8<br />

Press Releases Wanted ..................................................................................Perry Parrish 8<br />

Oregon in 'n-The Third Day ........................................................................ Bennett Jones 9<br />

Convention Schedule .........................................................................................................10<br />

Oregon, Reflections and Anticipations ......................................Joe Gatty, Keith Keppel 12<br />

Sorcerers <strong>of</strong> Salem Town ................ ..........................................................Roger Nelson 15<br />

Luminata .......................................... ................................................ Median <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> 19<br />

Medal to Wilma Vallette ................. .................................................................................25<br />

Viruses ............................................. ......................................................... O. W. Barnett 27<br />

Region 14 Disease Survey ..............., ........................................................Robert Raabe 31<br />

Foundation Contributors .................. .................................................................................32<br />

Bloom Sequence .............................. .................................................... Carol McNamara 33<br />

Color Distribution PP ...................... .......................................................... Norman N oe 40<br />

Flower <strong>of</strong> Royalty ............................ .............................................................. Jim Morris 40<br />

Minnesota <strong>Iris</strong>ing ............................. .........................................................Glenn Hanson 41<br />

Close the Deal .................................. ..........................................................Glenn Corlew 42<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es for the Blind ........................... ................................................................. Jess Max 43<br />

The Wee Ones ................................. ................................................................. Lucy Fry 44<br />

James R. Welch, RVP ..................... ................................................................................. 46<br />

Flight Lines ...................................... .................................................Julius Wadekamper 47<br />

Youth Views .................................... ................................................................ Tom Ford 53<br />

Kevin Vaughn .................................. ................................................................................. 53<br />

Ann Dasch Says ............................... ................................................................................. 53<br />

A Game for Your Program .............. ................................................................................. 54<br />

In Memoriam ................................... ..................................................................................64<br />

Keep Your Eye on the Bull ............. .............................................................Tom Heston 65<br />

At the Species Level ........................ ..................................................... LeRoy Davidson 66<br />

Species Announcements .................. ..................................................................................68<br />

Regional Test Gardens .................... ....................................................... Robert Minnick 69<br />

From the Editor's Desk .................... ..................................................................................69<br />

Advertising Directory ......................70<br />

In Praise <strong>of</strong> Dwarfs .......................... ..........................................................Glenn Hanson 71<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es 1974 Roanoke .............. ................................................................................112<br />

B.I.S. Jubilee .................................... ................................................................................112<br />

Advertising Rates ................................114<br />

Affiliates .......................................... 6, 113<br />

Announcements ...................................111<br />

Introductions ........................................ 113<br />

Membership .........................................113<br />

Registration .......................................... 113<br />

Slides .................................................... 114<br />

The front cover, left to right: Top row: CARO NOME (Bob Brown '70),<br />

CHERUB CHOIR (Corlew '68). Bottom row: CHERRY JUBILEE (V. Wood '69),<br />

FLOATING ISLAND (Siberian: McEwen).


#206 July 1972<br />

From the President's Desk ........................................................................ Dr. Hugo Wall 5<br />

The Unusual Becomes the Usual ........................................................................Joe Ghio 7<br />

Oregon 1972 ....................................................................................................... Editors 12<br />

Memories <strong>of</strong> the Convention ....................................................................... Ron Mullin 21<br />

Cradle <strong>of</strong> Libertee .................................................................................Heiter-Newhard 27<br />

Philadelphia-<strong>Historic</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> City ........................................................ Dr. Edward Murray 28<br />

New Registrar ..................................................................................................................29<br />

Annual Presidential Letter ......................................................................Dr. Hugo Wall 30<br />

Life, Research and Sustaining Members .........................................................................31<br />

Perry Parrish ..................................... ..............................................................................32<br />

Wynn aline Stinson ........................... ..............................................................................32<br />

Mid-Winter Fun with <strong>Iris</strong> .................. ................................................... Gordon Gullion 33<br />

Paul Cook .......................................... .................................................... Bee Warburton 36<br />

Convention Awards .......................... ..............................................................................41<br />

AIS Awards ...................................... ..............................................................................42<br />

Rebloomers ....................................... ..............................................Dr. Lloyd Zurbrigg 47<br />

From the Editor's Desk ..................... ............................................................................. 51<br />

Mrs. Claxton McCrummen ............... ............................................................................. 53<br />

In Memoriam .................. ................. ..............................................................................53<br />

Color in the Garden ........ ................. ......................................Ann Dasch-Ed Hubbard 65<br />

Youth Views ........... ....... ................. .............................. ...............................................59<br />

Scorch ..................... , ..... '" ............. '" ........................... ..............Julius Wadekamper 63<br />

Sclerotium Rolfsii ... ....... ................. .............................. .................Clarence Denman 65<br />

H. H. Henkelman .... ....... ................. .............................. .............................................. 67<br />

Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>es ....... ....... ................. .............................. .............................................. 67<br />

Siberian <strong>Iris</strong>es ......... ....... ................. .............................. ............ Dr. Currier McEwen 68<br />

Florence Exposition ........ ................. .............................. .............................................. 70<br />

Tall Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es Abroad ............... ............................'" ..................... Esmond Jones 71<br />

B.I.S. Awards .................................... .............................. ...............................................74<br />

Flight Lines ....................................... .............................. .............................................. 75<br />

Currier McEwen ............................... .............................. ...............................................84<br />

25th Anniversary Ring ...................... .............................. .............................................. 84<br />

Advertising ....................................... .............................. ........................................ 85, 90<br />

Announcements ................................ .............................. .............................................. 91<br />

Commercial Directory ...................... .............................. .............................................. 92<br />

Advertising Rates .................................. 92<br />

Affiliates ...........................................6, 91<br />

Books ....................................... Cover 2, 3<br />

Check List ............................................. 35<br />

Introduction ........................................... 91<br />

Membership .......................................... 91<br />

Registrations .........................................91<br />

Slides .....................................................92<br />

COVER PICTURE is <strong>of</strong> BABBLING BROOK, the leader for the Dykes Medal<br />

as we go to press. CUP RACE, which, at the moment, is almost tied for<br />

the lead, will be the cover picture in January.


#207 October 1972<br />

From the President's Desk ... Dr. Hugo<br />

Wall 5<br />

Operation Transplant George Paul Watts 7<br />

Introductions Needed Kay Negus 14<br />

Good News A. F. Bloese 15<br />

Why Join a Robin Lea Dunbar 17<br />

Vigor and Remontancy Bill Skillman 19<br />

Twentieth Anniversary, Portland 21<br />

~edian. <strong>Iris</strong> Symposium ..... Torn Ford 22<br />

Show Garden, Switzerland 23<br />

Bacterial Leaf Blight . Bee Warburton 24<br />

From Whole Cloth Rosalie Beasley 25<br />

Tri-State Show 27<br />

A ~odel Show Clarence Denman 28<br />

Philadelphia 1973 Dr. Edward ~urray 29<br />

Youth Views Torn Ford 31<br />

Wichita Youth 32<br />

Brief Commercial ~essage Ann Dasch 33<br />

Hybridizers-Philadelphia Convention 34<br />

Intermediates for Conventions Charlotte Gantz 35<br />

Wild Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es <strong>of</strong> USA Bill Gunther 37<br />

In memoriam 39<br />

Exhibition Report 41<br />

Exhibition Certificates 57<br />

Judges Choice 58<br />

Popularity Poll 61<br />

High Commendation ..... 63<br />

Bylaws 65<br />

~inutes .................................................... 70<br />

Robins and Flight Lines 74<br />

How Did Your Garden Grow Harold Heiter 83<br />

One Gene Doth Not Plicata ~ake Alice Atchison 84<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>, I Love You Aleta Eggle 86<br />

AIS Color Classification Robert Hubley 89<br />

Advertising Rates 92 Affiliates<br />

..... 6, 91<br />

Membership 91<br />

Commercial Directory 93<br />

Introductions 91<br />

Registration 91<br />

Slides 92<br />

The cover pictures are <strong>of</strong> ELIZABETH STUART, (B. Jones '71); HI Top,<br />

(Knocke '72); and ARBITRATOR (Ferguson '66).


