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■(TB) 'Frontier Marshall'

1965, Schreiner

'Frontier Marshall' (Schreiner, R. 1964). Seedling# T-349-C. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early midseason bloom. Uniform crimson lake red self; bronzy cast beard. ('Trim' x 'Tall Chief') X 'Gypsy Jewels'. Schreiner 1965. Honorable Mention 1966, Judges Choice 1967, Cook-Lapham Bowl 1967, Award of Merit 1968.

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Awaiting original catalog description.
FRONTIER MARSHALL (Schreiner '65) A big flower for a red, excellently formed and substanced and borne on tall and widely branched stems. The catalog listing of crimson lake just about hits its color. Excellent in Ohio. We wonder how it will stand the rigors of our southern climate where many reds are definitely not happy. [Ralph and Helen Lewis, “Iris from the Carolinas to Iowa and Ohio,” Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 179 (October 1965): 91.]
FRONTIER MARSHALL is a dependable garden performer in the red class. Very vigorous and floriferous, though the form isn't up to the par of some of the other "reds." [Joe Ghio, “The Eye of the Beholder,” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 199 (October 1970): 44.]

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Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07


-- KentPfeiffer - 2010-07-13
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FrontierMarshall.jpgjpg FrontierMarshall.jpg manage 70 K 20 Jan 2011 - 15:32 Main.avmoran  
FrontierMarshall02.jpgjpg FrontierMarshall02.jpg manage 66 K 25 Mar 2014 - 19:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
FrontierMarshall03.jpgjpg FrontierMarshall03.jpg manage 85 K 25 Mar 2014 - 19:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
FrontierMarshall04.jpgjpg FrontierMarshall04.jpg manage 152 K 16 Sep 2017 - 03:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
FrontierMarshall12BHI.jpgjpg FrontierMarshall12BHI.jpg manage 77 K 19 Apr 2012 - 14:51 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Frontier_Marshall.JPGJPG Frontier_Marshall.JPG manage 66 K 15 Feb 2011 - 05:23 IrisP  
IMG_6491.jpgjpg IMG_6491.jpg manage 96 K 17 Feb 2017 - 17:20 Main.davepote Taken in Doris Rebert's garden 2015, Westminster, MD
TB-Frontier-Marshall.jpgjpg TB-Frontier-Marshall.jpg manage 59 K 22 Oct 2010 - 21:47 EleanorHutchison Don McQueen photo, London, Ont, Canada Z5
frontiermarshall03.JPGJPG frontiermarshall03.JPG manage 103 K 12 May 2014 - 02:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
frontiermarshall05.jpgjpg frontiermarshall05.jpg manage 51 K 03 Sep 2015 - 03:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
frontiermarshall8.jpgjpg frontiermarshall8.jpg manage 65 K 08 Nov 2013 - 17:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
Topic revision: r28 - 26 Jan 2021, Harloiris
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