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The William Mohr Medal

The William Mohr Medal is the highest award reserved exclusively for Arilbred Irises (irises that contain from 1/4 to less than 1/2 Aril) within the American Iris Society.

Note: This list contains only median irises that have received the award.

* Medal status achieved in 1993; Award Certificate in years prior to 1993.

To view a picture of the award winning iris, hover your mouse over the iris name.

Year Iris Name Hybridizer
2015Prince of Egypt
Prince of Egypt
Perry Dyer
2014Octave
Octave
Thomas Johnson
2013Egyptian Queen
Egyptian Queen
Thomas Johnson
2012Suspect
Suspect
Thomas Johnson
2011Persian Sapphire
Persian Sapphire
Lowell Baumunk
2010Ulalena
Ulalena
George Sutton
2008Shabaza
Shabaza
George Sutton
2003She Devil
She Devil
Paul Black
2002Omar's Gold
Omar's Gold
Carl Boswell
1999Patriot's Gem
Patriot's Gem
Fred Gadd
1998Bozrah
Bozrah
Fred Gadd
1998Prairie Thunder
Prairie Thunder
Paul Black
1997Omar the Tentmaker
Omar the Tentmaker
Carl Boswell
1996Solomon's Glory
Solomon's Glory
Hooker Nichols
1995Smoke With Wine
Smoke With Wine
Carl Boswell
1994Omar's Torch
Omar's Torch
Carl Boswell
*1993Jewel of Omar
Jewel of Omar
Carl Boswell
1992Omar's Torch
Omar's Torch
**
Carl Boswell
1991Jewel of Omar
Jewel of Omar
**
Carl Boswell
1989Green Eyed Sheba
Green Eyed Sheba
Carl Boswell
1986Smoke With Wine
Smoke With Wine
**
Carl Boswell
1984Cairo Love Song
Cairo Love Song
Hooker Nichols
1983Sizzle
Sizzle
Fred Gadd
1981Byzantine Beauty
Byzantine Beauty
Hooker Nichols
1979Pogo Doll
Pogo Doll
Leda Christlieb
1978Little Orchid Annie
Little Orchid Annie
Doris Foster
1977Girl Watcher
Girl Watcher
Stanley Street
1976Stitchery
Stitchery
Doris Foster
1975Mint Parfait
Mint Parfait
Doris Foster
1973Fairy Goblin
Fairy Goblin
Doris Foster
1972Saletta
Saletta
Stanley Street

**Later received the actual medal.

The C. G. White Medal

The C. G. White Medal is the highest award reserved exclusively for Aril-Arilbred Irises (Irises that are 1/2 or more Aril) within the American Iris Society.
(This list contains only the median irises that have received the award.)

* Medal status achieved in 1993. Award of Merit in years prior to 1993.
Year Iris Name Hybridizer
2011Hammurabi
Hammurabi
Lowell Baumunk
2007Omar's Eye
Omar's Eye
Carl Boswell
2006Omar's Stitchery
Omar's Stitchery
Carl Boswell
1976Loudmouth
Loudmouth
Jonnye Rich
1968Wee Scott
Wee Scott
Sam Street

AR - refers to Aril Iris.
AB - refers to Arilbred Iris.
Aril-Arilbred Irises - Aril to 1/2 or more Aril
Arilbred Irises - 1/4 to less than 1/2 Aril
Aril-median - Cross between Aril & a dwarf or median iris, which also meets the height requirements for classification as a median iris
Arilbred-median - Cross between Arilbred & a dwarf or median iris, which also meets the height requirements for classification as a median iris

For More Information About Aril & Arilbred Irises, check these Web Sites:

The Aril Society International

Sharon McAllister's Cyberspace Iris Garden

Royal Irises Iris section Oncocyclus