Galleon Gold


  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

  • Photo by Carlos Ayento; taken at Brighton Park Iris

ORIGINATOR: Schreiner

INTRODUCED: 1977

CLASS: Standard Dwarf Bearded

HEIGHT: 12"

BLOOM SEASON: Early

DESCRIPTION: S. pure golden yellow; F. richer golden yellow; azure blue beard.

PARENTAGE: Young Heart X Gingerbread Man

AWARDS: Honoarable Mention 1979

PBF: None

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1977 Schreiner’s Iris Lovers Catalog: From the cross of Young Heart x Gingerbread Man this selection is the purest, deepest gold with a deeper, sharper blue beard than others – exceptional.

A galleon is a large sailing vessel that was used in the 15th to 19th centuries as a war or merchant ship.