Current Events of the Sierra Foothill Iris Society (SFIS)
Membership in SFIS is open to all. SFIS is a nonprofit organization affiliated with the American Iris Society. Membership is made of people that share a common interest and passion for the beautiful and very diverse iris family. Although our focus is usually on bearded iris, we collect and admire the other forms such as the pacific coast irises (PCI) and Spurias to name a few.
Meeting Location: Rose Room, 1225 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603
Monthly meetings: are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month,7 pm, except for July, November, and December.
The July meeting is usually a picnic held at a member’s home – TBA.
No meetings in November and December because of holidays.
Membership dues: Annual dues for SFIS are $10 for an individual and $15 for two people at the same address. See Join SFIS for application.
Iris Show for 2018: A competition open to all for different types of irises.
Show date this year is May4-5, 2019. The iris show will be held at Prospector’s Nursery, 10003 Granholm Land, Nevada City, CA 95959. Hours for show are: SAT: 1 to 4 pm and SUN Noon to 4 pm.
Programs at meetings: Different programs each month on all aspects and varieties of irises or garden related topics. Also, we have a door prize drawing of recently hybridized irises. It is a fun way to encourage people to attend the meetings.
Rhizome Sale: Bare root plants for sale !!!! July 27 and 28, 2018 , 10 am to 3 pm, Eiseley’s Nursery, 380 Nevada Street, Auburn, CA 95603
Publications: Monthly newsletter of the Sierra Foothills Iris Society — “Iris Standard” for members of SFIS.