Hybridizer Thomas Johnson

Salem, Oregon, USA

Thomas Johnson was honored by the American Iris Society with the Hybridizer Award in 2014. He was a Dykes Medal winner for 'Paul Black' in 2010. He has received two Wister Medals; for 'Paul Black' and 'Ink Patterns'. In addition he received the Cook-Douglas medal (best SDB) in 2010 for 'Ultimate', the Knowlton medal (best BB) for 'Border Control', the Caparne-Welch medal (best MDB) for 'Wise'. He is also a three-time William-Mohr medal winner (best arilbred with less than 50% but at least 25% aril content) for 'Octave', 'Egyptian Queen' and 'Suspect', He has received thirty-six Awards of Merit and one hundred thirty-four Honorable Mentions. Thomas works all the bearded classes, growing a large number of seedlings each year. A prolific hybridizer, Thomas began hybridizing while he was living in Canada, continued after moving to Oklahoma, and finally to Oregon when Mid-America moved to Salem, (excerpted from IRISES: The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, Winter 2015, page 8)

List of registrations:

Arilbreds: Egyptian Queen'; 'Dubai', 'Golden Compass'; 'Octave', 'Parable', 'Pounce', 'Smokin' Hot', 'Sri Lanka', 'Suspect', 'Wowzie',

Border Bearded: 'Border Control', 'Haunted',

Intermediate Bearded: 'Code of Honor', 'Good Grief', 'Great Escape', 'I'm On Fire', 'Misfit', 'Pure Heart', 'What About Me',

Miniature Dwarf Bearded: 'Alas', 'Circa', 'Droplet', 'Fib', 'Keeno', 'Wise',

Miniature Tall Bearded: 'Cotillion Ball', 'Plinko', 'Start the Party', 'Tic Tac Toe',

Standard Dwarf Bearded: 'A Little Good News', 'Alaia', 'Ambitious One', 'Antsy', 'Assorted Flavors', 'Astro', 'Attendant', 'Beckoning', 'Blue Eyed Girl', 'Blushing Diamond', 'Brash And Sassy', 'Capiche', Certainly', 'Cherry Hollow', 'Chicklet', 'Choir', 'Clear Blue Sky', 'Clear Blue Waters', 'Clever', 'Color Blind', 'Cub Cadet', 'Dancing Around', 'Dither', 'Expectations', 'Fab Life', 'Fact', 'False', 'Fashion Baby', 'Fidget', 'Film Star', 'Flicka', 'Flirty Girl', 'Freckle Fantasy', 'Fret', 'Galaxy Quest', 'Giddy', 'Gold Digger', 'Golden Ring', 'Gottcha Good, 'Honorary', 'Hot Lava', 'In Cahoots', 'Intellect', 'Investor', 'Ionic Bond', 'Ironic', 'Jewels', 'Jitters', 'Joyful Love', 'Joyous High', 'Kerpow', 'Leopard Print', 'Little Keepsake', 'Little Love Song', 'Little Sweden', 'Little Sweetie', 'Looney', 'Magic Splash', 'Navy Ruffles', 'Neutron', 'Norway', 'Oh Canada', 'Oh Wow', 'Orange Smash', 'Parade Lap', 'Parade Star', 'Peach Pie', 'Ping','Pirate Baby', 'Plum Twist', 'Popsicle', 'Prego', 'Pulsator', 'Raspberry Crisp', 'Ray of Light', 'Review', 'Satin Dreams', 'Scroundrel', 'Scream', 'Script', 'She Bop', 'Shining Through', 'Short Film', 'Snitch', 'Spanish Lullabye', 'Squeal', 'Star of India', 'Stop and Stare', 'Stunt Double', 'Stylish Miss', 'Sunny Babe', 'Sweet and Innocent', 'Sweet Devotion', 'Tasman Sea', 'Thrifty', 'Throwing Darts', 'Thump', 'Tremors', 'True', 'Tuned In', 'Tweet', 'Twerk', 'Twirl', 'Twitter', 'Ultimate', 'Unwritten', 'Valedictorian', 'Victory March', 'Warm and Fuzzy', 'Whee', 'Wit', 'Woody Woodpecker', 'Yahtzee', 'Yodel', 'Young Lass', 'Zoltar'.

