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(TB) 'Grand Marshal'

1941, Milliken

'Grand Marshal' (Carl S. Milliken, R. 1941, I. 1944) TB, Midseason bloom, Color Class-Y4D. 'China Maid' x 'Chosen'.

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From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1945: GRAND MARSHAL (Milliken) A different and impressive deep yellow. Both standards and falls are a deep brown-yellow. The haft is flushed with brown and the beard blends with the haft. The flowers are extra large, semi-flaring and are borne on well branched 3-1/2 foot stems. $3.50, 3 for $9.00.
 
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
Topic revision: r8 - 14 Jun 2023, Harloiris
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