The National Iris Convention will go ahead in October, 2014 and our sincere apologies to all the delegates who had registered for 2013,only to be advised that the Convention was cancelled due to the Blue Mountains Bush Fires.
The National Australian Iris Convention will now take place from the 18th to the 22nd of October, 2014.
We are very pleased to announce that Thomas Johnson from Oregon, USA. will be attending our Convention as our International Guest Judge and Speaker
Thomas has been a USA winner of numerous Medals for many different classes of bearded Iris and has won the Premio Firenze in Italy on two occasions.
Look on the Web for Iris TB ‘Paul Black’ (Johnson 2002) and Iris TB ‘Morning Sunrise’ (Johnson 2005)
Registration Information is available by clicking on 2014 CONVENTION INFORMATION, download and send.
IRIS SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA
NATIONAL CONVENTION 2014
Hosted by the NSW Region
Saturday 18 – Thursday 23 October
Leura, NSW 2780
Saturday, 18th Oct.
Registration of guests at Waldorf Resort.
Visit Scenic World, Katoomba: Scenic Skyway, Railway & Cableway. Then visit 2014 Iris Show Blackheath. Followed by dinner with a guest speaker.
Sunday, 19th October
Visit Echo Point & Visitor Information Centre. Evans Lookout, Spare time in Blackheath.
Demonstrations at Iris Show by leading iris experts. Dinner at Waldorf Resort.
Monday, 20th October
Visit gardens of interest in the Leura area, including Everglades Gardens, buffet lunch at Everglades. Dinner at own expense.
Tuesday, 21st October
Visit to the stunning Mayfield Garden (near Oberon), Chapel House at Rydal, Hillandale Garden and Nursery at Yetholme.
Dinner at Secret Creek, native animals can be viewed.
Wednesday, 22nd October
Bus to Bilpin to view 2 exceptional gardens. Then onto Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah. Whilst there view the Blue Mountains World Heritage Movie. Visit The Bay Tree Nursery. Farewell dinner at John and Carmel Niland’s garden in Mount Victoria, garden tour on arrival
Thursday, 23rd October
Breakfast. Travelling Delegates depart this morning
Di Cox (NSW. President) ( 02-47842727)
Enquiries: email CoOrdinator: firstname.lastname@example.org