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2017 Iris Show

The 2017 Iris Show was held at the Zilker Botanical Garden Center on Saturday, April 8. There were 16 exhibitors: 9 in Horticulture, 10 in Artistic, 4 in Educational, and 6 in Photography. There was a total of 99 entries: 63 entries in the Horticultural Division, 16 in the Artistic Division, 4 in the Educational Division, and 16 in Photography.

Best Specimen of Show, Best Louisiana, Best Blend -
‘Bayou Tiger’ - Jaime Hadley

Runner-up to Best Specimen of Show, Best Bitone, Best Border Bearded -
‘Autumn Wine’   
      D. Boyle

Best Gold, Best Space-Age -
‘Casino Cruiser’ - Jim Landers

Best Tall Bearded, Best Bicolor -
‘Battle of the Bands’ - Jim Landers

Best Brown, Best Spuria -
‘Fire Mist’ - Don & Pat Freeman

Best Yellow -
‘Dandilite’ - Don & Pat Freeman

Best Blue -
‘Ty Blue’ - Dara Smith

Best Purple -
‘Lady of Lometa’ - Don & Pat Freeman

Best Multi-Color -
‘Merci Marci’ - D. Boyle

Best Violet -
‘Sinfonietta’ - Jaime Hadley

Best Red -
‘Cherry Cup’ - Don & Pat Freeman

There were ?? 1st-place blue ribbons awarded in the Horiticulture Division

Silver Medal and Certificate
(for the most blue ribbons - 6) - Don and Pat Freeman

Bronze Medal and Certificate
(for the second-most blue ribbons - 5) - Jim Landers
Special Award for the Best Specimen Hybridized in Texas -
‘Lady of Lometa’ -
     Hybridized by Jim Landers

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