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Spring 2021 Update

Award Winning English Tall Bearded Iris - Annabel Jane (UK Dykes Medal)

This is a copy of the Spring edition of our twice-yearly newsletter. If you would like to receive this please do feel free to subscribe. The last six months have been testing times for us all. In many ways this […]

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Autumn 2020 Update

This is a copy of the Autumn edition of our twice-yearly newsletter. If you would like to receive this please do feel free to subscribe. We have all been through an extraordinary period in the last six months. It is […]

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Spring 2020 Update

Bearded Irises at Marshgate - contrasting colours

This is a copy of the Spring edition of our twice-yearly newsletter. If you would like to receive this please do feel free to subscribe. Events over the last few weeks have had and will continue to have a dramatic […]

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Summer 2019 Update

I have been unwell over the winter and thought it wise to cancel all Shows/Events and Open Days in 2019 to concentrate on my recovery. This has proved a sensible move, and I am now definitely on the mend. All […]

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Hampton Court 2018

Blaeberry Pie One of Our Outstanding Award Winning British Bearded Irises

This was our first time at RHS Hampton Court. What a scorcher of a week it turned out to be, with 90 degree temperatures in the Floral Marquee all week. The plan was to display Bearded Irises in flower in […]

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2018 Garden Opening

Classic British Bearded Irises at Marshgate

We open the Garden at Marshgate, North Walsham in Norfolk after a gap of four years. Read about it in the local press. www.northnorfolknews.co.uk/news/national-collection-iris-open-north-walsham-1-5550567

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New Iris included in Newnham College Collection

Catherine Seville Pink Tall Bearded Iris

A new Newham Iris, Catherine Seville, is launched on 2nd June 2018 and added to the Newnham Iris Collection. This exquisite Bearded Iris is named after Doctor Seville, a former colleague of Professor Jenny Morton. Together they set up the […]

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New Iris Varieties

Hornpipe Tall White Bearded Iris with Purple 'stitching'

The English Iris Company is delighted to introduce three new Bearded Irises in 2018: Lime Soda, a stunning pale yellow; Whooper Swan (Dykes Medal Winner 1997), a really subtle white with pale red beard, with amazing structure; also Hornpipe, a […]

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Spring 2018 Update

Bearded Irises at Marshgate - different colour combinations

Moving Irises to Norfolk Work clearing the garden in Nottinghamshire was completed in October 2017 prior to the house being sold later in the year. This has been a major undertaking and has been in progress since 2013. The irises […]

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Alan Gray Draws the Winner from our Competition to ‘Name an Iris’

Alan Grey Drawing the Name an Iris Competition Winner

The Draw to name an Iris was carried out by Alan Gray, co-owner of the renowned East Ruston Gardens. I am pleased to announce that the winner is Susan Lankester from Wymondham in Norfolk; she visited the Stand at Chatsworth […]

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