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 three Wister Medals; for 'Paul Black', 'Ink Patterns', and 'Insaniac'. 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).He later won a Dykes Medal for 'Daring Deception' in 2021.

List of registrations:

Arilbreds: Egyptian Queen'; 'Dubai', 'Golden Compass'; 'Octave', 'Panic Attack', 'Parable', 'Pounce', 'Shimmy Shake', 'Smokin' Hot', 'Sri Lanka', 'Suspect',

Border Bearded: 'Border Control', 'Courageous One', 'Frilled to Death', 'Haunted', 'I Believe',

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

Miniature Dwarf Bearded: 'Alas', 'Circa', 'Droplet', 'Fib', 'Keeno', 'Ribbit', 'Talking Back', 'Tiny Clown', 'Tit For Tat', 'Wise',

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

Standard Dwarf Bearded: 'A Little Good News', 'Alaia', 'All Of Me', 'Ambitious One', 'Antsy', 'Assorted Flavors', 'Astro', 'Atom Smasher', 'Attendant', 'Baby Blush', 'Beckoning', 'Believe', 'Blue Eyed Girl', 'Blushing Diamond', 'Born To Boogie', 'Brash And Sassy', 'Budgie', 'Bursting Flames', 'Candlelit Evening', 'Capiche', 'Captivating One', 'Catch My Eye', Certainly', 'Cherry Hollow', 'Chicklet', 'Choir', 'Chorus', 'Ciao Bella', 'Clear Blue Sky', 'Clear Blue Waters', 'Clever', 'Color Blind', 'Criss Cross', 'Cub Cadet', 'Curly Fries', 'Dancing Around', 'Detail Oriented', 'Dither', 'Drifter', 'Easy Banter', 'Egglicious', 'Expectations', 'Fab Life', 'Fact', 'False', 'Fashion Baby', 'Fidget', 'Film Star', 'Finding Peace', 'Five And Dime', 'Flicka', 'Flirty Girl', 'Freckle Fantasy', 'Fret', 'Full Alert', 'Galaxy Quest', 'Get Ready', 'Giddy', 'Girl Power', 'Glitter Bomb', 'Gold Digger', 'Golden Ring', 'Good Feeling', 'Gottcha Good, 'Happy Place', 'Hashtag', 'Here And There', 'Hit The Jackpot', 'Honorary', 'Hoochie Coochie', 'Hot Lava', 'In Cahoots', 'Intellect', 'Investor', 'Ionic Bond', 'Ironic', 'Jewels', 'Jig', 'Jitters', 'Joyful Love', 'Joyous High', 'Joyous One', 'Kerpow', 'Kitty Cat', 'Lead the Way', 'Leopard Print', 'Life Lesson', 'Little Chick', 'Little Keepsake', 'Little Love Song', 'Little Miss Sunshine', 'Little Sweden', 'Little Sweetie', 'Living Dangerously', 'Looking So Fine', 'Looney', 'Lost My Mind', 'Magic In The AIr', 'Magic Splash', 'Master The Flame', 'Mulberry Jam', 'My Little Friend', 'My Sweetness', 'Navy Ruffles', 'Neutron', 'Norway', 'Oh Canada', 'Oh My', 'Oh Wow', 'On A Lark', 'Orange Smash', 'Parade Lap', 'Parade Star', 'Party On', 'Peach Pie', 'Penny For Your Thoughts', 'Perfect Balance', 'Perfect Look', 'Pet Project', 'Ping','Pirate Baby', 'Plum Twist', 'Popsicle', 'Prego', 'Pulsator', 'Quigley', 'Radiate', 'Raspberry Crisp', 'Ray of Light', 'Review', 'Roman Numerals', 'Satin Dreams', 'Secret Password', 'Scroundrel', 'Scream', 'Script', 'Searing Embers,, 'She Bop', 'Shining Through', 'Short Film', 'Snitch', 'So Noted', 'Spanish Lullabye', 'Spicy Hot', 'Squeal', 'Star of India', 'Stop and Stare', 'Story Of Love', 'Stunt Double', 'Stylish Miss', 'Such A Delight', 'Sunny Babe', 'Sweet and Innocent', 'Sweet Baby Girl', 'Sweet Devotion', 'Sweet Tweet', 'Swizzle Sticks', 'Tasman Sea', 'Tasty Treat', 'Thimble', 'Thrifty', 'Throwing Darts', 'Thump', 'Tizzy Fit', 'Tremors', 'Tripwire', 'True', 'Tula', 'Tuned In', 'Tweet', 'Twerk', 'Twirl', 'Twitter', 'Twitter Bug', 'Two Hearts', 'Ultimate', 'Unspoken', 'Unwritten', 'Valedictorian', 'Very Berry Shake', 'Victory March', 'Warm and Fuzzy', 'Whee', 'Wit', 'Woody Woodpecker', 'Wowzie', 'Yahtzee', 'Yodel', 'Young Lass', 'Zig Zag', 'Zoltar'.

