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2012 Iris Show

Iris Society of Austin
The 2012 Iris Show was held at the Zilker Botanical Garden Center on Sunday, April 8. There were 18 exhibitors and 81 entries in the Horticultural Division, 1 entry in the Seedlings Division, 14 entries in the Artistic Division, and 1 entry in the Educational Division.

Pictures of the 2011 Show can be viewed here:


The following winning entries included:

Queen of Show (Best Specimen)/Best Tall Bearded/Best Space Age/Best Blend
– ‘Thornbird’ TB/SA – Tiffany and Tony Sheridan

Runner-up of Show/Best Spuria/Best Yellow – ‘Dandelite’ Spu – Don and Pat Freeman

Best Purple - ‘Dark Watch’ TB - Katherine Abel

Best Violet - ‘Henry Rowland’ LA - Pat Byrne

Best White - ‘Alabaster Unicorn’ TB/SA - Donna Little

Best Brown - ‘Spice World’ LA - Jim Landers

Best Louisiana - ‘Dossier’ LA - Jaime Hadley

Best Pink - ‘Passion Play’ TB- Marney Abel

Best Blue - ‘Rebecca Anne’ TB - Charles and Sonja Hensley

Best Orange - ‘Orange Flirt’ TB - Charles and Sonja Hensley

Best Bi-Color - ‘Glamour Pants’ TB - Tiffany and Tony Sheridan

Best Plicata - ‘Floor Show’ - Charles and Sonja Hensley

Best Black - ‘Crimson Lights’ TB - Charles and Sonja Hensley

Best Seedling - ‘Lady of Lometa’ LA - Jim Landers

Best Artistic Design - ‘Dancing in the Rain’ - Pat Freeman

Artistic Sweepstakes - Nelda Moore

Best Educational Exhibit - Nelda Moore

Silver Award and Certificate (for the most blue ribbons) - Don and Pat Freeman

Bronze Award and Certificate
(for the second-most blue ribbons) - Charles and Sonja Hensley