Tall Bearded (A-J): 'Abiding Love', 'All About Me', 'All The Talk', 'All Things Considered', 'Apricot Smoothie', 'Arts and Crafts', 'Asian Plum', 'Astrology', 'Athens', 'Attractive Lady', 'Au Contraire', 'Auckland', 'Aztec Art', Bad Attitude', 'Balancing Act', 'Ballet Performance', 'Baltic Sea', 'Barbara May', 'Barbara Rider', 'Beacon of Light', 'Belgian Princess', 'Berserk', 'Bigger Is Better', 'Blackberry Tease', 'Blanket of Snow', 'Born This Way', 'Brainteaser', 'Break Tradition', 'Bridal Icing', 'Bridal Party', 'Bright Sunshiny Day', 'Brilliant Disguise', 'Broken Heart', 'Bronze Heart', 'Brussels', 'Calgary', 'Call Me Maybe', 'Cantor', 'Caribbean Queen', 'Catch My Breath', 'Catwalk Queen', 'Center Line', 'Cherry Parfait', 'Chinook Arch', 'Chinook Winds', 'Clear Choice', 'Come To Order', 'Common Thread', 'Cool Mist', 'Coral Charm', 'Coralina', 'Country Dawn', 'Credentials', 'Crete', 'Cross Dresser', 'Crowned In Glory', 'Curve Ball', 'Dance Til Dawn', 'Dancing Delight', 'Dancing Ghost', 'Dancing In the Dark', 'Dancing Star', 'Daring Deception', 'Deep Currents', 'Deeper Meaning', 'Dialect', 'Dignified', 'Disco Eclipse', 'Disco Lights', 'Discovered Treasure', 'Disguise', 'Diversion', 'Don't Stop Believing', 'Down In Mexico', 'Dream Team', 'Drive Me Wild', 'Duplicity', 'Edge of Heaven', 'Eleganza', 'Elite', 'Faithfully Yours', 'Fall Fashion', 'Fashion Diva', 'Fashion Week', 'Fine Romance', 'Flamingo Frenzy', 'Flash of Light', 'Flying First Class', 'Foreigner', 'Formal Event', 'French Riviera', 'Full Disclosure', 'Full Figured', 'Full of Grace', ''Full Of Hope', 'Fundamental', 'Gallery', 'Game Player', 'Genealogy', 'Get Rhythm', 'Gibberish', 'Girl Gone Wild', 'Glamorous Life', 'Glimmer of Hope', 'Good Morning Sunshine', 'Grandstand', 'Grapetizer', 'Guatemala', 'Gypsy Lady', 'Hard To Resist', 'Having A Party', 'Heart of Glass', 'Heat Is On', 'Hello Darling, 'Higher Love', 'Highly Classified', 'Hold Me Now', 'Holiday Spirit', 'Hollywood Lights', 'Homebody', 'Hoo Doo', 'Hook', 'Hooked On A Feeling', 'Hope Springs Eternal', 'House Warming', 'Howler', 'Huckleberry Sundae', 'I Feel Lucky, 'I Have This Dance', 'I Hope You Dance', 'Ice Capades', 'I'm Back', 'Imagery', 'Impostor', 'In Style', 'In The MIx', 'In The Moment', 'In The News', 'Ink Patterns', 'Inner Darkness', 'Insaniac', 'Just A Crush', 'Just for Now',

Tall Bearded (K-Z): 'Kind Hearted', 'King's Reign', 'Kissed At Dawn', 'Kissed By An Angel', 'Laced Credentials', 'Land Down Under', 'Lasting Moment', 'Lecture', 'Living Easy', 'Living Legend', 'Locomotion', 'Lost Emotion', 'Lost In Love', 'Love Me True', 'Love Somebody', 'Lynette Blue', 'Mac 'N Cheese', 'Mad Over You', 'Made You Look', 'Mahogany Magic', 'Mardi Gras Ball', 'Marry the Night', 'Material Girl', 'Mayan Sunrise', 'Meadow Lark Song', 'Medal Of Honor', 'Midnight Velvet', 'Milan', 'Modern Woman', 'Moment To Treasure', 'Morning Sunrise', 'Mulberry Swirl', 'Music Lesson', 'Mythology', 'Naples', 'Need You Now', 'Note to God', 'Now Playing', 'Ode to Peace', 'One Last Kiss', 'Original Cast', 'Pacific Fire', 'Painted Love', 'Painter's Touch', 'Party Guy', 'Party Rock', 'Patchwork Puzzle', 'Paul Black', 'Peace Prayer', 'Penguin Party', 'Persistent Love', 'Pick Up Line', 'Pink Invasion', 'Poem of Love', 'Polar Mist', 'Polka', 'Polynesian Queen', 'Portfolio', 'Power Point', 'Prague', 'Presentation', 'Private Eye', 'Project Runway', 'Psychic', 'Publicity Stunt', 'Pumpkin Pie AlaMode', 'Punctuation', 'Purple Punch', 'Pursuit of Happiness', 'Puzzled', 'Rainbow Sunset', 'Rasputin', 'Ravishing Ruby', 'Read Between the Lines', 'Repertoire', 'Risk Taker', 'Risky Business', 'Royal Estate', 'Rumor Has It', 'Saturn', 'Safe And Sound', 'Scandinavian Gal', 'Scatterbrain', 'Scented Wonder', 'Scottish Lass', 'Seasons In the Sun', 'Secret Affair', 'Secretary', 'Sergey', 'Sharp Dressed Man', 'Shattered Glass', 'Shine On Me Sunshine', 'Shocker', 'Side Effects', 'Signs Of Hope', 'Simply Sensational', 'Sing to Me', 'Sizzlin' Hot', 'Skirt Alert', 'Slice of Heaven', 'Snapshot', 'Socialist', 'Soft Curves', 'Song Of Silence', 'Sordid Lives', 'Spell Check', 'Spiced Lemon', 'Spirit In the Sky', 'Spring Madness', 'Stage Presence', 'Steeples', 'Stilettos', 'Still the One', 'Stir It Up', 'Stole the Show', 'Strawberry Freeze', 'Strike A Pose', 'Striptease', 'Strut', 'Stylized', 'Suddenly', 'Sun Fun', 'Sun Power', 'Super Model', 'Sweet City Woman', 'Swing Dancer', 'Swivel Hips', 'Tainted Love', 'Take Me Home', 'Taking Chances', 'Team Player', 'Thinking Cap', 'Those Violet Eyes', 'Toronto', 'Totally Awesome', 'Totally Tropical', 'Town Flirt', 'Tropical Passion', 'True Promises', 'Truth Or Dare', 'Twilight Rhapsody', 'Up In Flames', 'Vanity Girl', 'Verdict', 'Voulez-Vous', 'Warranty', 'Water Waltz', 'Watercolor Print', 'What A Feeling', 'What A Party' 'When Doves Cry', 'Whisper In the Wind', 'Why Be Normal', 'Wild Angel', 'Winter Breeze', 'You Flirt',
Topic revision: r153 - 24 Oct 2019, Harloiris
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