This bright and colourful summer issue has gorgeous photos from Vancouver Island garden tours, a great look at irises native to BC, some of our favourite flowers, requests for information and irises, and all the usual BCIS information you’ve come to expect from the Rainbow Goddess. Download your copy now!
This latest issue includes articles with updates on the gardens in both the Okanagan and in Saanich. There is an interesting article about the very unusual Snakes Head or widow iris, Iris tuberosa. We have featured interesting Facebook groups and shows. And of course, this latest volume is full of beautiful photos of incredible irises. … Read more
After lots of research and searching back to 2005 and scanning more than 350 pages of old BCIS documents we have now uploaded all our previous publications to our website and you can find them on our Newsletters & Bulletins page (https://www.bcirissociety.com/ newsletters-bulletins/). There are many excellent articles on our favourite plant species and this … Read more
Our winter issue of the Rainbow Goddess, BC Iris Societies digital newsletter is now online! This issue has a lot of BCIS news and information about our favourite plant and many pictures of most of the different types of Iris and how to take care and grow them. Our big news is we will be … Read more
The summer issue of the Rainbow Goddess, the BC Iris Society’s digital newsletter, is now online and available to view and download! This issue of the Rainbow Goddess is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Ian Efford, scientist, friend and BCIS member. The iris and plant world in general lost a good friend and a … Read more
The second issue of the Rainbow Goddess, the BC Iris Society’s digital newsletter, is now online and available to view and download! This edition includes holiday greetings from the BCIS President, Richard J. Hebda, the story of Edmund William Neel: a Canadian Iris Breeder, information on the Summerland Ornamental Garden rejuvenation, details on the next … Read more
The first issue of the Rainbow Goddess, the BC Iris Society’s digital newsletter is now online and available to view and download! This newsletter has been in planning for a couple of years and we are proud to produce the first issue. This edition includes a message from the BCIS President, Richard J. Hebda, coverage … Read more