Frontier Marshall


  • 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

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

ORIGINATOR: Schreiner

INTRODUCED: 1965

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 36"

BLOOM SEASON: Early to Mid

DESCRIPTION: Uniform crimson lake red self; bronzy cast beard.

PARENTAGE: (Trim x Tall Chief) X Gypsy Jewels

AWARDS: HM'66, Judges' Choice '67, Cook-Lapham Bowl '67, AM'68

PBF: Unknown

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1965 Schreiner's Iris Lover's Catalog: We have always been interested in the development of finer reds, and, while progress has been gradual rather than spectacular, we feel that several of the seedlings we have succeeded in developing have added materially to the excellence that this class possesses today especially in the realm of good sized flowers and tall, well-branched stems. In color, Frontier Marshall is a rich, uniform shade of crimson lake. Except for the rich bronzy cast of the beard, it is a true self. Note the broad, classic form, venation-free hafts, high sheen and you will realize more and more that it is an exceptionally rich and beautiful iris.