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■(TB) 'Tall Chief'

1956, DeForest

'Tall Chief' (Fred DeForest, R. 1955). Seedling# 53-59. TB, 38-40", Midseason bloom. Red self. Seedling: ( 'Argus Pheasant' x 'Garden Glory') X seedling: ( 'Lockwood' x 'General Patton'). Irisnoll 1956. Honorable Mention 1957.

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Tall Chief.JPGTall Chief fl.jpg

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From Walter Marx Gardens catalog 1962: TALLCHIEF (Deforest 1956) Each 3.00. This brilliant red self with its orange beard is really a step forward in search for the true red iris. Just about the finest red iris, in our opinion. HM 1957.
 


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