Iris themed Products
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Bliss Irises, Family and Flowers$35.00
Anne Milner presents her family history and gardening in a unique and very personal journey. Anne, with her love of plants, was exploring her great, great grandfather’s legacy. She learned that he built the Bliss Tweed Mill when she also discovered an uncle Arthur who worked with early 20th century irises. Arthur J. Bliss was well traveled and became famous in the horticultural world for breeding and introducing the iris “Dominion”. It took the world by storm when it was introduced in 1917 and is found in the pedigree of hundreds of modern irises.
The book is filled with stunning photographs, watercolors by Fern Harden and line drawings. These HIPS copies are signed by Anne.
Classic Irises And the Men And Women Who Created Them by Clarence Mahan$30.00
About the Author
Clarence Mahan was an internationally recognized authority on irises. A past president, honorary life member and emeritus judge of the American Iris Society, he wrote many articles and papers on irises. He gave many programs and lectures on irises to horticultural societies, garden clubs, and iris groups. He was the past president of the Historic Iris Preservation Society, the Society for Japanese Irises and the Reblooming Iris Society. He was president of the panel of judges at the International Iris Competition in Florence, Italy in 1999. The American Iris Society honored Mr. Mahan with its Distinguished Service Medal in 2004. He was also an honorary life member of the Society for Japanese Irises and a recipient of the Historic Iris Preservation Society’s Distinguished Service Award.
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Dream Gardener (Copy)$22.00
HIPS Note Cards$15.00
Irises have traditionally been ascribed with some of these attributes: faith, hope, wisdom, courage and admiration. These cards will allow you to use these floral characteristics to highlight your personal notes. 12 water-colored note cards and white envelops, approximately 4″ x 6″ with HIPS inscribed in blue script on the front.
ROOTS Electronic Copies 1988-2014$30.00
Receive all copies of the HIPS publication: ROOTS from 1988 to 2014 on a flash drive to view at your pleasure!