Ministre Fernand David


  • 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: Ferdinand Cayeux

INTRODUCED: 1930

CLASS: Tall Bearded

HEIGHT: 36"

BLOOM SEASON: Midseason

DESCRIPTION: Red-violet bitone, some white haft markings; burnt gold style arms; gold beards.

PARENTAGE: Not listed

AWARDS: Certificate of Merit 1930

PBF: Unknown

INTERESTING INFO:
From the 1930 Cayeux et LeClerc Iris Catalog: A very large flower perfect in shape and of fine substance. S. luminous bright reddish purple. F. intensely warm velvety dark reddish-purple, a much magnified "Germain Perthuis" but of richer coloring and much larger. A wonderful free bloomer, vigorous robust constitution and most strong rigid stems.