The information include within this page and its links captures the various awards and recognition presented by the American Iris Society (AIS) for this particular year.
Annual Garden Awards of AIS are the results of accredited judges’ evaluations of garden grown irises seen by the judges and voted on. The pages and linked documents summarize the results and the AIS Garden Awards thus bestowed on iris for this award year. The Awards go from the Highest award, the DYKES MEDAL, CLASS MEDALS, AWARDS OF MERIT, HONORABLE MENTIONS, and HIGH COMMENDATIONS.
Annual popularity recognitions, Convention Awards, also summarized here, are voted on by the AIS National Convention attendees having visited the convention tour gardens as part of each annual AIS National Convention.
The awards and recognitions that are summarized by the pages and documents here, and from other years, are also recorded in each iris cultivar's page.