American Iris Society Region 5 Spring Meeting


April 23 & 24, 2019 Griffin, GA Hosted by Flint River Iris Society

Tuesday, April 23  Spalding Co. Extension Office, Hwy 16 (835 Memorial Drive) Griffin GA

4:30-5:30  Registration

5:00-5:30 Region 5 Board Meeting, (Officers and Club Presidents)

5:45-6:30 Dinner

6:45  Business Meeting

7:10  Fun Time

7:20  Auctions (Silent auction held only on Tuesday night. Bid early. Silent auction closes at end of Plant Auction)

Wednesday, April 24 UGA Research & Education Garden, 121 Ellis Rd. Griffin

Breakfast on your own

8:30 AM  Bus pick up at UGA Res. & Ed. Garden. Bus leaves promptly  at 8:30

9:00-9:45 Tour Caldwell Garden; judges training

10:30-12:30  Training in UGA Garden

12:30  Picnic lunch and dismissal 

Suggested Motels

Country Inn and Suites  1900 N Expy, Griffin 30223  (770 228-9799) 

Quality Inn  2014 N Expy, Griffin 30223  (770 299-6001) 

Baymont Inn  2007 N Expy, Griffin 30223 (770 504-6121) 

Comfort Inn & Suites 1906 N Expy, Griffin 30223 (770) 233-4747      

The Bell House  132 E College St, Griffin 30224  (678 688-4442) 


Registration fee for this meeting is $50.00.   For questions about registration, contact Penny Wendt at or 678 603 1533   Download these files to print:    Registration Form    Map 1  Map 2

Iris Viewing Locations

In additions to UGA and meeting gardens, irises are planted in downtown Griffin in the boulevard on Hill St. and can also be seen next to the Welcome sign on Hwy 16 as you drive west from I75.  You will also view irises donated by FRIS in front of the Spalding Co Extension Complex.