Premio Firenze 1996

International Iris Competition

Florence, Italy 1996

In 1996, The Primo Firenze (GOLD FLORIN) in the Florence, Italy competition was the Schreiner's CELEBRATION SONG. This is the same outstanding cultivar that tied for First Runner Up for the Cook Cup in 1995. Other winners at Florence: 2nd Tuscany Region Cup: MESCALERO CHIEF (Hedgecock, USA) 3rd Silver Plate of the Industrial Organization: COONALPYN (L. Donnell, Australia) 4th Italian Iris Society Silver Medal:_ LA SERENISSIMA (N. Scopes, Great Britain) 5th _Honorable Mention: BUONGIORNO APRILE (V. Romoli, Italy) 6th _Honorable Mention:_ ELEGANT IMPRESSIONS (Schreiner's, USA) 7th _Honorable Mention:_ KEN'S CHOICE (L. Donnell, Australia) 8th _Honorable Mention:_ DOWN UNDER (N. Scopes, Great Britain) 9th _Honorable Mention:_ OMINOUS STRANGER (Innerst, USA) 10th _Honorable Mention:_ VIOLET DAWSON (Niswonger, USA)

Special Prizes

  • Comune de Firenze Silver Plate for the Best Red Variety: NEW CENTURION (Schreiner's, USA)
  • Rora and Luciano Bausi Silver Plate for the Best Deep Blue Variety: STOCK EXCHANGE (G. Grosvenor, Australia)
  • Chamber of Commerce Cup for the Best Commercial Variety: CELEBRATION SONG (Schreiner's, USA)
  • Louise Branch Cup for the Best Branched Variety: RASPBERRY SPLENDOR (Niswonger, USA)
  • Piaggio Cup for the Best Early Variety: VERDE LUNA (V. Romoli, Italy)
  • Florence Garden Club Cup for the Most Original Color: OMINOUS STRANGER (Innerst, USA)
  • Perugia Garden Club Cup for the Best Scented Variety: PERFUMED LADY (L. Donnell, Australia)
  • Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze Prize for the Italian Hybridizer with the Best Variety in the First Five: (V. Romoli)
  • Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze Prize for the European (other than Italian) Hybridizer with the Best Variety in the First Five: Nora Scopes (Great Britain)
  • Arezzo Garden Club Cup for the Best Late TB Variety: ELEGANT IMPRESSIONS (Schreiner's, USA)
  • Collodi Garden Cup for the Best Border Bearded Iris: ON WINGS (B. James, Australia)

 

-- BobPries - 2014-05-08
Topic revision: r1 - 08 May 2014, BobPries
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