#208 January 1973<br />

From President's Desk .......................................................................Dr. Hugo Wall 5<br />

Philadelphia Convention ........................................................................................... ...... 7<br />

Philadelphia <strong>Iris</strong> Convention .....................................................Dr. Edward Murray 9<br />

Pod from Flower to Seed ...........................................................................Betty Wood 12<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Holiday ....................................................................................... Ron Mullin 13<br />

New RVPs ................................................................................................................. .... 18<br />

Membership Campaign .................................................................... Glenn Corlew 20<br />

Statement <strong>of</strong> Ownership .......................................................................................... ...... 22<br />

AIS Judges for 1973 ............................................................................... Carol Ramsey 23<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> .............................................................................................. Bill Gunther 36<br />

Presidential Team ........................................................................................................... 37<br />

New Directors .................................................................................................................37<br />

Distinguished Service Medals .........................................................................................38<br />

Hybridizers Medal .......................................................................................................... 39<br />

Dr. Denman Honored ..................................................................................................... 39<br />

Youthviews .................................................................................................................... 41<br />

Youth Column ............................................................................................. Ann Dasch 41<br />

Backyards and Breakers ....................................................................... Robert Bagwell 42<br />

Hybridizing and Checklists ........................................................................... Tom Ford 43<br />

American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Foundation ..................................................................................45<br />

Robin Section ........................................................................................Leda Christlieb 47<br />

Flight Lines .................................................................................... Julius Wadekamper 48<br />

Awards ............................................................................................................................58<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Dietes ......................................................................................................Al Motsch 59<br />

Dying Blossoms-for Dyeing ...................................................................... Betty Wood 60<br />

Mid American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> ............................................................... Dagmar Fondoble 61<br />

Siberian Diversity .................................................................................Bee Warburton 62<br />

Spurias-Ample Feeding .............................................................................Ila Crawford 65<br />

At the Species Level .............................................................................. Roy Davidson 66<br />

Senior Citizens ................................................................................................................69<br />

B. 1. S. Jubilee .......................................................................................Hubert Fischer '70<br />

Advertising Directory .....................................................................................................73<br />

Portland '72 .................................................................................................David Sindt 74<br />

1972 <strong>Iris</strong> Rainbow ................................................................................... Richard Sloan 76<br />

Oregon from Down Under ........................................................Gwen and Les Donnell 79<br />

Once upon a Time ................................................................................ Elmer Tiemann 81<br />

From the Editor's Desk ....................................................................................................82<br />

In Memoriam ...................................................................................................................84<br />

AIS Minutes ....................................................................................................................84<br />

Foundation Minutes ........................................................................................................ 89<br />

Financial Statement .........................................................................................................90<br />

Announcements ...............................................................................................................92<br />

Affiliates .................................................6<br />

Advertising Rates ..................................92<br />

Commercial Directory ..........................93<br />

Membership Rates .................................92<br />

Show Supplies .......................................46<br />

Slides .................................................... 93<br />

THE COVER PICTURE is <strong>of</strong> CUP RACE, the runnerup for the 1972 Dykes<br />

Medal. In fact, CUP RACE led at several times during the voting, and<br />

three days before the end <strong>of</strong> the talley, was in the lead.


#209 April 1973<br />

From the President's Desk. " .............................................................. Dr. Hugo Wall 5<br />

Affilia tes ........................................................................................Glenn F. Hanson 5<br />

Convention Program .................................................................................................. .......8<br />

Philadelphia's Hinterland ........................................................... Dr. Edward Murray 10<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es 1974 .................................................................................... Rena Crumpler 12<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es 1975 ...............................................................................Barbara Serdynski 13<br />

Chicagoland Gardens ................................................................................ Barbara Ross 14<br />

Information on Dietes ................................................................................................ .....18<br />

Corrected Nomenclature ............................................................ B. LeRoy Davidson 19<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in 1972 ............................................................................. Ralph and Helen Lewis 25<br />

Random Remarks on Color ............................................................................... Jo Jones 28<br />

Status <strong>of</strong> Pardanthopis ................................................................................Dr. Lee Lenz 29<br />

Varietal Comments from Down Under .......................................................Gilbert Cole 32<br />

Dallas Memorial Gardens .......................................................................Marlin Carruth 33<br />

Botanic Garden, New Zealand .................................................................... Betty Wood 34<br />

Talk Is Cheap .............................................................................................Perry Parrish 36<br />

Anthocyanin Pigments in TB <strong>Iris</strong>es ........................................... Wynne and Henderson 37<br />

Weed Control ............................................................................................. Peter F. Rice 44<br />

<strong>Historic</strong>al Report ...............................................................................Helen McCaughey 47<br />

Mid America Median Tour ..............................................................................................48<br />

Louisianas Everywhere ............................................................................... Joseph Ghio 49<br />

Somewhat Deflated ..............................................................................William Gunther 50<br />

B. Y. Morrison Research Report ......................................................................................52<br />

Vienna Competition .........................................................................................................89<br />

Robins .................................................................................................. Leda Christlieb 103<br />

Flight Lines ................................................................................... Julius Wadekamper 104<br />

In Memoriam ...................................................................................................................III<br />

Youth Views ............................................................................................. Ford, Dasch 113<br />

From the Editor's Desk ................................................................................................... 114<br />

Announcements .............................................................................................................. 115<br />

Commercial Directory ................................................................................................... 116<br />

The Cover Picture is <strong>of</strong> ERMINE ROBE, the beautiful and popular white<br />

which received an AM in 1972.


#210 July 1973<br />

From the President's Desk .................................................................Dr. Hugo Wall 5<br />

Affiliates .................................................................................................................... .......5<br />

Awards Structure ....................................................................................................... .......6<br />

A Different Convention in '74 ................................................................................... .......7<br />

Johnny <strong>Iris</strong>seed ...................................................................................... Jess A. Max 9<br />

Median Diary .......................................................................................... Carol Ramsey 13<br />

Philadelphia: Good and Plenty ....................................................... Dr. Edward Murray 19<br />

The Philadelphia Story ..................................................................................Hal Stahly 25<br />

Philadelphia '73 ........................................................................................... The Editors 35<br />

Notice to Introducers .................................................................................... Kay Negus 46<br />

Awards ............................................................................................................................ 47<br />

Florence Awards ............................................................................................................. 53<br />

Annual Presidential Letter ..................................................................... Dr. Hugo Wall 54<br />

Test Gardens, National and Regional .......................................................Harry Kuesel 54<br />

Test Garden Notice ......................................................................................................... 57<br />

Golden Anniversary Medal ............................................................................................. 57<br />

In Memoriam ................................................................................................................... 58<br />

Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong> Week ........................................................................................................ 59<br />

Sylvester Burke ............................................................................................................... 60<br />

Mabel C. Smith ............................................................................................................... 60<br />

Advertising Directory ..................................................................................................... 62<br />

Don't Damn It ................................................................................................Bill Simon 63<br />

New Zealand-Australia ....................................................................................................64<br />

Reblooming <strong>Iris</strong> Symposium ...........................................................................................65<br />

From the Editor's Desk .....................................................................................................65<br />

Dwarf and Median <strong>Iris</strong> Trip ............................................................Julius Wadekamper 71<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Land USA ............................................................................................Perry Parrish 73<br />

Mid America Median Meeting .........................................................................................74<br />

Down Under ........................ , ......................................................Bellegamba-Newman 75<br />

AIS Foundation ................... ............................................................................................77<br />

Research Members .............. ............................................................................................78<br />

Sustaining Members ............ ............................................................................................78<br />

Youth Views ....................... ........................................................................Ford-Dasch 79<br />

Robins ................................. ..................................................................Leda Christlieb 81<br />

Flight Lines ......................... ........................................................... Julius Wadekamper 81<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es in Texas ..................... .................................................................... Cathy Hopper 89<br />

Announcements ................... ............................................................................................91<br />

Commercial Directory ......... ............................................................................................92<br />

The cover picture is <strong>of</strong> LIME FIZZ (Schreiners '69), which garnered the<br />

second most votes for the Award <strong>of</strong> Merit in 1972.