Tall Bearded (A-J): 'Abiding Love', 'Aces Wild', 'All About Me', 'All In Vein', 'All the Rage', 'All The Talk', 'All Things Considered', 'Almost Taste It', 'Angelic Morn', 'Apricot Smoothie', 'Arabian Treasure', 'Arts and Crafts', 'Asian Plum', 'Astrology', 'Athens', 'Attitude Adjustment', 'Attractive Lady', 'Au Contraire', 'Auckland', 'Autumn Tease', 'Awesome Wonder', 'Aztec Art', Bad Attitude', 'Balancing Act', 'Ballet Performance', 'Ballroom Belle', 'Baltic Sea', 'Barbara May', 'Barbara Rider', 'Bashful Look', 'Beachy Queen', 'Beacon of Light', 'Beautician', 'Beautiful Moment', 'Belgian Princess', 'Be Not Afraid', 'Berserk', 'Bigger Is Better', 'Big Flirt', 'Blackberry Tease', 'Blanket of Snow', 'Blushing Doll', 'Blushing Love', 'Blushing Moment', 'Bombshell', 'Born This Way', 'Brainteaser', 'Break My Heart', 'Break Tradition', 'Bridal Icing', 'Bridal Party', 'Bright Sunshiny Day', 'Brilliant Disguise', 'Broken Heart', 'Bronze Heart', 'Brussels', 'Calgary', 'Call Me Maybe', 'Candy Dust', 'Cantor', 'Caribbean Queen', 'Cash And Carry', 'Casting Call', 'Castle On The Hill', 'Catch My Breath', 'Catwalk Queen', 'Center Line', 'Chamber Of Secrets', 'Champagne Dream', 'Cherry Parfait', 'Chinook Arch', 'Chinook Winds', 'Clear Choice', 'Coat Of Many Colors', 'Come to Life', 'Come To Order', 'Common Thread', 'Conniption Fit', 'Cool Mist', 'Coral Charm', 'Coralina', 'Corporal', 'Counting Stars', 'Country Dawn', 'Cranberry Spritzer', 'Credentials', 'Crete', 'Cross Dresser', 'Crowned In Glory', 'Crystal Symphony', 'Curve Ball', 'Dance Off', 'Dance Til Dawn', 'Dancing Delight', 'Dancing Ghost', 'Dancing In the Dark', 'Dancing On My Own', 'Dancing Star', 'Dare To Be Different', 'Daring Deception', 'Dark Hour', 'Deep Currents', 'Deeper Meaning', 'Deep In Love', 'Dialect', 'Diamond Heart', 'Dignified', 'Disco Eclipse', 'Disco Lights', 'Discovered Treasure', 'Disguise', 'Diversion', 'Don't Stop Believing', 'Don't You Dare', 'Do The Fandango', 'Double Jeopardy', 'Down In Mexico', 'Dream Team', 'Dressed to the Nines', 'Drive Me Wild', 'Duplicity', 'Easy On the Eyes', 'Edge of Heaven', 'Eleganza', 'Elite', 'Executive Order', 'Eyes Of An Angel', 'Fairy Tale Romance', 'Faithfully Yours', 'Fall Fashion', 'Fashion Diva', 'Fashion Week', 'Fashionable Look', 'Feed The Flame', 'Feeling Romantic', 'Feel the Power', 'Festival Of Lights', 'Fine Romance', 'Flame Stitch', 'Flaming Torch', 'Flamingo Frenzy', 'Flash of Light', 'Flirty Tease', 'Flying First Class', 'Follow the Leader', 'Foolish Girl', 'Foreigner', 'Formal Event', 'French Riviera', 'Full Disclosure', 'Full Figured', 'Full of Grace', ''Full Of Hope', 'Full Of Joy', 'Fundamental', 'Gallery', 'Game Player', 'Garden Prince', 'Genealogy', 'Get Rhythm', 'Gibberish', 'Girl Gone Wild', 'Girl Like You', 'Glamorous Life', 'Glimmer of Hope', 'Good Morning Sunshine', 'Good Times Roll', 'Grandstand', 'Grapetizer', 'Greetings My Lady', 'Guatemala', 'Gussied Up', 'Gypsy Lady', 'Hard To Resist', 'Having A Party', 'Headline News', 'Headshot', 'Hear Me Roar', 'Heart of Glass', 'Heat Is On', 'Heat of the Moment', 'Hello Darling, 'Hey Soul Sister', 'Higher Love', 'Highly Classified', 'Hip Hip Hooray', 'Hold Me Now', 'Holiday Spirit', 'Hollywood Lights', 'Homebody', 'Honor Roll', 'Hoo Doo', 'Hook', 'Hooked On A Feeling', 'Hope Springs Eternal', 'Hour Of The Dawn', 'House Of Light', 'House Warming', 'How Wonderful', 'Howler', 'Huckleberry Sundae', 'Hung Up On You', 'I Feel Lucky, 'I Have This Dance', 'I Hope You Dance', 'Ice Capades', 'Ignite The Light', 'I'm Back', 'Imagery', 'Impostor', 'In Full View', 'In Style', 'In The MIx', 'In The Moment', 'In The News', 'Ink Patterns', 'Inner Darkness', 'Insaniac', 'Instant Message', 'I Write The Songs', 'Just A Crush', 'Just Curious', 'Just for Now', 'Just Wanting Attention', 'Just You And Me',

