Premio Firenze 1997

International Iris Competition

Florence, Italy 1997

In 1997, The Primo Firenze (GOLD FLORIN) in the Florence, Italy competition was CHAMPAGNE WALTZ (Schreiner's, USA). Other winners at Florence: 2nd Tuscany Region Cup: GYPSY ROMANCE (Schreiner, USA) 3rd Silver Plate of the Industrial Organization: HOSTESS ROYALE (B. Blyth, Australia) 4th Italian Iris Society Silver Medal: FRISON-ROCHE (Cayeux, France) 5th Honorable Mention: UPSIDE DOWN (O. D. Niswonger, USA) 6th Honorable Mention: COMPETITIVE EDGE (Cooley's Gardens, USA) 7th Honorable Mention: COLETTE THURILLET (Cayeux, France) 8th Honorable Mention: DOROTHEA MARGUART (S. Innerst, USA) 9th Honorable Mention: PIERO BARGELLINI (A. Bianco, Italy) 10th Honorable Mention: CANNONBALL (Schreiner's, USA)

Special Prizes

  • Comune de Firenze Silver Plate for the Best Red Variety: TABARRO (S. Volani, Italy)
  • Rora and Luciano Bausi Silver Plate for the Best Deep Blue Variety: CONTINUITY (S. Innerst, USA)
  • Chamber of Commerce Cup for the Best Commercial Variety: ..HOSTESS ROYALE (B. Blyth, Australia)
  • Louise Branch Cup for the Best Branched Variety: CHAMPAGNE WALTZ (Schreiner, USA)
  • Piaggio Cup for the Best Early Variety: DOROTHEA MARGUART (S. Innerst, USA)
  • Florence Garden Club Cup for the Most Original Color: COLETTE THURILLET (Cayeux, France)
  • Perugia Garden Club Cup for the Best Scented Variety: VINACCIA (S. Gigli, Italy)
  • 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: Cayeux, France
  • Arezzo Garden Club Cup for the Best Late TB Variety: GYPSY ROMANCE (Schreiner, USA)
  • Collodi Garden Cup for the Best Border Bearded Iris: CARENZA (R. E. Nichol, Great Britain)

 

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