Premio Firenze 1998

International Iris Competition

Florence, Italy 1998


For 1998, The Primo Firenze (GOLD FLORIN) of the Tourist Organization was awarded to: HELEN DAWN (Graeme Grosvenor, Australia). Other winners at Florence are:: 2nd Tuscany Region Cup: SIDNEY (Graeme Grosvenor, Australia) 3rd Silver Plate of the Industrial Organization: STAR FLEET (K. Keppel, U.S.A.) 4th Italian Iris Society Silver Medal: PRINCESS CAROLINE DE MONACO (R. Cayeux, France) 5th Honorable Mention: TE ALLA PESCA (A. Bianco, Italy) 6th Honorable Mention: OURAGAN (R. Cayeux, France) 7th Honorable Mention: STRIKE IT RICH (K. Keppel, U.S.A.) 8th Honorable Mention: FROZEN BLUE (R. Ernst, USA) 9th Honorable Mention: LOVER'S CHARM (R. Ernst, USA) 10th Honorable Mention: ABBEY ROAD (D.Silverberg, USA)

Special Prizes

  • Comune de Firenze Silver Plate for the Best Red Variety: GARNET DREAM (C.E.C. Bartlett Great Britain)
  • Chamber of Commerce Cup for the Best Commercial Variety: STARLETTE ROSE (R. Cayeux, France)
  • Amici dei Fiori Cup for the Best Italian Variety: TE ALLA PESCA (A. Bianco, Italy)
  • Louise Branch Cup for the Best Branched Variety: SIGNIFICANT OTHER (R. Ernst, USA)
  • Piaggio Cup for the Best Early Variety: FLIGHTS OF FANCY (K. Keppel, U.S.A.)
  • Florence Garden Club Cup for the Most Original Color: TE ALLA PESCA (A. Bianco, Italy)
  • Perugia Garden Club Cup for the Best Scented Variety: SIDNEY (Graeme Grosvenor, Australia)
  • Rora and Luciano Bausi Prize for the Best Deep Blue Variety: OURAGAN (R. Cayeux, France)
  • Arezzo Garden Club Prize for the Best Late TB Variety of 1997: QUEEN OF ANGELS (Schreiner's Garden, USA)
  • Collodi Garden Cup for the Best Border Bearded Iris: GROBSWITCHER (S. Innerst, U.S.A.)
  • Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze Prize for the Italian Hybridizer with the Best Variety in the First Five: BIANCO, Italy
  • Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze Prize for the European (other than Italian) Hybridizer with the Best Variety in the First Five: CAYEUX, France


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