#211 October 1973<br />

From the President's Desk ...................................................................Dr. Hugo Wall 5<br />

Overview <strong>of</strong> 1974 Convention ......................................................... F. G. Stephenson 7<br />

Tour Gardens 1974 .......................................................................... E. Roy Epperson 14<br />

Bloomtime '73 ........................................................................................... Ron Mullin 17<br />

Region 17's Convention .......................................................................Dr. C. P. Denman 20<br />

Growing <strong>Iris</strong> in Arizona Desert ..........................................................Fred Wickenkamp 21<br />

Youthviews ................................................................................................. Thomas Ford 25<br />

Birds Pick Bargains ........................................................................................Ann Dasch 25<br />

News <strong>of</strong> Youth ................................................................................................Ann Dasch 27<br />

State <strong>of</strong> the Nation, youth ...............................................................................Ann Dasch 29<br />

Apogon Show .............................................................................................. Ila Crawford 37<br />

Flight Lines ....................................................................................... Julius Wadekamper 31<br />

Silver Anniversary Wichita ............................................................................Leota Dyer 39<br />

Test Garden Chairman ....................................................................................................... 42<br />

Exhibition Committee Report ..........................................................Dr. Clarke Cosgrove 43<br />

Exhibition Certificates .....................................................................Dr. Clarke Cosgrove 60<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> Awards ................................................................................................... ..... 61<br />

Regional Test Garden Awards ..................................................................................... ..... 61<br />

Randolph Files ............................................................................... Helen McCaughey 62<br />

Judges Choice .............................................................................................................. ..... 63<br />

HC's .............................................................................................................................. ..... 66<br />

Australian Convention ................................................................................................. ..... 67<br />

Minutes AIS Board ...................................................................................................... ..... 69<br />

Minutes RVP-Board .................................................................................................... ..... 73<br />

Minutes AIS Foundation .............................................................................................. ..... 73<br />

In Memoriam ............................................................................................................... ......74<br />

Dr. Caroline Dorman ................................................................................ Inez Conger 75<br />

It Never Hurts To Try .................................................................................... Roy H. Hall 75<br />

The Insistent <strong>Iris</strong> ........................................................................................Lincoln Atkiss 77<br />

The Good and Plenty Convention .................................................... Raymond J. Blicharz 78<br />

Popularity Poll ....................................................................................................................84<br />

From the Editor's Desk .......................................................................................................87<br />

Advertising ..........................................................................................................................89<br />

Announcements ..................................................................................................................91<br />

Commercial Directory ........................................................................................................92<br />

AIS Supplies .........................................................................................................Covers 2, 3<br />

The cover picture is <strong>of</strong> TOUCHE, Melba Hamblen's popular 1969 introduc-<br />

tion.


#212 January 1974<br />

Florence, May 1973 Thornton Abell 11<br />

Annual Statement C. W. Benson 16<br />

The Silver Screen Bryce Williamson 17<br />

Officers, 1974 27<br />

New RVP's 28<br />

Hybridizers Medal 31<br />

Neva Sexton-Double Winner Editor 32<br />

Commercial Grower Experiences 33<br />

In Memoriam 37<br />

Robins Program Explained Mrs. Meredith Christlieb 39<br />

Flight Lines Julius Wadekamper 40<br />

AIS Judges for 1974 Carol Ramsey 46<br />

Registration Kay Negus 57<br />

Presby, 1973 Mrs. F. P. Walther 59<br />

AIS Annual Convention 68<br />

Come to Roanoke W. D. Kelley 69<br />

Preview: Region 4 in '74 Dr. D. C. Nearpass 70<br />

An Invitation Mrs. A. W. Rice 74<br />

Tentative Schedule-Roanoke 74<br />

A Very, Very Special Invitation-Prices 76<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es Are for Learning Ann Dasch 76<br />

Congratulations, Perry Dyer Ann Dasch 78<br />

Summary <strong>of</strong> Funds, Reserves and Liabilities 79<br />

Spurias: Old and New McCown 81<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> in Silver Aleta Eggle 84<br />

The cover picture is <strong>of</strong> PINK TAFFETA, Nate Rudolph's popular iris.<br />

From the President's Desk Dr.<br />

Nebraska-Home <strong>of</strong> Adverse Conditions Ro


#213 April 1974<br />

From the President's Desk ...................................................................Dr. Hugo Wall 5<br />

From the Guest Editors <strong>of</strong> This Issue .......................................... Ira and Betty Wood 5<br />

Dr. J. Arthur Nelson .......................................................................... Melba Hamblen 7<br />

Messages from Australia, England, and New Zealand .....................................................10<br />

Affiliates ...................................................................................................................... .....11<br />

AIS Annual Convention, Roanoke, Virginia ............................................................... .....12<br />

Errata ........................................................................................................................... .....14<br />

Optimism in Region 4 ..................................................................... F. G. Stephenson 15<br />

Convention in '74- Virginia Is for <strong>Iris</strong> Lovers ................................. Rena Crumpler 16<br />

Notice to Hybridizers ........................................................................Harry B. Kuesel 19<br />

Rebloom in the 1974 Convention Beds .............................................. Lloyd Zurbrigg 20<br />

Another Convention Garden ........................................................... F. G. Stephenson 21<br />

Holly-Rock Gardens .......................................................................... Jeanne W. Price 22<br />

Radford and Blacksburg Gardens ....................................................... Lloyd Zurbrigg 23<br />

Have You Seen a U.F.O.? .................................................................Franklin E. Carr 25<br />

How To Register an <strong>Iris</strong> Name .................................................................................... ..... 25<br />

Problems in Bearded <strong>Iris</strong> Classification ............................................. Bee Warburton 26<br />

Pr<strong>of</strong>ile: Stephana Woodside ........................................................................................ .....31<br />

Factors Influencing Germination <strong>of</strong> Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> Seeds and Health<br />

<strong>of</strong> the Sprouted Seedlings .............................................................Currier McEwen 32<br />

The Australian <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Convention, 1974 ......................................Rita Caldwell 37<br />

Greetings from New Zealand ...............................................................Mrs. M. Snow 41<br />

Wallace Stevens .......................................................................................................... .....41<br />

AIS Australia-New Zealand Tour ...................................................... Margaret Zurbrigg 42<br />

Welcome, New Top Robin ................................................................. Leda Christlieb 43<br />

Flight Lines ...................................................................................Julius Wadekamper 45<br />

Don't Discard Me ....................................................................................Larry L. Harder 45<br />

International Symposium on <strong>Iris</strong> ....................................................................................... 47<br />

Youth Views ...................................................................................................................... 48<br />

Youth Committee Gains New Member ...................................................... Ann Dasch 49<br />

More for the Money for Young <strong>Iris</strong>arians ........................................David Mohr 51<br />

Further Experience with Tetraploid Siberian <strong>Iris</strong>es Currier McEwen 52<br />

Pr<strong>of</strong>ile: Leo Clark, AriLarean ....................................................................Ray Leech 56<br />

Pink Amnenas Yes, But ......................................................................... Dave Niswonger 58<br />

Pr<strong>of</strong>ile: Lowell G. Harder ........................................................................ ......................... 62<br />

A Distinguished Weaver in <strong>Iris</strong>dom ........................................Clarence P. Denman 63<br />

AIS Publications ...................................................................................... ....................... 109<br />

In Memoriam ........................................................................................... ....................... 110<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> the Board <strong>of</strong> Directors Meeting ............................................ ....................... 112<br />

Requirements for Affiliation ................................................................... ....................... 118<br />

Advertisers' Directory .............................................................................. ....................... 119<br />

Errata, 1973 Awards ................................................................................ ........................119<br />

Announcements: Dues and Advertising Rates ........................................ ....................... 120<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es for Michigan, 1976 .............................................................. ....................... 121<br />

1974 New Membership Campaign .......................................................... ........................122<br />

Membership Campaign Winners ............................................................. ........................123<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Slides for Rental ............................................................................ Leon C. Wolford 123<br />

AIS Show Supplies ...........................................................................................................124<br />

Commercial Directory ......................................................................................................125<br />

The Cover Picture is <strong>of</strong> DUSKY DANCER (Luihn, 1967), H. M. '68; A.M. '70;<br />

the dark violet black iris with personality that won seventh position in<br />

the Popularity Poll for 1973.


