Board of Directors Vote to Pay For Youth Membership posted on June 30, 2019
The Region 6 Board of Directors had a discussion and voted to pay for a new membership for any youth wishing to join AIS. It is a one year/first year only membership to encourage more youth membership in AIS and the region. Contact your local club president for additional information.
2019 Spring Regional Photos posted on June 29, 2019
One week after the Spring regional, the garden of Lisa Arnold, and Katie and Megan Haines bloomed in a spectacular display of color!
2019 Fall Meeting posted on June29, 2019
This years Fall meeting will be held at the Wyndham Garden in Ft. Wayne, Indiana on September 21.
NEOIS Request For Guest Irises posted on June 29, 2019
The NEOIS is happy to host the Region 6 Spring 2021 meeting, May 21 and 22, 2021. We are seeking guest irises for two guest iris beds. At the time of our meeting, median irises, tall bearded and early Siberian and Species irises should be blooming. Hybridizers are welcome to send their guest irises to:
Lou DiSanto 715-11 Creekside Dr. Aurora, Oh. 44202
If you need to contact Lou by phone his number is: 330-431-1603
Please mark the packages Region 6 Guest Irises. The name of the variety or seedling number should be clearly marked on each plant. The following information should accompany each variety on a separate list:
Hybridizer’s name and address
Name or seedling number of each variety
Type of iris
Height, color, distinguishing features (photo of possible)
Year of introduction if applicable
The packing list should include the hybridizer’s email address so an electronic receipt can be sent)
Guest irises should be received between August 1 and Sept 15, 2019. NEIOS is also asking for 3 divisions each iris.
(If a guest seedling is named, it is the responsibility of the hybridizer to notify the guest iris chair no later than January 2021.)
Hybridizers should also send instructions for disposition of their plants. Named varieties will be disposed of per meeting committee. Seedlings will be destroyed unless requested back by hybridizers. Hybridizers who request return of their plants will be responsible for related expenses.
The meeting committee will strictly adhere to the code of ethics as printed in the AIS Convention handbook. The committee will not be responsible for losses beyond their control. Hybridizers will be given the opportunity to replace lost plants up to one year prior to the meeting.
Any questions please contact meeting chairperson, Fred Pedersen, 330-714-9102, firstname.lastname@example.org.