Tall Bearded (K-Z): 'Kind Hearted', 'King's Reign', 'Kiss the Night', 'Kissed At Dawn', 'Kissed By An Angel', 'Laced Credentials', 'Land Down Under', 'Lasting Moment', 'Latest Fashion', 'Lavender Breeze', 'Lavender Whirl', 'Law and Order', 'Leave Me Breathless','Lecture', 'Lessons In Love', 'Let's Snuggle', 'Line Item', 'Living Easy', 'Living It Up', 'Living Legend', 'Locomotion', 'Lost Emotion', 'Lost In Love', 'Love Me True', 'Love Somebody', 'Lover's Kiss', 'Loving Embrace', 'Lynette Blue', 'Mac 'N Cheese', 'Mad Over You', 'Made You Look', 'Madly In Love', 'Magic Trick', 'Mahogany Magic', 'Making A Scene', 'Mardi Gras Ball', 'Marry the Night', 'Material Girl', 'Mayan Sunrise', 'Meadow Lark Song', 'Medal Of Honor', 'Midnight Velvet', 'Milan', 'Mind Blowing', 'Mixed Feelings', 'Modern Woman', 'Moment To Treasure', 'Mood For Love', 'Moonlit Rendezvous', 'Morning Sunrise', 'Mulberry Swirl', 'Music Lesson', 'My Pretty', 'Mystery Lady', 'Mystic Art', 'Mythology', 'Naples', 'Natural High', 'Need You Now', 'Night Whispers', 'Note to God', 'Now Playing', 'Now What', 'Ode to Peace', 'Oh What Fun', 'One Last Kiss', 'One Step Closer', 'One That I Want', 'Only A Lady', 'Open Heart', 'Orange Temptaion', 'Original Cast', 'Overshadowed', 'Own The Night', 'Pacific Fire', 'Painted Love', 'Painted Sky', 'Painter's Touch', 'Paloma Blanca', 'Paradise Sunset', 'Park City', 'Party City', 'Party Guy', 'Party Rock', 'Patchwork Puzzle', 'Paul Black', 'Pay It Forward', 'Peace Prayer', 'Peach Shake', 'Penguin Party', 'Perihelion Pass', 'Persistent Love', 'Peruvian Dancer', 'Pharaoh's Poet', 'Photo Shoot', 'Pick Up Line', 'Piece By Piece', 'Pink Invasion', 'Poem of Love', 'Poetic Mist', 'Polar Mist', 'Polka', 'Polynesian Queen', 'Portfolio', 'Power Point', 'Prague', 'Precious Thing', 'Presentation', 'Private Eye', 'Private Lesson', 'Private Party', 'Professor', 'Project Runway', 'Prophetic Dream', 'Psychic', 'Publicity Stunt', 'Puerto Vallarta' 'Pull Me Close', 'Pumpkin Pie AlaMode', 'Punctuation', 'Pure Intentions', 'Purple Punch', 'Pursuit of Happiness', 'Puzzled', 'Quarterback', 'Que Sera Sera', 'Rainbow Sunset', 'Raspberry Pie', 'Rasputin', 'Ravishing Ruby', 'Reach the Stars', 'Read All About It', 'Read Between the Lines', 'Read My Mind', 'Repertoire', 'Risk Taker', 'Respect', 'Risky Business', 'Rodeo Cowboy', 'Rolling In The