#214 July 1974<br />

The Cover Picture is <strong>of</strong> ... MRS. IRA NELSON (Arny 1969) which won<br />

the Debaillon Award in 1973.<br />

Photos <strong>of</strong> Convention by Harry Kuesel.<br />

From the President's Desk .............................................................. Dr; Hugo Wall 5<br />

AIS Convention 1975 ............................................................................................. .........6<br />

Progress with Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>es ...............................................Charles W. Arny, Jr. 7<br />

California Comments .........................................................................Keith Keppel 12<br />

Carry Me to Old Virginny .................................................................. Joseph Ghio 21<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es for 1975 Convention ..............................................Barbara Serdynski 24<br />

The Nenon Garden in Virginia ................................................... , Harry B. Kuesel 25<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>es I Liked at the 1974 Convention ......................................Julius Wadekamper 27<br />

Roanoke and Points West ......................................................................Perry Dyer 28<br />

An <strong>Iris</strong> Discussion ..........................................................................Larry L. Harder 33<br />

Siberian <strong>Iris</strong>es at the National Convention ..............................Julius Wadekamper 36<br />

The Alphabet and the <strong>Iris</strong> Breeder .................................................... Ben R. Hager 38<br />

Weed Control in <strong>Iris</strong>es ........................................H. C. Mohr and D. C. Milbocker 40<br />

AIS Foundation Contributions ................................................................................ ....... 43<br />

Annual Presidential Letter .......................'" . ..................................Dr. Hugo Wall 45<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> AIS Foundation Meeting ............ .....................................Cliff Benson 45<br />

From the Guest Editor <strong>of</strong> this Issue .............. ................................ Perry L. Parrish 46<br />

Awards .......................................................... .......................................................... ...... 47<br />

Nathan Rudolph ............................................ ..............................Clarence Blocher 53<br />

A Median Review ......................................... .......................................... Joe Gatty 55<br />

Notice to Introducers .................................... ........................................Kay Negus 57<br />

At the Species Level ..................................... ...................................Roy Davidson 58<br />

Miniature Tall Bearded Comment ................ ...........................................Jean Witt 60<br />

A Report on the <strong>Iris</strong> Borer ............................ .......................................... Len Jugle 61<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Seed Pod Borer ....................................... .......................... Julius Wadekamper 62<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es for Michigan 1976 .................... ....................................Lila Howland 64<br />

In Memoriam ................................................ .......................................................... .......65<br />

Robins ........................................................... ...................................Faye Edelman 68<br />

Flight Lines ...................................................: ........................ Julius Wadekamper 69<br />

Youth Views ................................................. ..........................................Tom Ford 78<br />

Youth Wins Top Honors in Tulsa ............ .............................. Robert S. Benton 79<br />

Happiness in Huntsville ............................ .......................................................... .......80<br />

Ann Salutes Young Conventioneers ......... ........................................ Ann Dasch 80<br />

Happy Faces ............................................. ...................................Robert Benton 81<br />

Advertising Directory ................................... .......................................................... .......81<br />

Reflections on Twenty-five Years in <strong>Iris</strong>dom .............................. William H. Peck 83<br />

Hot Springs Proclamation ........................................................................................ .......90<br />

Announcements ....................................................................................................... .......91<br />

Commercial Directory ............................................................................................. .......92


#215 October 1974<br />

San Diego <strong>Iris</strong> Convention 1975 ....................................................................... Penny Bunker 6<br />

Siberian Ramblings ...........................................................................................Steve Varner 10<br />

Grow Japanese <strong>Iris</strong> the Easy Way ................................................................. Adolph J. Vogt 11<br />

Lights, Camera, Action .............................................................................. Dorothy Howard 15<br />

Standard Dwarfs 1974 ............................................................................................Carol Ramsey 16<br />

I Like Plics-So What Else Is New ........................................................ Raymond J. Blicharz 17<br />

Louisianas In A California Garden ..................................................................... Mary Dunn 19<br />

Judges' Choice .........................................................................................................................21<br />

Popularity Poll ........................................................................................................................ 23<br />

Exhibition Committee Report .....................................................................Clarke Cosgrove 26<br />

Exhibition Certificates .............................................................................................................27<br />

HC's .........................................................................................................................................28<br />

Show Reports ......................................................................................................................... 31<br />

The International <strong>Iris</strong> Competition in Florence, 1974 ............................................Betty Wood 44<br />

Helpful Garden Hints ................................................................................. C. L. Waltermire 48<br />

The $10,000 Club ......................................................................................Helen McCaughey 50<br />

International <strong>Iris</strong> Symposium, Czechoslovakia 1974 . Bee Warburton 50<br />

Spurias in the Midwest ......................................................................Dave Niswonger 57<br />

The Booster Spirit <strong>of</strong> The High Plains <strong>of</strong> Texas .. Clarence P. Denman 60<br />

Progress with Reblooming <strong>Iris</strong>es ...............................................Clarence P. Denman 60<br />

The Response <strong>of</strong> Tall Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es to Herbicide<br />

Mulch Combinations ................................................... F. W. Dickinson & A. E. Einert 62<br />

Rebloomer is Best in Show ............................................................Robert E. Creviston, S1'. 68<br />

When I Was 31, It Was a Very Good Year ..................................................Roger R. Nelson 69<br />

From the Guest Editor <strong>of</strong> This Issue ...................................................................Ron Mullin 72<br />

The Best <strong>of</strong> Parents ..................................................................................... Clarke Cosgrove 74<br />

Birth <strong>of</strong> a Tradition? .............................................................................................Ann Dasch 76<br />

Convention Phobia '74 .......................................................................................Michelle Ritchie 77<br />

Flight Lines .............................................................................................Julius Wadekamper 79<br />

Minutes AIS Board ................................................................................................................. 86<br />

Minutes AIS Foundation Trustees .......................................................................................... 90<br />

Minutes Joint RVP/Directors ................................................................................................. 90<br />

Slide Rental ............................................................................................................................ 92<br />

Commercial Directory ............................................................................................................ 92<br />

The Cover Picture is KILT LILT, Jim Gibson's 1970 introduction which won<br />

an AM in 1973.<br />

From the President's Desk ...................: .................................................... D<br />

Affiliates <strong>of</strong> the American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> ....................................................Gl<br />

Garden <strong>Iris</strong>es Revised ............................................................................... M


BULLETIN 215, October 1974<br />

#216 January 1975<br />

ERRATA<br />

-page 21, Judges' Choice 1974. Two irises were inadvertently omitted<br />

from the Tall Bearded list: Winner's Circle (Plough) with 127 votes,<br />

and Starring Role (Palmer) with 69 votes.<br />

-page 74, "The Best <strong>of</strong> Parents," paragraph four. The pollen parent <strong>of</strong><br />

Swan Ballet was not Great Lakes; it was Muhlestein 47-18 which is<br />

Azure Skies X 44-59: Shining Waters x Buto. This information appears<br />

in "Corrections in Earlier Registrations," page one <strong>of</strong> the booklet Regis-<br />

trations and Introductions in 1969.<br />

Cover Photograph: Tall bearded iris PINK SLEIGH (Nathan Rudolph 1970),<br />

the popular 1973 Award <strong>of</strong> Merit winner.<br />

From the President's Desk ............... Dr. Clarke Cosgrove .........................................4<br />

You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too ...................... William T. Bledsoe ...........5<br />

From the Guest Editor ............. Philip Edinger ............................................. ............7<br />

Convention Program: See You in San Diego in '75 ........................ ...........................9<br />

Convention Registration Information ............................................. .........................10<br />

Central California Invitation ..............W. B. Schortman ............... .........................10<br />

Nineteen From Region 15 .................. Sanford Roberts ...................." ....................... 11<br />

Pacific Thoughts .............. Ed Pasahow .......................................... .........................14<br />

European <strong>Iris</strong> Tour ................ Bee Warburton ............................... .........................16<br />

Distinguished Service Medals ......................................................... .........................22<br />

Hybridizers' Medals ........................................................................ .........................24<br />

New Presidential Team ................................................................... .........................26<br />

New Directors ................................................................................. .........................27<br />

New Regional Vice Presidents ........................................................ .........................28<br />

The Origin <strong>of</strong> the C. G. White Hybrids ..................Thomas M. Wilkes ..................32<br />

What's New in <strong>Iris</strong> Borer Control ................ Dennis M. Dunbar ..............................44<br />

Robins ......... Faye Edelman ....................... .............................................................48<br />

Flight Lines ............Fred Spahn ................. .............................................................49<br />

International News ...................................... ............................................................. 57<br />

In Memoriam ............................................... .............................................................59<br />

At the Species Level .............. Roy Davidson ...........................................................61<br />

AIS Judges for 1975 ................ Carol Ramsey ........................................................... 64<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> Board <strong>of</strong> Directors' Meeting ................................................................... 76<br />

AIS Financial Statement ........................................................................................... 83<br />

