The Sydney B. Mitchell Medalis the highest special medal awarded by the American Iris Society to Pacific Coast Native Irises (PCNI) irises. The candidates are the PCNIs that have received the Award of Merit in the previous three years. 2, 3, or 4 years ago. The winners of the medal are then among those eligible for the American Dykes Medal the following three years.
Here are the seven candidate PCNI on the 2015 ballot.
-- WayneMesser - 2015-01-29