Grand Teton

Fred DeForest 1955/1956
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Fall Color:
Yellow
Standard Color:
Yellow
Pattern:
Self
Beard Color:
Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer:
Deforest F
Rarity:
GG Protected - Rare

Full Description

Seedling# 52-20. TB, 36-38″ (91-96 cm). Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y3, Standards wax yellow (Ridgway), falls deeper wax yellow overlaid sulphine. Yellow seedling x ‘Cloudcap‘. Irisnoll 1956. HM 1957; JC 1958.

From Rainbow Hybridizing Gardens catalog 1963: GRAND TETON (DeForest ’56) M-38″. Largest yellow ever created. Flowers measure 7 to 8 inches, falls frequently 4 inches wide. Prevented from being coarse by very wide ruffled petals with excellent substance. A near self in wax yellow with a faint wash of chartreuse. Very attractive, a fine grower. JC’58; RU-AM’&O, ’61 & ’62. Sib. to Honor Bright X Cloudcap. Regularly $3.50: on $15 order 2 for $3.15; on $25 order 3 for $2.95.