INDIANA DAYLILY-IRIS SOCIETY (IDIS)
Non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of daylilies and iris
On our site you will find our calendar of events for this year, our newsletter, links to our national and regional societies, and links to local growers.
On Wednesday, May 3rd, Mark Druckenbrod from
Cleveland, Ohio will be presenting "Tropical butterfly adventures
around the world". He will speak briefly about his
daylily gardens www.lilycreekgardens.net , his daylily
hybridizing program, and his tropical orchids as well.
Mark is President of the Board of Directors of the Lake View
Cemetery Foundation in Cleveland. The cemetery is a garden-style
cemetery with historically and architecturally significant
buildings, monuments and memorials, and an arboretum with some of
the city's oldest trees. He has worked his entire career as a
consultant in the field of horticulture. During his 23 year association
with the Cleveland Botanical Garden, he developed the landscape
plans and oversaw the installation of plant collections in the Eleanor
Armstrong Smith Glasshouse. Mark maintains a private greenhouse
with over 600 cultivars and species of orchids. He hybridizes daylilies
and has introduced 20 cultivars. He is also a research associate
with the McGuire Center of Tropical Lepidoptera as the University
of Florida, conducting field studies of tropical butterflies,
ornamental horticulture, and rainforest flora and fauna.
Please join us for this butterfly adventure.
Median Iris Society Mini-Convention