Pamela McGeorge is a freelance writer and was an editor of New Zealand Gardener magazine for several years. Alison Nicoll has grown bearded irises commercially since 1978. A member of the American Iris Society, she is also a senior judge for the New Zealand Iris and a member of the British Iris Society. In 1977, Alison was invited to join a panel of judges at the International Iris Concorso in Florence, Italy.
Fascinating facts about these fantastic flowers, considered by many as regal, rugged and refined.--Ken Smith"London Free Press" (06/16/2001) A comprehensive resource on these fantastic flowers ... generously illustrated with Russell McGeorge's lush photographs.-- (04/15/2001)