1974 Membership Campaign Winners ........................................................................84<br />

1975 Membership Campaign Announcement .............................................................85<br />

Statement <strong>of</strong> Ownership, Management, and Circulation .......................................... 86<br />

Affiliates ................................................ 6 Photographers ........................................ 92<br />

Advertising Rates ................................91 Publications, Medals .............................. 96<br />

Announcements ................................... 56 Section Dues .........................................91<br />

Commercial Directory ......................... 93 Show Supplies ............................... cover 3<br />

Membership Rates ............................... 91 Slides and Rental ................................... 92


Affilia tes .......................................... 4<br />

Contributions .................................. 12<br />

Announcements .............................. 23<br />

Advertisers ..................................... 40<br />

Advertising Rates ........................... 90<br />

Membership Campaign ...................62<br />

Membership Rates ...........................90<br />

Section Dues ...................................90<br />

Commercial Directory .....................95<br />

AIS Publications .............................99<br />

AIS Rental Slides ............................ 58<br />

AIS Show Supplies ....................... 100<br />

Photographs in this issue: Rosa B.<br />

VanValkenburgh (pp. 14, 16, 24-25).<br />

Betty Wood (p. 26).<br />

COVER PHOTOGRAPH: Tall<br />

bearded iris GRAND WALTZ<br />

(Schreiner 1970), an Award <strong>of</strong> Merit<br />

winner in 1973.<br />

#217 April 1975<br />

From the President's Desk .................................................. Dr. Clarke Cosgrove 7<br />

San Diego Is Excitement ................................................Walter & Penny Bunker 9<br />

It's Not Too Late for '76 ................................................................. Jill Copeland 9<br />

The Reblooming <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong>: Organization<br />

and Activities ...................................................................Raymond G. Smith 10<br />

Median <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Display Gardens ............................................ Betty Wood 13<br />

Diary from 'Down under' ..........................................Rosa B. VanValkenburgh 13<br />

Young Ideas Abroad ................................. Ann Dasch, Debbie Beasley 19<br />

The New Zealand <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Convention .................................... Betty Wood 21<br />

Some Shots from 'Down under' ...........................................................................24<br />

Invitation to New Zealand ...................................................... Mrs. C. J. Cotton 26<br />

Antiques, Anyone? .................................................................... Leda Christlieb 27<br />

We Need a 'Blue-Violet' Color Class .....................................Albert F. deGroat 31<br />

A Progress Report on Control <strong>of</strong><br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Leaf Spot ...............................................Raabe, Hurlimann and Farnham 33<br />

Japan in June ................................................................................ Helen Carney 34<br />

More Awards for Medians ..............................................................Betty Wood 35<br />

In Memoriam ....................................................................................................... 37<br />

From the Editor's Desk ........................................................................................ 38<br />

The AIS Slide Program ............................................................D. C. N earp ass 41<br />

Robins ......................................................................................... Faye Edelman 43<br />

Flight Lines ......................................................................................Fred Spahn 44<br />

Youth Views .................................................................................... Ann Dasch 56<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es for Memphis ............................................................. Helen Carney 60<br />

National Test Garden <strong>Iris</strong> ....................................................... Mrs. R. N. Miller 61


Sid DuBose: 36, 37<br />

Larry Harder: 81 (top)<br />

W. G. Sindt: 7 (top right),<br />

(top), 23 (bottom left)<br />

Rosa Belle Van Valkenburgh: 7<br />

(top left), 8 (bottom), 12, 15<br />

(bottom), 17 (top), 19, 21, 23<br />

(top all, bottom right), 24, 26<br />

(bottom)<br />

#218 July 1975<br />

From the President's Desk ..................................................................................... 2<br />

Recollections <strong>of</strong> San Diego ................................................................................... 4<br />

It's Michigan in '76 ............................................................................Bill Simon 27<br />

Thoughts from the Editor ................................................................................. .. 28<br />

Perspective ........................................................................................................ .. 29<br />

Paul Cook-The Classic Progenitor Work ............................Frank Galyon and<br />

Bee Warburton 30<br />

Exploring a Noble Heritage ......................................................... Philip Edinger 36<br />

Making Gardens <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es ........................................................... George Waters 41<br />

<strong>Historic</strong>al Highlights <strong>of</strong> the <strong>Iris</strong> ...................................................Nancy Ben ton 44<br />

Support the American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Foundation ...............................Bill Bledsoe 51<br />

Robins ...................................................................................................................56<br />

Flight Lines ...........................................................................................................57<br />

Youth-Views .........................................................................................................65<br />

Preliminary Evaluation <strong>of</strong> Insecticides for<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> Borer Control ...............................................................Richard Lindquist 67<br />

Guidelines for Garden Reporting .........................................................................69<br />

Publicity Begins at Home .....................................................................................70<br />

1975 New Membership Campaign .......................................................................71<br />

In Memoriam ........................................................................................................72<br />

Annual Presidential Letter ....................................................................................74<br />

Minutes, American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Foundation Board <strong>of</strong><br />

Trustees Meeting (1974) ............................................................................ .<br />

Minutes, Board <strong>of</strong> Directors' Meetings (spring) ............................................. .<br />

1977 Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es Invitation ............................................................................ .<br />

Affilia tes, Affiliation ......................83<br />

Advertising Rates ............................82<br />

Announcements ...............................80<br />

Commercial Directory 93<br />

PHOTOGRAPHERS<br />

7<br />

4<br />

76<br />

8<br />

4<br />

Membership Rates ...........................82<br />

Publications, Medals .......................82<br />

Section Dues ....................................82<br />

Slides ...............................................87<br />

Adolph Vogt: 25 (bottom), 26<br />

(top)<br />

8 George Waters: 7 (bottom), 25<br />

(top, cen ter), 26 (center)<br />

Weezy Wold: 4<br />

Edith Wolford: 70<br />

Betty Wood: 15 (top), 17 (bot-<br />

tom), 81 (bottom)<br />

Cover Photograph: Standard Dwarf Bearded GINGERBREAD MAN<br />

(Bennett Jones 1969), winner <strong>of</strong> the 1974 Cook-Douglas Medal.


#219 October 1975<br />

From the President's Desk ....................................................................................2<br />

Thoughts from the Editor .....................................................................................4<br />

1975 AIS Awards .................................................................................................5<br />

International Awards, 1975 ................................................................................12<br />

In Memoriam .....................................................................................................13<br />

The AIS Foundation Is on the Way .......................................... W. T. Bledsoe 15<br />

Foster Memorial Plaque Awarded<br />

Bee Warburton ...........................................................Barbara Whitehouse 16<br />

The Editorial Staff ...........................................................................................18<br />

The Culture and Hybridizing <strong>of</strong> Siberian <strong>Iris</strong>es: A Short History<br />

and Report on Current Work .............................................W. G. McGarvey 20<br />

Japanese in a Few "Easy" Lessons ...........................................Thornton Abell 28<br />

Understanding Japanese Culture ..................................................... Ben Hager 30<br />

Perspective .........................................................................................................32<br />

Paul Crook-Further Progenitor Work .. F. Galyon B. Warburton 33<br />

Vintage Year ................................................................................Larry Harder 41<br />

Robins ................................................................................................................46<br />

Flight Lines ........................................................................................................47<br />

Youth-Views ......................................................................................................55<br />

At the Species Level ..........................................................................................58<br />

Exhibition Committee Report-1975 ......................................... Rena Crumpler 65<br />

Award Winners-AIS Shows-1975 .....................................................................66<br />

Exhibition Certificates-AIS Shows-1975 ..........................................................82<br />

Changes in Exhibition Procedures ........................................... Rena Crumpler 84<br />

Region 19 Test Garden Review .........................................................................85<br />

Minutes, AIS Foundation Board <strong>of</strong> Trustees Meeting .......................................86<br />

AIS Strength Report ....................... ...................................................................86<br />

Advertising Rates ........................... 88 Membership Information ....................88<br />

Affiliates, Affiliation ...................... 89 Publications, Supplies .........................92<br />

Announcements .............................. 87 Section Dues ........................................88<br />

Commercial Directory ................... 93 Slides ...................................................90<br />

ERRATA<br />

BULLETIN 218, July 1975<br />

-page 11. I homachita is not a species but is the clone HOMACHITA,<br />

a selected form <strong>of</strong> I. nelsonii (the specific name for the Louisiana<br />

irises originally known as the "Abbeville Reds").<br />

-page 54. Under contributions to the AIS Foundation, in memory <strong>of</strong><br />

J. Arthur Nelson, it should read Mr. Henry Danielson (Illinois).<br />

Thornton Abell: 29<br />

Larry Harder: 43, 45<br />

PHOTOGRAPHERS<br />

William G. McGarvey: 24,26<br />

Cover Photograph: The strikingly blue SAPPHIRE HILLS (Schreiners<br />

1971), prominent Award <strong>of</strong> Merit recipient in 1974.


