Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Wild Frontier') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1999
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1999
Seedling Number: EE 949-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Rose
Violet
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Hazel brown standards with rosy midrib; pansy violet falls, russet marginal band, 1/4" outer rim cinnamon, shoulders reddish brown
Beard Color: Lavender at end, changing to tan

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Probably -- Y 542-1: (S 694-12, Fancy Brass sibling, x Spanish Leather) X BB 1257-1: (Syncopation x Bohemian)

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
Story Time by Polymerous Jan 17, 2017 7:35 AM 52
Which were your first iris? A trip down memory lane...... by Paul2032 Jan 20, 2016 6:15 AM 85
Few seedlings of mine by irisfirefighter Apr 20, 2015 3:43 AM 12
Show Us Your Blooms - Spring 2015 - Part 1 by Moiris Nov 23, 2015 9:29 AM 2,013
Checking Older Cultivars For Trade/Purchase by Moiris Jan 14, 2015 9:02 AM 71
Final Tallies! by tveguy3 Nov 2, 2014 8:24 PM 1,182
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
Hanover Bloom 2014 - Better late than never! by Misawa77 Dec 14, 2014 7:45 PM 1,112
How do your iris look in the fall? by Paul2032 Oct 27, 2012 6:58 AM 61
wanda rezac's list part 2 s-z by irisawe Oct 23, 2017 7:04 AM 20
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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