closeup: 'Sterling Flurry'  TB,  Sterling Innerst 1992


'Rumbleseat' TB, Sterling Innerst 1991


'Sterling Flurry' TB, Innerst 1992


'Bronzette Star' TB, Evelyn Kegerise 1992


Iris florentina, species from Pennsbury Manor, Morrisville PA

'Night Magic' TB, Eleanor Kegerise 1991


'Borderline' BB, Joseph Ghio 1984

'Justa Wish' MTB, Richard Morgan 1998


closeup: 'Rare Edition' IB, Joseph Gatty 1980




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Hybridizer Wiki

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Welcome to DVIS!


Delaware Valley Iris Society DVIS 
   an affiliate of the American Iris Society


Delaware Valley Iris Society

Announces Formation of

Speakers Bureau


The speakers bureau is formed to better serve garden clubs,

 horticultural groups and other organizations in the

Delaware Valley on various iris-related topics.


The following speakers and topics are available to date:


Ron Thoman

  • Advancements in Tall Bearded Irises
  • Extending the Bloom Season with Different Types of Irises
  • How to Grow Great Irises
  • 2007 AIS National Convention
  • Photographing Irises:  A How-To Guide
  • Garden Judging Tall Bearded Irises, a Classroom Presentation

Carol Ann Moyer

  • The New Iris
  • Extreme Makeover of the Delaware Valley College Iris Garden
  • Why should I Invite Iris to My Garden Party?
  • The Iris Family: A Learning Experience

Vince Lewonski

  • Faults in the Garden
  • Evaluating Iris in the Garden
  • Tall Bearded irises
  • Median irises
  • Miniature Tall Bearded irises
  • Japanese irises
  • Siberian irises
  • AIS Awards and Ballots

Gary Slagle

  • Show Stalk Preparation and Judging

Joan Wood

  • Extend the Iris Season
  • Early Spring Preparation of Irises
  • Grooming irises for the Show
  • Dividing Irises and Identifying Problems

For further information
Contact Ron Thoman, DVIS Secretary