*Each spring the San Diego Iris Society holds our annual Spring Show & Sale so that members have an opportunity to show bloom stalks of irises growing in their garden. These irises are judged by American Iris Society accredited judges and awarded trophies for the best of show irises.
San Diego Iris Society
2018 Spring Show Trophies
Scroll down to see all SDIS Trophy Winners
Congratulations! to winners of our 1st Annual Photo Contest.
Patti Anderson, Steve Rocha and Janis Shackelford
Winners were chosen by public vote at our Spring Show.
Congratulations Janis Shackelford for winning the Best Specimen of Show Trophy (aka Queen of Show) and the Richard Richards Trophy for Best Miscellaneous Iris 'Vibrato' at the San Diego Iris Society 2018 Spring Show! Congratulations also on winning the AIS Silver Medal fore most blue ribbons in the show!
In addition, Janis Shackelford was awarded the Lawson Trophy for Best White Tall Bearded Iris 'Point to the Sun,' The Runde Trophy for Best Pink Iris 'Picture Book' and the San Diego 200th Anniversary Bowl for Best Californicae Iris 'Canyon Snow.'
Congratulations Claire Schneider for winning the AIS Bronze Medal for the 2nd most blue ribbons for the third year in a row!
Scroll Down for our history of San Diego Iris Society Trophy Winners
Best Specimen of Show ("Queen of Show")
Year Iris Awarded To
1992 Premier David Runde
1993 Raison D’Etre R. Brooks
1994 Living One Dorothy Driscoll
1995 White Lightning Ruth Bryce
1996 Clouds Adrift Steve Rocha
1997 Pro News Steve Rocha
1998 Blue Gloss Steve Rocha
1999 Welch’s Reward Steve Rocha
2000 Honey Dove Steve Rocha
2002 Swingtown Steve Rocha
2003 Stop and Look (Spuria) Pat Brendel
2004 Beginner's Luck Ken and Christie Pierson
2005 Brazilian Holiday Leon and Norma Vogel
2006 Promises Promises Joella Olson
2007 Roy Davidson Sylvia Ginsberg
2008 Bubbling Waves Alexander Stanton
2009 Elixir (Spuria) Ted and Rose Howse
2010 Rare Treat Kim Ung
2011 Rare Treat Kim Ung
2014 Conjuration Monica Rodman
2015 Baby’s Bum Edith and Jim Schade
2016 Lucky Devil (Spuria) Don Maurizio
2017 Brass Knocker (Spuria) Claire Schneider
2018 Vibrato Janis Shackelford