Okanagan Iris Tour Notice!
BCIS is organising a transport van from Arbutus motel on Douglas in Victoria to the May 24 to 26 Okanagan Tour based in Penticton.
A minimum of 10 people are required and the approximate cost per person including van rental, ferries, gas and insurance is $225. Accommodation is approx $80 per night + taxes for a double for 3 nights in Penticton.
The van will go to all gardens and sites on this great tour and return to Victoria on Monday, May 27 by about 3 pm.
We already have 4 confirmed riders. Please contact Bill Dumont at email@example.com to book your seat no later than April 10.
Where to Buy Iris in British Columbia
If you are interested in purchasing local British Columbia Iris of all species, please use this information (you will find order form, prices, Irises information, etc):
Marianne Unruh has a huge iris collection located in Falkland BC. She is now selling from established plants. Garden tours are available during bloom time of dwarf as well as tall bearded ones. A few historics are available, but mainly tall bearded, intermediate and dwarf varieties. Check out her comprehensive website.
Sage Hill Farm & Gardens, Penticton, BC
Lesia & Gerry Lalonde have a collection of approximately 200 bearded irises. Information on ordering, pricing, pickup dates and garden tours available by email: SageHillFarmGardens@gmail.com or by phone: 250-493-3828.