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Illinois Region 9 of the American Iris Society
Spring Fling







Saturday April 6, 2019
Tazewell County Farm Bureau Bldg
1505 Valle Vista, Pekin, IL
Coffee: 9:30AM
Business Meeting Beginning 10:00AM
Plant Auction:  11:15AM
Potluck Lunch - bring your favorite dish to share at Noon
Judges Training beginning 1:15PM
**Featuring Bob Hollingworth**
Hybridizer of Siberian Irises, honored with Hybridizer of the year 1997
Dykes Medal in 2016 for "Swans in Flight"

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2019 American Iris Society National Convention April 23 - 27, 2019






San Ramon Marriott Hotel, 2600 Bishop Drive, San Ramon, CA
Visiting the following gardens as part of garden tours
C&L Garden-Somona, Cummins Garden-Scott's Valley, Dry Creek Garden - Union City
Frannie's Garden - Elk Grove, Horton Garden - Loomis
An optional tour to Joe Ghio's garden - Santa Cruz
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Illinois Region 9
Public Fall Rhizomes Sale and Meeting
Friday August 9,2019
1:30 - 3:30PM   Set up for Public Sale at Washington Park Botanical Garden
Meet at Hampton Inn Southwest, 2300 Chuckwagon Drive, Springfield,IL
for drive to dinner at Golden Corral 1038 Lejune Dr, Springfield, IL
Back to Hampton Inn for evening program
7:00  Judge's Training with Chuck Bunnell
Hybridizer and Dykes Medal in  2014 for "Dividing Line"









Saturday August 10, 2019
Accepting irises for the sale at 8AM for members
Public Iris Sale beginning 9:00AM - Noon
Bearded, Beardless Iris will be available

Washington Park Botanical Gardens
1740 Fayette Ave, Springfield, IL








Potluck at Noon
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Business Meeting beginning 1:15PM
Plant Exchange
Clean up  3:30PM
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Contact Hampton Inn Southwest for Friday August 9th reservation
2300 Chuckwagon Drive
Springfield, Illinois
217-793-7670. tell them you are with Region 9 of the American Iris Society
for special rate.

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Welcome 2019  Iris Season