AUBURN — The Annual Maine Iris Society Show will take place from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 16, in the cafeteria of Auburn Middle School, 38 Falcon Drive.

Admission is free. The entrance is in the back of the school.

Irises will be displayed and judged as individual flower stalks and interpretive floral arrangements. A display of peony flowers and hosta leaves will also be staged. Because of this year’s weather, it is expected that the show will feature Siberian irises and later blooming tall Bearded irises.

Several people’s choice categories allow attendees to vote on their favorites. Hybridizers in the society will have seedlings of the flowers they have bred. A sale of median iris rhizomes, potted perennials and annuals will accompany the show.

The show is co-chaired by Peter Young of Buckfield, the society’s secretary, and Sue Labonville of Shelburne, New Hampshire. Other officers are Pauline Grenier of Minot, Harriet Robinson of Otisfield and Ted White of Minot. Club members will be available to answer the questions about growing irises.

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