The Dwarf Iris Society (DIS) is an educational and scientific nonprofit organization. Founded by Walter Welch and associates in 1950 (as the Dwarf Iris Club), the society is now a section of the American Iris Society.
From the society's bylaws:
Section 2A. The primary purpose of this organization shall be to promote interest in the growing, development and preservation of miniature dwarf bearded Iris, hereinafter referred to as MDB. The means for attaining the purpose may include, but are not limited to:
Section 2B. Additionally DIS will acquaint fellow iris enthusiasts and the general public with the smaller irises of all classes and types; stimulate and foster interest in botanical and horticultural pursuits; cooperate with other organizations, public and private, to further learning about all dwarf irises by any means consistent with these Bylaws and as outlined in Section 2A.
See our leadership directory for contact information.
Photo credit: El Hutchison, 'Bugsy' (Hager, 1993)