Fiesta Brava


  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

ORIGINATOR: Gordon Plough

INTRODUCED: 1973

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 34"

BLOOM SEASON: Mid

DESCRIPTION: S. straw yellow; F. blend of purple, brown and rose, brown haft; Chinese yellow beard.

PARENTAGE: Mariachi X 65-52-8: (inv. Blakstok, Flame Kiss, Gay Paree, Marsala, Orange Frills, Top Flight, Henna Rust sib, Milestone sib).

AWARDS: Honorable Mention 1977

PBF: Unknown

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1975 Tempo Two Iris Catalog: Ruffled standards are straw yellow, styles are the same color. Falls are a rich blend of brown rose and purple with brown hafts. They are ruffled and flare nicely. Beard is Chinese yellow. Well branched and a good grower.

From the 1980 Melrose Gardens Catalog: A true, boldly contrasted variegata. The standards are gleaming, pure yellow, the falls smooth, deep red with hints of crimson; brown hafts. Spectacular.