The American Iris Society judges, voting the 2019 ballot, have selected three Louisiana irises to receive the Mary Swords DeBaillon Medal, the highest award for Louisiana irises (unless you consider The Dykes Medal).  The winners are:

'Dark Dude' by Ron Betzer with 24 votes

Lemon Zest by Kevin Vaughn with 24 votes

Michigan Belle by Jill Copeland with 24 votes

Congratulations to Ron, Kevin and Jill!

To see the list of all American Iris Society 2019 awards for Louisiana Irises, The American Iris Society Awards for 2019