Doris Foster: 19 (top)<br />

Melba Hamblen: 18 (top)<br />

William Hawkinson: 19 (bottom)<br />

Bennett Jones: 17<br />

#220 January 1976<br />

PHOTOGRAPHS<br />

Perseverance Pays ....................................................................................................4<br />

Medals and Awards ..................................................................................................8<br />

From the President's Desk ........................................................................................9<br />

New Appointments .................................................................................................10<br />

Popularity Poll-1975 ..............................................................................................11<br />

Judges' Choice-1975 ...............................................................................................14<br />

1975 Top Award Winners ......................................................................................17<br />

Medians for Every Garden, Betty Wood ................................................................20<br />

Convention Information .........................................................................................24<br />

A Michigan Sneak Preview, Bill Simon ................................................................25<br />

Convention Bound? Go by Chartered Bus, Fred Spahn ........................................26<br />

Weed Control among <strong>Iris</strong>es: Evaluation <strong>of</strong> Materials and<br />

Methods, Rena Crumpler ...................................................................................29<br />

Flight Lines ............................................................................................................34<br />

Our Members Write ...............................................................................................39<br />

At the Species Level ...............................................................................................41<br />

Youth-Views ......................................................................................................... .44<br />

In Memoriam ..........................................................................................................46<br />

International News ................................................................................................. 46<br />

What Every <strong>Iris</strong>arian Should Know About the<br />

American <strong>Iris</strong> <strong>Society</strong> Foundation .....................................................................49<br />

AIS Foundation Contributions ...............................................................................51<br />

More Room for the Standard Dwarf Beardeds, Bee Warburton ............................ 54<br />

AIS Awards Changes, Carol Ramsey ....................................................................55<br />

Thoughts from the Editor ....................................................................................... 56<br />

AIS Judges for 1976 ............................................................................................... 57<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> the Board <strong>of</strong> Directors Meeting ...........................................................70<br />

AIS Financial Statement ........................................................................................ 77<br />

Statement <strong>of</strong> Ownership ......................................................................................... 79<br />

1976 Membership Campaign ................................................................................. 80<br />

Advertisers .......................................85<br />

Advertising Rates .............................48<br />

Affiliates, Affiliation ........................81<br />

Announcements ................................47<br />

Commercial Directory ...................... 94<br />

Nathan Rudolph: 4, 18 (bottom)<br />

H. L. Stahly: 45<br />

Betty Wood: 23<br />

Cover Photograph: Opulent amoena DREAM LOVER (Esther Tams<br />

1971), one <strong>of</strong> the most popular 1974 Award <strong>of</strong> Merit winners. Photo-<br />

graph by Larry L. Harder.<br />

Membership Information ..................48<br />

Publications, Supplies .......................82<br />

Section Dues .....................................48<br />

Show Supplies ..................................83<br />

Slides ................................................ 84


#221 April 1976<br />

ERRATA<br />

From the President's Desk 2<br />

Pity the Poor Inch Worm Clarke Cosgrove 4<br />

More Sneak Previews-Michigan Style Bill Simon 5<br />

Convention Schedule 7<br />

Reflections and Anticipations James McWhirter 8<br />

1975 Hybridizers' Medals 15<br />

Distinguished Service Medals 16<br />

New Directors 18<br />

Notes from Your <strong>Historic</strong>al Committee Larry Harder 19<br />

Perspective 20<br />

1975 Beardless Award Winners 23<br />

Meet the New RVPs 27<br />

Tetrasomic Segregation At the Plicata Locus Kenneth K. Kidd .29<br />

Stripe Up the Bland Allan Ensminger. 34<br />

Look for a Treat in '76 Larry Harder 36<br />

Convention Registration 39<br />

A Russian Odyssey Hubert Fischer 40<br />

Robins 42<br />

Youth- Views 44<br />

AIS Convention Policies 45<br />

Golden Gate in 1978: A Request for Guests 46<br />

What <strong>Iris</strong> Growing Is Doing for Your Character Dr. Anne Lee. 48<br />

In Memoriam 49<br />

Thoughts from the Editor 51<br />

From Rags to Riches Janice Green 53<br />

1976 Membership Campaign 57<br />

Advertisers 93 Membership Information 56<br />

Advertising Rates 56 Publications, Supplies .63<br />

Affiliates, Affiliation .58 Section Dues 56<br />

Announcements 55 Show Supplies 62<br />

Commercial Directory 93 Slides 60<br />

BULLETIN 220, January 1976<br />

-page 2. The second "Errata" entry is incorrect. Both KOALA and WINTER PANO-<br />

RAMA were still eligible for High Commendation in 1975.<br />

-page 7. Footnote #2 should read simply SNOW FLURRY X CHERIE as the par-<br />

entage <strong>of</strong> Fay seedling 48-11.<br />

Foster Allen: 9 top right<br />

Charles Amy: 24 top<br />

Ray Chesnik: 23 bottom<br />

Allan Ensminger: 35<br />

Hubert Fischer: 41<br />

Joseph Ghio: 23 top<br />

W. J. Gunther: 18 center<br />

Larry Harder: 37, 38<br />

PHOTOGRAPHS<br />

A. W. Hazard: 24 bottom<br />

Keith Keppel: 9 top left, bottom; 11<br />

bottom; 12<br />

R. E. Kleinsorge: 21<br />

Virginia Messick: 11 top left and right<br />

O. J. Rice: 15, 18 left<br />

A. Willott: 25<br />

Rosa Belle Van Valkenburgh: 17<br />

Cover Photograph: Brightly bearded CARO NOME (Bob Brown 1970)<br />

a 1974 Award <strong>of</strong> Merit recipient.


#222 July 1976<br />

PHOTOGRAPHS<br />

From the President's Desk .............................................................................. .......2<br />

The Way It Was: Michigan '76 ....................................................................... .......5<br />

Seed Planting By the Stars .............................................................................. .....36<br />

Seed Planting-An Alternative Method ...............................Marion R. Walker ....43<br />

'76 Convention Correction .............................................................................. ..... 44<br />

Hybridizing Goals for Siberian <strong>Iris</strong>es .................................. Currier McEwen ....45<br />

Thoughts from the Editor ................................................................................ .....53<br />

Status <strong>of</strong> Tetraploid Louisiana <strong>Iris</strong>es .........................Joseph K. Mertzweiller .... 54<br />

Review: The Genetics <strong>of</strong> FloweTing Plants ...................................Kenneth K. Kidd .... 57<br />

At the Species Level ................................................................ Roy Davidson .... 59<br />

Our Members Write ........................................................................................ ..... 64<br />

Robins ...................................................................................... Faye Edelman .... 66<br />

Youth-Views ................................................................................................... ..... 68<br />

Chasing Rainbows .................................................................... W. B. Clough ... 69<br />

AIS Foundation Contributions ......................................................................... .... 72<br />

Annual Presidential Letter ............................................................................... .... 74<br />

In Memoriam ................................................................................................... .....78<br />

Advertising Rates .............................80<br />

Affiliates, Affiliation .......................75<br />

Announcements ...............................79<br />

Commercial Directory .....................85<br />

Philip EdingeT: 6, 8, 9 (top right,<br />

lower left), 11, 12, 15, 18 (top<br />

right), 20, 21, 23 (top both),<br />

24, 26 (top, lower left), 28, 29,<br />

30 (top), 32 (lower), 33 (top<br />

left), 40<br />

Joseph M eTtzweilleT: 55<br />

BTian O. Mulligan: 62<br />

Nathan Rudolph: 46<br />

Membership Campaign ....................81<br />

Membership, Section Dues ..............79<br />

Publications, Supplies ...................... 82<br />

Slides ................................................ 76<br />

Rosa Belle Van ValkenbuTgh: 9<br />

(top left, lower right), 16, 18<br />

(top left, lower), 23 (lower),<br />

30 (lower), 32 (top both), 33<br />

(top right), 35 (all)<br />

GeoTge W ateTS: 4, 26 (lower<br />

right), 33 (lower both)<br />

Jean Witt: 60<br />

Cover Photograph: A scene in the Filson garden, Grand Blanc, Michi-<br />

gan-one <strong>of</strong> the gardens on tour during the Lansing convention.<br />

Photograph by Tom Filson.


