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Hybridizer Richard (Rick) Tasco

Richard Tasco has won two Dykes Awards; for 'Splashacata in 2005, and 'Golden Panther' in 2009. Both of these irises also won Wister Medals for best Tall Bearded, in 2004 and 2006 respectively. He also won the Wister Medal for 'Absolute Treasure' in 2013, 'Black Magic Woman' in 2014, 'Temporal Anomaly', in 2015, and 'Autumn Explosion', in 2019. He has won White Medal for the AB : 'Chocolate Mint' in 2004, 'Noble Warrior' in 2012, and 'Sand Dancer' in 2017. He has won Knowlton Medal for the BB : 'Sheer Excitement' in 2018.

Rick was honored by the American Iris Society with the Hybridizer Award in 2010.


Arilbred: 'Alakazam'; 'Aztec Prince'; 'Bhutan'; 'Bold Awakening', 'Calypso Dancer'; 'Chain Reaction'; 'Chocolate Mint'; 'Confederate', 'Creative Art', 'Dragon's Eye', 'Enchanter's Spell'; 'Exotic Treasure', 'Eye of Excellence', 'Firefly Frenzy', 'Free As the Wind', 'Glow of Love', 'Lucky Dragon', 'Moment in the Sun', New Vision', 'Noble Warrior', 'Nova', 'On the Web', 'Rare Breed', 'Sailing At Dawn', 'Sand Dancer', 'Shaman's Magic', 'Signal Butte', 'Silent Sentry', 'Sun And Snow, 'Violet Storm', 'Vivid Dream', 'Warrior Prince'.

Border Bearded: 'Dark Wonder', 'Frosty Spirit', 'Magic Quest', 'Sheer Excitement',

Intermediate Bearded: 'Backlit Beauty', 'Bold Statement', 'Dark Forces', 'Double Overtime', 'Flying Solo', 'Hot Glow', 'Mariposa Wizard', 'Micro Burst', 'Miss Mauve', 'Precious Joy', 'Pretty Princess', 'Softly', 'Sonoran Sands', 'Sparkling', 'Starfield', 'Visual Pleasure', 'Winged Angel',

Standard Dwarf Bearded: 'All Ruffled Up', 'All That Magic', 'Atomic Glow', 'Beach Baby', 'Blue Oasis', 'Buttonwood', 'California Boy', 'Carmel Celeste', 'Chocolate Swirl', 'Coyote Moon', 'Early Look', 'Fancy Sparkler', 'Feel the Heat', 'First Sensation', 'Forever Orange', 'Inner Space', 'Lee Park', 'Love Unlimited', 'Morning Hues', 'Petite Ballerina', 'Private First Class', 'Replicator', 'Skyray', 'Southern Exposure', 'Wild Passions', 'Wizard's Return',

Species: 'Dazzling Eyes', 'Lavender Moonbeams', 'Winter Echoes', 'Wishmaster',

Tall Bearded: 'Absolute Treasure', 'American Original', 'Artistic Web', 'Autumn Explosion', 'Beyond Borders', 'Black Magic Woman', 'Blazing Beacon', 'Boundless Beauty', 'Broadband', 'Camera Ready', 'Celestial Explosion', 'Cosmic Vision', 'Dark Storm', 'Dragon King', 'Dream Express', 'First Prize', 'First Wave', 'Garden Debutante', 'Glacier Point', 'Golden Panther', 'Grand Classic', 'Highland Lord', 'Ice Cream Sundae', 'Ice Planet', 'Irresistible Charm', 'Island Breeze', 'Mariposa Autumn', 'Mariposa Skies', 'Molten Flame', 'Mystic Image', 'Noble Lord', 'North Rim', 'One Step Beyond', 'Optic Overload', 'Peach Pearl', 'Perfect Touch', 'Priceless Memories', 'Prime Power', 'Reality Check', 'Royal Storm', 'Ruffled Goddess', 'Secret Delight', 'Shadows of Night', 'Sierra Mist', 'Smoky Shadows', 'Solar Fire', 'Splashacata', 'Spring Elegance', 'Spring Fantasy', 'Storm Rider', 'Subtle Beauty', 'Sudden Impact', 'Temporal Anomaly', 'True Spirit', 'Under My Spell', 'Velvet Valentine', 'Visual Intrigue', 'Waves of Joy', 'White Hot',

Richard Tasco and Roger Duncan have Superstition Iris Gardens in Cathey's Valley, California. Below is a drone's eye view of their irises.


-- Main.RPries - 2012-05-18
Topic revision: r54 - 30 Sep 2020, Pamina
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