2012 Spring Convention Winners and Photos

2012 AIS Convention Award Winners:

President's Cup for Best In-Region Iris

  • 'Easy Being Green' (Richards, 2009)
  • First Runner Up: 'Calizona Gold' (Valenzuela, 2012)
  • Second Runner Up: 'Desert Sonata' (Edwards, 2010)
  • Third Runner Up: 'Coral Dancer' (Edwards, 2010)

Franklin Cook Cup for Best Out of Region Iris

  • 'Greatest Show On Earth' (Kerr, 2010)
  • First Runner Up: 'Beauty Becomes Her' (Black, 2010)
  • Second Runner Up: 'Doctor Who' (G. Sutton, 2010)
  • Third Runner Up: 'Sweeter Than Honey' (Van Liere, 2012)

Ben Hager Memorial Cup

  • 'Man's Best Friend' (Black, 2008)
  • First Runner Up 'Soleil' (M. Smith, 2012)
  • Second Runner Up 'Rimaround' (Aitken, 2007)
  • Third Runner Up 'Tic Tac Toe' (T. Johnson, 2010)

15 Favorite 2012 Convention Guest Irises by Popular Vote

  1. TB 'Beauty Becomes Her' (Black, 2010)
  2. TB 'Easy Being Green' (Richards, 2009 ); 2. TB 'Greatest Show On Earth' (Kerr, 2010)
  3. TB SA 'Doctor Who' (G. Sutton, 2010)
  4. TB 'Pacific Fire' (T. Johnson, 2007)
  5. TB 'Nessun Dorma' (Kerr, 2009); 6. TB 'Oh Carol' (Lauer, 2012)
  6. TB 'Genealogy' (T. Johnson, 2008); 8. Xerxes (Baumunk, 2010)
  7. TB 'Strawberry Frosting' (M. Sutton, 2010); 10. TB 'Tuscan Summer' (Keppel, 2010)
  8. TB 'Calizona Gold' (Valenzuela, 2012); 12. IB 'Man's Best Friend' (Black, 2008)
  9. TB 'Snapshot' (T. Johnson, 2008)
  10. TB 'Tobacco Chew' (Burseen, 2009)
  11. Favorite 2012 Convention Guest Seedlings:

    • Bill Tyson seedling 03-45-1
    • Gerald Moorhead seedling 06-115
    • Bob Annand seedling 99-16A
    • Photos:

      The following photos were taken by Katharina Notarianni.

      The thumbnails below are of low resolution (on purpose) so this page would open quickly for viewers. To see a larger image click on the thumbnail image.


      Ben Hager Memorial Cup - Man's Best Friend - Black 2008 IB - KN DSC_4289

      Ben Hager Memorial Cup Runner Up-1 - Soleil - Smith 2011 IB - KN DSC_3915

      Ben Hager Memorial Cup Runner Up-2 - Rimaround - Aitken 2007 IB - KN DSC_3912

      Ben Hager Memorial Cup Runner Up-3 - Tic Tac Toe - T Johnson 2010 MTB - KN DSC_4275

      Best Seedling-1 - Tyson Seedling 03-45-1 - KN DSC_3997

      Best Seedling-2 - Moorhead Seedling - 06-115 - KN DSC_3710

      Best Seedling-3 - Annand Seedling 99-16A - KN DSC_3500

      Franklin Cook Cup - Greatest Show On Earth - Kerr 2010 - KN DSC_6081

      Franklin Cook Cup Runner Up-1 - Beauty Becomes Her - Black 2010 - KN DSC_3537

      Franklin Cook Cup Runner Up-2 - Doctor Who - G Sutton 2010 - KN DSC_3264

      Franklin Cook Cup Runner Up-3 - Sweeter Than Honey - Van Liere 2012 - photo by BVL

      President's Cup - Easy Being Green - Richards 2009 - KN DSC_3416
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