#223 October 1976<br />

ERRATA<br />

From the President's Desk .......................................................................................... 2<br />

1976 AIS Awards ....................................................................................................... 4<br />

Schreiners Honored by Massachusetts Horticultural <strong>Society</strong> .................................. 11<br />

Florence 1976 ...............................................................Dr. Norman H. Noe ........... 12<br />

1976 Bearded Award VVinners ................................... ........................................... 15<br />

Regional Test Garden Awards ..................................... ........................................... 18<br />

Favorite Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es: 1976 AIS Convention ............... ........................................... 18<br />

Methods for Inducing Tetraploidy in Siberian and<br />

Japanese <strong>Iris</strong>es ..................................................................... Currier McEwen .... 20<br />

Sale <strong>of</strong> Old Bulletins .......................................................................................... ..... 23<br />

Memphis in May-A Convention'77 Preview .. Mrs. Brenda Belus ......................... 24<br />

Cross-Country Comments .................................................................................. ..... 33<br />

Youth-Views ...................................................................................................... ......58<br />

A Prediction Made VVithout ESP ....................................................Ann Dasch .... 59<br />

In Memoriam ...................................................................................................... ..... 61<br />

Our Members VVrite ......................................................................................... ..... 61<br />

Gleanings ........................................................................................................... ......64<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> the Board <strong>of</strong> Directors Meeting ....................................................... ..... 75<br />

Exhibition Committee Report-1976 ..................................... Rena M. Crumpler .....78<br />

Youth VVinners <strong>of</strong> AIS Shows-1976 ................................................................ ..... 79<br />

Award VVinners AIS Shows-1976 .................................................................... ..... 80<br />

Exhibition Certificates-1976 .............................................................................. ......88<br />

Advertising Rates ...............................91 Commercial Directory ............................93<br />

Announcements ..................................90 Membership, Section Dues .....................90<br />

BULLETIN 222, July 1976<br />

page 71: parentage chart <strong>of</strong> TULIP FESTIVAL. At the top <strong>of</strong> the chart<br />

PINNACLE is given as CHIVALRY X DESERT SONG, while no<br />

parentage is given for seedling 57301. These elements<br />

were reversed: 57301 is from CHIVALRY X DESERT SONG;<br />

the parentage <strong>of</strong> PINNACLE was too complex to list there.<br />

Deborah AaLseth: 62<br />

Brenda BeLus: 24, 26, 29, 30<br />

Robert Brooks: 55 (lower)<br />

S. P. DuBose: cover, 15 (top),<br />

(top left)<br />

Mary Dunn: 36<br />

(top)<br />

Doris Foster: 16 (top right)<br />

Larry Harder: 4, 36 (top right)<br />

PHOTOGRAPHERS<br />

Keith KeppeL: 16 (lower left), 36<br />

(top left), 41 (all), 48 (lower),<br />

51, 52, 55 (top right)<br />

16 James Marsh: 17<br />

Virginia Messick: 55 (top left)<br />

(lower), 44, 48 Norman N oe: 13<br />

CLeo PaLmer: 16 (lower right)<br />

Ruby Short: 63<br />

Betty Wood: 15 (lower), 19<br />

Cover Photograph: COLCHESTERENSIS (R. VV. VVallace 1910), one <strong>of</strong> the<br />

most striking forms <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong> Laevigata. Photograph by Sidney P. Du-<br />

Bose.


#224 Winter 1977<br />

ERRATA<br />

From the President's Desk 4<br />

Popularity Poll-1976 6<br />

William R. Dykes 9<br />

Medals and Awards 10<br />

Another Dykes Reprint 11<br />

Judges' Choice-1976 12<br />

Overseas Awards 15<br />

Memphis-"<strong>Iris</strong> Heaven in '77"-Tennessee 17<br />

1976 Beardless Award Winners 20<br />

Meet the New RVPs 22<br />

Pennsylvania Notes Sterling U. Innerst 26<br />

Those Controversial Herbicides Jeanne W. Price 28<br />

The Photographer and the Blue <strong>Iris</strong> Ron Thoman 30<br />

<strong>Iris</strong>arians Honored 31<br />

Youth-Views 32<br />

In Memoriam 34<br />

At the Species Level 35<br />

Gleanings 39<br />

AIS Foundation Contributions 48<br />

Our Members Write 49<br />

Robins Faye Edelman 52<br />

AIS Judges for 1977 Ron Mullin 57<br />

Sale <strong>of</strong> Old Bulletins 70<br />

Minutes, AIS Board <strong>of</strong> Directors Meeting, Fall 1976 71<br />

AIS Financial Statement 78<br />

1977 Membership Campaign 80<br />

Advertisers 92 Membership, Section Dues 56<br />

Advertising Rates 56 Publications, Supplies 82<br />

Affiliates 51 Regions, RVPs 96<br />

Announcements 55 Show Supplies 81<br />

Commercial Directory 92 Slides 53<br />

BULLETIN 223, October 1976<br />

page 10: Michael, L. should read Michel, L.<br />

Keppek, K. should read Keppel, K.<br />

page 88: Keith Keppel's 68-19L should read 68-19J, the seedling<br />

now registered as Picayune.<br />

Robert Brooks: 21 top<br />

Phyllis Cargill: 50<br />

Glenn Corlew: 20 lower right<br />

PHOTOGRAPHS<br />

Sidney DuBose: 21 lower, cover<br />

Mary Dunn: 20 top<br />

Currier McEwen: 20 lower left<br />

Cover Photograph: The coveted Dykes Memorial Medal showing the<br />

face that bears the likeness <strong>of</strong> the medal's namesake William R.<br />

Dykes. The year 1977 marks the centenary <strong>of</strong> Dykes' birth.


#225 Spring 1977<br />

From the President's Desk .............................................................................. .......4<br />

New AIS Addresses ........................................................................................ .......5<br />

The World <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es ......................................................................................................... ........ 6<br />

Queen <strong>of</strong> Hearts .............................................................................................. .......7<br />

1976 Medals and Awards ............................................................................... .......8<br />

Perspective: The Dykes Medal ....................................................................... .....12<br />

Guest Speakers for Memphis .......................................................................... .....16<br />

International News .......................................................................................... .....16<br />

Classification-Up To Date ..................................................... Bee Warburton ....19<br />

South African Sojourn ............................................................ Hubert Fischer ....22<br />

Robins ...................................................................................... Faye Edelman .... 24<br />

Flight Lines ................................................................................... Sam Reece ....25<br />

Take Time To Smell the Flowers .. Reuben Smith,<br />

Louise Clay Smith ... 33<br />

Tissue Culture for <strong>Iris</strong> Hybridizers .............................................John Weiler,<br />

Richard Emershad ....36<br />

Tips on Hybridizing Siberians ................................................... Steve Varner ....39<br />

At the Species Level ....................................................................................... .....41<br />

Rare Species at Michigan Convention .......................................Jill Copeland .... 44<br />

Our Members Write ........................................................................................ ..... 46<br />

Space City <strong>Iris</strong> Time: Huntsville '79 ............................................................... .....47<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es: Golden State In '78 .................................................................... .....48<br />

Project '77: A Preview <strong>of</strong> Golden State In '78 ................................... ..................48<br />

Youth-Views ...................................................................................... .................. 54<br />

In Memoriam ..................................................................................... ..................56<br />

Statement <strong>of</strong> Ownership .................................................................... ..................59<br />

Scientific Committee Report ............................................................. ..................60<br />

Fertility Information Service ...............................................David Silverberg ....63<br />

How To Register and Introduce an <strong>Iris</strong> ........................................................... ..... 65<br />

Advertisers ....................................... 98 Membership, Section Dues .................. 58<br />

Advertising Rates ............................. 58 Publications, Supplies .......................... 67<br />

Affiliates .......................................... 49 Regions, RVPs .................................... 104<br />

Announcements ............................... 57 Show Supplies ...................................... 68<br />

Commercial Directory .....................99 Slides ....................................................49


