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AIS Awards 2022

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Previous Years Awards Image Galleries; 2013; 2014; 2015: 2016; 2017; 2018; 2019; 2021:

THE DYKES MEDAL

All iris classes, originated in US or Canada (Total votes cast = 307)
21 ‘Football Hero’ - Tb Iris - (Lynda Miller)
Runners Up:
19 ‘Notta Lemon’ - Tb Iris - (Tom Burseen) 18 ‘Don't Doubt Dalton’ - Tb Iris - (Tom Burseen)
15 ‘Autumn Explosion’ - Tb Iris - (Richard Tasco) 15 ‘Desert Snow’ - Ab Iris - (Paul Black)
14 ‘Belle Fille’ - Tb Iris - (Marky Smith)

THE JOHN C. WISTER MEDAL

Tall Bearded irises (Total votes cast = 748)
31 ‘Good Morning Sunshine’ (Thomas Johnson) 29 ‘Tijuana Taxi’ (Douglas Kanarowski)
24 ‘Coal Seams’ (Schreiner)
Runners Up:
21 ‘High Desert’ (Keith Keppel) 21 ‘Prissy Christy’ (Tom Burseen) 19 ‘Marrying Kind’ (Keith Keppel)
18 ‘Oil Painting’ (Joseph Ghio) 16 ‘Broke Again’ (William Tyson) 16 ‘Brouhaha’ (Joseph Ghio)
16 ‘Global Crossing’ (Robert Van Liere) 16 ‘My Lady's Manor’ (Philip W. Remare)

THE KNOWLTON MEDAL

Border Bearded irises (Total votes cast = 146)
43 ‘Boy Genius’ (Joseph Ghio)
Runners Up:
35 ‘Dark Wonder’ (Richard Tasco) 34 ‘Wild’ (Paul Black) 33 ‘What's New Pussycat’ (Paul Black)

THE HANS AND JACOB SASS MEDAL

Intermediate Bearded irises (Total votes cast = 163)
50 ‘Apple Crisp’ (Paul Black)
Runners Up:
45 ‘Spectator’ (Keith Keppel) 37 ‘Witty’ (Paul Black) 30 ‘Dog And Pony Show’ (Paul Black)

THE WILLIAMSON-WHITE MEDAL

Miniature Tall Bearded irises (Total votes cast = 164)
50 ‘Breakfast In Bed’ (Charles Bunnell)
Runners Up:
47 ‘Little White Tiger’ (Jean Witt) 36 ‘Chocolate Fountain’ (Kenneth Fisher)
30 ‘Plum Happiness’ (Lynda Miller)  

THE COOK-DOUGLAS MEDAL

Standard Dwarf Bearded irises (Total votes cast = 183)
34 ‘Coconino’ (Marky Smith)
Runners Up:
22 ‘Abuzz With Charm’ (Carol Coleman) 22 ‘Oh Canada’ (Thomas Johnson) 13 ‘Beckoning’ (Thomas Johnson)
13 ‘Look Inside’ (Paul Black) 12 ‘Blue Oasis’ (Richard Tasco)

THE CAPARNE-WELCH MEDAL

Miniature Dwarf Bearded irises (Total votes cast = 93)
38 ‘Rivulet’ (Keith Keppel)
Runners Up:
32 ‘Black Olive’ (Paul Black) 22 ‘Hot Coals’ (J. T. Aitken)

THE CLARENCE G. WHITE MEDAL

Aril irises and arilbred irises with at least 50% aril content (Total votes cast = 69)
36 ‘Alakazam’ (Richard Tasco)
Runners Up:
32 ‘Eyes On You’ (Paul Black)

No THE WILLIAM MOHR MEDAL this year

Only one candidate

THE FOUNDERS OF SIGNA MEDAL

Species irises (Total votes cast = 47)
19 ‘All Stripes’ (Marty Schafer & Jan Sacks)
Runners Up:
15 ‘Wild Whispers’ (Carol Coleman) 12 ‘Cloud Of Dragons’ (Anita Moran)

THE RANDOLPH PERRY MEDAL

Species cross hybrid (SPEC-X) irises (Total votes cast = 82)
21 ‘Kurokawa-Noh’ (J. T. Aitken) 21 ‘Yasha’ (Hiroshi Shimizu By Carol Warner)
Runners Up:
17 ‘Chocobeards’ (Lynn Markham) 15 ‘Just Dotty’ (Bruce Filardi) 7 ‘Roy's Baby’ (J. T. Aitken)

THE SYDNEY B. MITCHELL MEDAL

Pacific Coast Native irises (Total votes cast = 38)
10 ‘Going Bananas’ (Joseph Ghio)
Runners Up:
9 ‘Banner For Iona’ (Joyce Prothero) 5 ‘Costanoa’ (Joseph Ghio) 4 ‘Open Eyes’ (Joseph Ghio)
4 ‘Sunset Beach’ (Joseph Ghio) 3 ‘Avila Beach’ (Emma Elliott)

THE MARY SWORDS DEBAILLON MEDAL

Louisiana irises (Total votes cast = 126)
41 ‘Watermelon Wizard’ (Hooker Nichols)
Runners Up:
34 ‘Melody Wilhoit’ (Hooker Nichols) 21 ‘Gris Gris’ (Patrick O'connor) 15 ‘Seminole Moon’ (Harry Wolford)
13 ‘Southern Star’ (Heather Pryor)

THE MORGAN-WOOD MEDAL

Siberian irises (Total votes cast = 139)
33 ‘Fisherman's Fancy’ (James Copeland)
Runners Up:
28 ‘Concord Crush’ (Bob Bauer/John Coble) 28 ‘Hail To The Chief’ (Robert Hollingworth) 25 ‘Black Joker’ (Marty Schafer & Jan Sacks)
23 ‘Bluebird Kisses’ (Marty Schafer & Jan Sacks)

THE ERIC NIES MEDAL

Spuria irises (Total votes cast = 92)
36 ‘Ode To A Toad’ (Brad Kasperek)
Runners Up:
28 ‘Going Wild In Missouri’ (O. D. Niswonger) 27 ‘Hot Chili’ (J. T. Aitken)

THE PAYNE MEDAL

Japanese irises (Total votes cast = 71)
23 ‘Flamingo Waltz’ (Chad Harris)
Runners Up:
13 ‘Alexisaurus’ (Jill Copeland) 12 ‘Artesian Spring’ (Chad Harris) 12 ‘Red Repeater’ (J. T. Aitken)
11 ‘Japanese Plum’ (Chad Harris)

THE FRED AND BARBARA WALTHER CUP

(Most HM votes in any category)
37 ‘Bright And Shining Star’ - Tb Iris - (Paul Black)
Runners Up:
34 ‘Magic Ring’ - Tb Iris - (Keith Keppel) 33 ‘You're So Veined’ - Tb Iris - (Richard Tasco) 32 ‘Gold Dust Woman’ - Tb Iris - (Howard Dash)
32 ‘Pussycat Eyes’ - Ab Iris - (Paul Black) 27 ‘Eye Of Excellence’ - Ar Iris - (Richard Tasco) 26 ‘Supercharged’ - Tb Iris - (Joseph Ghio)
25 ‘Howla Pena’ - Tb Iris - (Tom Burseen) 25 ‘Shattered Dreams’ - Tb Iris - (David Toth) 24 ‘Arctic Chill’ - Tb Iris - (Keith Keppel)

See Also Awards Of Merit : Honorable Mentions

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