Deep', 'Royal Estate', 'Royal Passage', 'Rule the World', 'Rumor Has It', 'Runaround', 'Safe And Sound', 'Saturn', 'Say It Right', 'Say The Word', 'Scandinavian Gal', 'Scatterbrain', 'Scented Wonder', 'Scottish Lass', 'Seasons In the Sun', 'Secret Affair', 'Secret Hopes', 'Secret Past', 'Secretary', 'Sending Love', 'Sergey', 'Shadow Bands', 'Shadowboxer', 'Sharp Dressed Man', 'Shattered Glass', 'Shine On Me Sunshine', 'Shockaholic', 'Shocker', 'Shocking Secret', 'Shout It Out Loud', 'Side Effects', 'Signs Of Hope', 'Simple Magic', 'Simply Fabulous', 'Simply Sensational', 'Sing to Me', 'Sizzlin' Hot', 'Skirt Alert', 'Slice of Heaven', 'Smashing Sensation', 'Smiles All Around', 'Smoldering Passion', 'Snapshot', 'So Excited', 'Socialist', 'Soft Curves', 'So Happy', 'So Hot', 'Somebody To Love', 'Song Of Silence', 'Sordid Lives', 'Spell Check', 'Spiced Lemon', 'Spine Tingler', 'Spirit In the Sky', 'Spring Madness', 'Stage Presence', 'Steeples', 'Stilettos', 'Still the One', 'Stir It Up', 'Stitches', 'Stoked', 'Stole the Show', 'Strawberry Bliss', 'Strawberry Freeze', 'Strike A Chord', 'Strike A Pose', 'Striptease', 'Strut', 'Stuck On You', 'Stylized', 'Suddenly', 'Sugarbaby', 'Sundown Beach', 'Sun Fun', 'Sun Power', 'Super Model', 'Sussudio', 'Sweet City Woman', 'Sweet Talker', 'Swing Dancer', 'Swivel Hips', 'Tainted Love', 'Take Me Home', 'Taking Chances', 'Tanzanian Queen', 'Team Player', 'That's Entertainment', 'That's My Girl', 'Thinking Cap', 'Those Violet Eyes', 'Thundering Applause', 'Timeless Treasure', 'Top Choice', 'Toronto', 'Totally Awesome', 'Totally Tropical', 'Town Flirt', 'Treasure Bay', 'Trending', 'Tropical Breeze', 'Tropical Passion', 'True Promises', 'Truth Or Dare', 'Turn Back Time', 'Twilight Rhapsody', 'Unbridled Passion', 'Untamed Glory', 'Up In Flames', 'Vanity Girl', 'Verdict', 'Vintage Look', 'Voulez-Vous', 'Walk Right Back', 'Warranty', 'Water Waltz', 'Watercolor Print', 'What A Circus', 'What A Feeling', 'What A Party', 'What A View', 'When Doves Cry', 'Whimsical Lady', 'Whisper In the Wind', 'Whisper My Name', 'Why Be Normal', 'Wild Angel', 'Wild Surprise', 'Winter Breeze', 'Witch's Spell', 'Word Game', 'Wrap Her Up', 'You Flirt', 'You Can Jive', 'You Pretty Thing', 'You're The One',
Topic revision: r333 - 07 Dec 2022, BrewItt
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