#226 Summer 1977<br />

From the President's Desk ........................................................................................2<br />

Memphis-<strong>Iris</strong> Heaven in '77 .....................................................................................4<br />

Strictly for the Beginner .............................................................. Barbara Boss .. .40<br />

Apogons at Memphis ....................................................................Betty Wood ....45<br />

Growing Spurias in "Cold Country" ................................................................ .....48<br />

A Mysterious Spuria ........................................................................................ .....51<br />

The World <strong>of</strong> <strong>Iris</strong>es Thank You ....................................................................... ..... 52<br />

The Making <strong>of</strong> a Kilt ........................................................................................ ..... 56<br />

Robins .............................................................................................................. ..... 58<br />

Flight Lines .................................................................................... Sam Reece .... 59<br />

Youth- Views ..........................................................................Rosalie Beasley .... 65<br />

An Interesting Correlation Between Apigenin and Virus Resistance<br />

in 'Curtsy' and 'Miss Perky' ...................................................Kevin Vaughn .... 68<br />

A Reclassification <strong>of</strong> the Siberian <strong>Iris</strong>es ......................................Lee W. Lenz .... 70<br />

Gleanings ......................................................................................................... ......74<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> the Board <strong>of</strong> Directors Meeting ..................................................... ..... 77<br />

In Memoriam ................................................................................................... ..... 82<br />

AIS Foundation Contributions ......................................................................... ..... 83<br />

Guest <strong>Iris</strong> Request-Huntsville .......................................................................... ..... 85<br />

Tips on Packing <strong>Iris</strong>es for Shipment ................................................................ ..... 85<br />

1976 Membership Campaign Winners ............................................................ ......86<br />

Our Members Write ......................................................................................... ......88<br />

Annual Presidential Letter ............................................................................... ......88<br />

ERRATA:<br />

BULLETIN 225, Spring 1977<br />

page 52: the photographs <strong>of</strong> BIRTHDAY SONG and PINK KITTEN were inadvertently<br />

transposed: the BULLETIN apologizes to Mr. Corlew<br />

-_._-~-<br />

PHOTOGRAPHS<br />

Mary Dunn: 26 lower Rosa Belle Van Valkenburgh: 5, 6, 8<br />

Philip Edinger: 14, 15 right, 16, 19 lower left, 9, 10 top, 11, 13, 19 top,<br />

lower, 21 top, 22 lower, 25, 29 top 21 lower, 22 top, 26 top, 31 top, 35<br />

right, lower, 31 lower, 32, 34, 35 top, 39 top left<br />

lower, 37 top, 39 lower, 46 top, lower<br />

right Leland Welsh: 39 top right<br />

Mary Patricia Engel: 8 top, 15 left, 37 Edith Wolford: 29 top left<br />

lower Betty Wood: 8 lower right, 10 lower<br />

James M. Gibson: 56 right, 46 lower right<br />

Cover Photograph: perennial favorite and 1972 AM winner RASPBERRY<br />

RIPPLES (Niswonger 1969).


#227 Fall 1977<br />

From the President's Desk ...........................................................................................2<br />

1977 AIS Awards ........................................................................................................4<br />

In Memoriam: Jesse Wills, Barbara Walther, Ira Wood, Georgia<br />

Hinkle, Earl Roberts ................................................................................................9<br />

Favorite Guest <strong>Iris</strong>es: Memphis Convention .............................................................25<br />

Overseas News: Florence Awards, French Conference Schedule .. 26<br />

Missouri Interlude ...................................................................Leland M. Welsh ....27<br />

The Best <strong>of</strong> '77 ........................................................................... Paul H. Dennis ....32<br />

The Season in Texas .............................................................. Walter A. Moores .....34<br />

Golden State in '78 ............................................................. Elsiemae Nicholson .....43<br />

Robins ......................................................................................... Faye Edelman .....50<br />

Flight Lines .......................................................................................Sam Reece ... 51<br />

Spuria Update from Missouri ...................................................Dave Niswonger ... 56<br />

At the Species Level ............................................................................................ .... 57<br />

Thoughts from the Editor .................................................................................... .... 60<br />

Our Members Write ............................................................................................ . , .61<br />

Youth- Views ............................................................................Rosalie Beasley .... 65<br />

Exhibitions Committee Report ...................................................... Jill Copeland .... 67<br />

Award Winners-AIS Shows-1977 ...................................................................... ..... 68<br />

AIS Foundation Contributions ........................................................................... ..... 82<br />

Exhibition Certificates-1977 .............................................................................. ..... 86<br />

Advertising Rates ...............................85 Membership, Section Dues .....................85<br />

Affiliates ............................................ 42 Publications, Supplies .............................92<br />

Announcements ................................. 84 Show Supplies .........................................89<br />

Commercial Directory ....................... 93 Slides .......................................................90<br />

ERRATA<br />

BULLETIN 226, Summer 1977<br />

The Williams Printing Company apologizes to BULLETIN readers for inadvertently failing to<br />

print the copy submitted for inside front and back covers -Officers. Directors. Chairmen <strong>of</strong><br />

Standing Committees; and Regions and RVPs.<br />

PHOTOGRAPHERS<br />

Sam Caldwe!l: 11 (top, lower left) Leland M. Welsh: 27, 28, 3D, 31<br />

Philip Edinger: 39 Bryce Williamson; 45<br />

Keith Keppel: 35 Betty Wood; 17,21<br />

Olive J. Rice: 24<br />

Cover Photograph: the distinctive 1972 Award <strong>of</strong> Merit winner BAYBERRY<br />

CANDLE (De Forest 1968).


#228 Winter 1978<br />

From the President's Desk ............................................................................. ...... 4<br />

Honors and Appointments ............................................................................ ...... 6<br />

Results <strong>of</strong> the Board <strong>of</strong> Diretcors Election ................................................... ...... 7<br />

Judges' Choice-1977 ..................................................................................... ...... 8<br />

Popularity Poll-1977 ..................................................................................... .... 12<br />

Overseas News .............................................................................................. .... 15<br />

Western Wayfaring ................................................................Richard Sloan ... 17<br />

Rainbow Reflections ...................................................................Sam Reece ... 21<br />

Region 14 We1comes You to California .................................... <strong>Iris</strong> Nelson ... 25<br />

Convention Information: Rates, Registration, Schedule .....................................27<br />

A Special Show Experience .............................................. Leland M. Welsh ....29<br />

Louisianas Move to Minnesota .................................................Joan Cooper ....30<br />

How 'Golden Encore' Became Serene Highness ........................Betty Wood ....32<br />

<strong>Iris</strong> U nguicularis ........................................................................... Jean Witt ....34<br />

Robins ......................................................................... Mary Alice Hembree ....39<br />

Flight Lines ................................................................................. Sam Reece ....41<br />

youth-Views .........................................................................Rosalie Beasley ....46<br />

In Memoriam ................................................................................................. .....50<br />

1977 Regional Test Garden Awards ............................................................. .....50<br />

High Commendation-1977 ............................................................................ ..... 51<br />

AIS Foundation Contributions ...................................................................... ..... 55<br />

Perspective: The Presby Garden ................................................................... ..... 57<br />

Minutes <strong>of</strong> the Board <strong>of</strong> Directors Meeting .................................................. ..... 57<br />

AIS Judges for 1978 ...................................................................................... ..... 66<br />

Statement <strong>of</strong> Ownership ................................................................................ ..... 80<br />

1978 New Membership Campaign ............................................................... ..... 81<br />

Advertising Rates .54 Publications, Supplies 83<br />

Announcements 53 Regions, RVPs 96<br />

Commercial Directory .91 Show Supplies .82<br />

Membership, Section Dues 54


#229 Spring 1978<br />

From the President's Desk .......................................................................... .............4<br />

Texas <strong>Iris</strong>arians Host AIS Board Meeting .............................Mike Young ............5<br />

1977 Top Award Winners .......................................................................... .............6<br />

In Memoriam .............................................................................................. ...........11<br />

Meet the New RVPs ................................................................................... ...........17<br />

Flight Lines .............................................................................. Sam Reece ..........21<br />

Carl Salbach: Completing the Record ........................................................ ...........28<br />

Youth-Views ..................................................................... Rosalie Beasley 32<br />

Miniature Tall Bearded <strong>Iris</strong>es-Updated ............................. Lee Eberhardt ............33<br />

Gleanings ...................................................................................... .........................36<br />