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Hybridizer Allan Ensminger

Lincoln, Nebraska, USA (Region 21)

Allan Ensminger of Lincoln, Nebraska, was known for his work on variegated, broken color irises. Among these was the 1992 Knowlton Medal winner 'Batik' and the IB 'Hubbub'. In 2007 he won the Bennett C. Jones Award for Outstanding Median Hybridizing from the Median Iris Society. Other awards include the AIS Distinguished Service Medal in 1983 and the AIS Hybridizer Award in 1994.


Border Bearded: 'Arctic Spring', 'Batik', 'Berry Rich', 'Blue Too', 'Bly Cox', 'Brighten the Corner', 'Calico Kid', 'Calorific', 'Can Do', 'Color Brite', 'Donnay', 'Feathered Friend', 'He', 'Inty Greyshun', 'Iris Bohnsack', 'John's Joy', 'Little Miss', 'Lumina', 'Opals Opalescence', 'Peace On Earth', 'Shazam', 'Shirley's Golden Wedding Gift', 'Sonja's Selah', 'Take It Easy', 'Tis A Tizzy', 'Uh Huh', 'Very Varied', 'Wando', 'Wild N' Wayward', 'Yo', 'Zinc Pink',

Intermediate Bearded: 'Ain't She Sweet', 'Az Ap', 'Basso', 'Blue Eyed Blond', 'Come See', 'Cum Laude', 'Florenzia', 'Good and True', 'Hers', 'His', 'Hubbub', 'John', 'Kermit', 'La De Da', 'Landscaping Made Easy', 'Love's Tune', 'Mama Hoohoo', 'Morning Show', 'Nice N' Nifty', 'Pennyworth', 'Pleased As Punch', 'Samantha Rose', 'Up to Snuff', 'Wampum', 'Willow Ware',

Minature Dwarf Bearded: 'Kitty Kumquat', 'Minikin'.

Standard Dwarf Bearded: 'Abba Alias Abba', 'Abuzz', 'Acey Deucey', 'Ageless', 'Ajax the Less', 'Blue Mascara', 'Born Free', 'Do Si Do', 'Doodle Dandy', 'Irish Lass', 'Jillaroo', 'Limpid Pools', 'Llana', 'Miss Region Twenty-One', 'Missoula', 'One Accord', 'Ooh La La', 'People Pleaser', 'Pert', 'Pied Pretty', 'Plum Perfect', 'Rain Child', 'Seventy Seven', 'Shilly Shally', 'Sno Jo', 'Solar Song', 'Sweet n' Neat', 'Tantara', 'Ten', 'Terra Verde', 'Vavoom', 'What Again', 'Winsome Lose Some',

Tall Bearded: 'Almost Gladys', 'Autumn Years', 'Brindled Beauty', 'Burning Ember', 'Dominocus', 'Doodle Strudel', 'Faydy Girl', 'Gladys My Love', 'Golden Rial', 'Isn't This Something', 'Jazzebel', 'Jilted', 'John Paul Jones', 'Joy Joy Joy', 'Karen Christine', 'Lollapaloosa', 'Maria Tormena', 'Mean Streak', 'Nebraska Navy', 'Oos and Ahs', 'Our Flag', 'Out of Nowhere', 'Painted Plic', 'Pandora's Purple', 'Pay Dirt', 'Peach Jam', 'Peachy Creamy', 'Purple Streaker', 'Quite the Same', 'Shahrohk Mahrohki', 'Shirley Bevans', 'Sings So Softly', 'Solomon's Seal', 'Stripe It Rich', 'Suncatcher', 'True Heart', 'Virgie',
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Allan Ensminger.jpgjpg Allan Ensminger.jpg manage 57 K 20 Dec 2022 - 18:25 UnknownUser Scanned by David Potembski from AIS Bulletin #293 (Apr. 1994), p. 5.
Topic revision: r21 - 20 Dec 2022, davepote
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