The American Iris Society​

 ​The Society for Louisiana Irises

Greater New Orleans Iris Society

NEW ORLEANS 2018!

General Convention Program

Sunday, April 8

  • AIS Board Of Directors Meeting


Monday, April 9

  • AIS Committee Meetings and AIS Board of Directors Meeting


Tuesday, April 10

  • AIS Silent Acution Opens
  • AIS SEction and Cooperating Societies Programs
  • Judges Training
  • AIS Welcome Dinner


Wednesday, April 11

  • Tour Longue Vue House & Gardens, and NOMA Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden
  • AIS SEction and Cooperating Societies Programs
  • Geek Dinner




'Estelle Egan' (Patrick O'Connor)

Yellow I. nelsonii found by Benny Trahan

'Aunt Rose' (Joe Musacchia)

Thursday, April 12

  • Tour "A Louisiana Pond" in Madisonville and Hammond Research Station of the LSU AgCenter
  • SLI Welcome Mixer
  • SLI Board of Directors Meeting


Friday, April 13

  • Tour Burden Museum & Gardens and Baton Rouge Botanic Gardens
  • AIS Awards Dinner
  • SLI Hybridizers SLide Show of New & Future Introductions


Saturday, April 14

  • SLI General Membership Meeting, Iris Symposium, Louisiana Iris Show
  • SLI Awards Dinner, Silent Auction, and Live Auction


Sunday, April 15

  • Louisiana Iris Show
  • Louisiana Iris Rainbow Festival in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden

The Convention Schedule will be posted as soon as possible. 

'Deja Voodoo' (Patrick O'Connor)