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Hybridizer William Hill Dunman (1872-1960)

Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Landscape gardener, College of Agriculture, Experiment Station, the University of Nebraska, Iris breeder.¹ William Dunman, was an active member of the Garden Club of Lincoln. An Englishman, he gardened at Sandringham Palace and was a graduate from Kew Gardens. He came to the University's College of Agriculture in 1909. William was also an avid bowler and grew roses.²


Tall Bearded: 'Alida Scott', 'Blushing Ruth', 'Edra'.

¹Gersdorff, Chas, Colquitt, Mrs. Walter (1946). Report of the Registrar, Additions to, and Corrections of, List of Breeders. Etc., American Iris Society Bulletin 104(January 1947);102.
²Ancestry.com. (Lincoln, Nebraska), Lincoln Evening Journal and Nebraska State Journal, February 26, 1960; 12. [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.

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