Organized in 2006, the purpose of BCIS is to promote the use of the genus Iris in gardens throughout British Columbia.

Benefits of British Columbia Iris Society membership include:

  • BCIS Winter Newsletter – packed with iris-related articles, including photos.
  • BCIS Spring & Fall Bulletins – includes announcements of future events & updates on previous events.
  • Annual General meeting & speaker in the spring.
  • Garden tours & workshops.
  • Group purchases.
  • Many opportunities to meet other iris enthusiasts, visit their gardens & exchange expertise.

BCIS Membership Dues coincide with the calendar year, January to December of the year.

  • $15 for individuals
  • $16 for families
  • $5 for youth under 18 years.

Please make your cheque payable to BCIS. You may pay for up to three years at a time for convenience:

Mail your cheques, with your Name, Mailing Address, Telephone, & E-mail address if you have one.

to: Bill Dumont
BCIS Membership
995 Hutchison Road,
Cobble Hill, British Columbia
V0R 1L4

For more information, contact Brenda Burch at 250 743 1638 or email to

To save postage, please include your email (if you have one) & we will email you your receipt & membership card(s). Otherwise, we will attach them to the next mailing. You can also elect to receive all the newsletters & bulletins, or just the bulletins, electronically.

If you see a RED DOT near your address on any of our mailings or read the PREVIOUS year e.g., “2017” on your address label, then it is time to renew your BCIS membership.