The ERIC NIES Medal
is the highest award reserved exclusively for Spuria Irises within the American Iris Society.

Year Variety Name Hybridizer
1994 SON OF SUN F Wickenkamp
1995 CINNAMON STICK OD Niswonger
1996 CHOCOLATE FUDGE OD Niswonger
1998 MISSOURI RIVERS OD Niswonger
1999 SULTAN'S SASH OD Niswonger
2000 ILA REMEMBERED B Hager
2001 MISSOURI SPRINGS OD Niswonger
2002 SUNRISE IN MISSOURI OD Niswonger
2003 MISSOURI SUNSET OD Niswonger
2004 MISSOURI RAINBOWS OD Niswonger
2005 MISSOURI IRON ORE OD Niswonger
2006 ADRIATIC BLUE OD Niswonger
2007 MISSOURI ORANGE OD Niswonger
2008 ELFIN SUNSHINE BC Jenkins
2009 MISSOURI AUTUMN OD Niswonger
2010 MISSOURI DREAMLAND OD Niswonger
2011 SPEEDING STAR A & D Cadd
2012 SOLAR FUSION L Walker
2013 MISSOURI ORCHID OD Niswonger
2014 GOLDEN DUCAT A & D Cadd

Award of Merit for Spuria Iris

Year Variety Name Hybridizer
1998 SONORAN SUNSET F. Wckenkamp
1998 ZULU CHIEF BC Jenkins
1999 SONORAN SKIES F Wickenkamp
1999 MISSOURI STREAMS OD Niswonger
2000 SUNRISE IN MISSOURI OD Niswonger
2000 SUNRISE IN SONORA F Wickenkamp
2001 MIDNIGHT RIVAL L Johnsen
2001 MISSOURI SUNSET OD Niswonger
2002 MISSOURI RAINBOWS OD Niswonger
2002 WYOMING COWBOYS F Wickenkamp
2003 MISSOURI IRON ORE OD Niswonger
2003 ADRIATIC BLUE OD Niswonger
2004 MISSOURI ORANGE OD Niswonger
2004 MISSOURI MOONLIGHT OD Niswonger
2005 ELFIIN SHADOWS BC Jenkins
2005 MISSOURI AUTUMN OD Niswonger
2006 HICKORY LEAVES OD Niswonger
2006 MISSOURI LEAVES OD Niswonger
2007 LACED SUNSHINE DL Shepard
2007 BUTTER RIPPLES BC Jenkins
2008 SPEEDING STAR A & D Cadd
2008 KISS OF CARAMEL A & D Cadd
2009 DORIS IRENE BC Jenkins
2009 HOCKA HOONA P Desantis
2010 SOLAR FUSION L Walker
2010 SUNRISE SURPRISE OD Niswonger
2011 MISSOURI ORCHID OD Niswonger
2011 GOLDEN DUCAT A & D Cadd
2012 CASTOR RIVER OD Niswonger
2012 SAINT PATRICK'S GOLD A & D Cadd
2013 MISSOURI MORNING OD Niswonger
2013 HONEY MOCHA LOTTA L Walker
2014 LEMON CHIFFON PIE A & D Cadd
2014 MISSOURI BOON OD Niswonger


Honorable Mention for Spuria Iris

Year Variety Name Hybridizer
1998 MIDNIGHT RIVAL L Johnsen
1998 MISSOURI LAKES OD Niswonger
1998 SUNRISE IN MISSOURI OD Niswonger
1998 WYOMING COWBOYS F Wickenkamp
1999 MISSOURI SUNSET OD Niswonger
1999 MISSOURI CLOUDS OD Niswonger
1999 GIUSEPPE BC Jenkins
1999 LADY BUTTERFLY BC Jenkins
2000 MISSOURI MOONLIGHT OD Niswonger
2000 ADRIATIC BLUE OD Niswonger
2000 STELLA IRENE OD Niswonger
2000 MISSOURI RAIINBOWS OD Niswonger
2001 MISSOURI IRON ORE OD Niswonger
2001 MISSOURI AUTUMN OD Niswonger
2001 ELFIN SUNSHINE BC Jenkins
2001 PEE WEE PETE DL Shepard
2001 MEGAGOLD BC Jenkins
2002 MISSOURI DREAMLAND OD Niswonger
2002 MISSOURI ORANGE OD Niswonger
2002 MISSOURI STAR OD Niswonger
2003 HICKORY LEAVES OD Niswonger
2003 BLUEBERRY SUNDAE OD Niswonger
2003 BUTTER RIPPLES BC Jenkins
2004 LACED SUNSHINE DL Shepard
2004 WHITEWATER RIVER OD Niswonger
2005 STRIKE ZONE BC Jenkins
2005 HOCKA HOONA P DeSantis
2005 PAINTER'S CHOICE BC Jenkins
2006 KISS OF CARAMEL A & D Cadd
2006 ELEVEN POINT RIVER OD Niswonger
2006 SPEEDING STAR A & D Cadd
2007 SPARKING CIDER A & D Cadd
2007 DORIS IRENE BC Jenkins
2007 SUNRISE SURPRISE OD Niswonger
2008 SOLAR FUSION L Walker
2008 GOLDEN DUCAT A & D Cadd
2008 SAINT PATRICK'S GOLD A & D Cadd
2008 STAR RIDER A & D Cadd
2009 MISSOURI ORCHID OD Niswonger
2009 CHOCOLATE DREAMS A & D Cadd
2009 VIOLET FUSION L Walker
2009 CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH A & D Cadd
2010 MISSOURI BOON OD Niswonger
2010 CASTOR RIVER OD Niswonger
2010 LEMON CHIFFON PIE A & D Cadd
2010 REMEMBERING VIC L Walker
2011 MISSOURI MORNING OD Niswonger
2011 HONEY MOCHA LOTTA L Walker
2011 RED WON BC Jenkins
2011 RHETT'S SURPRISE BC Jenkins
2012 LINE DANCING BC Jenkins
2012 COMANCHE MOON BC Jenkins
2012 OREGON CREAM L Walker
2012 WALK THE LINE J Hedgecock
2013 MISSOURI COPPER MINE OD Niswonger
2013 RED WAR CLOUDS L Walker
2013 ANGELIC SNOWFLAKE A & D Cadd
2014 CHOCOLATE ROSETTE OD Niswonger
2014 LILTING LAVENDAR T Aitken
2014 SKY DANCER J Hedgecock