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■(TB) 'Chief Waukesha'

1978, Blodgett

'Chief Waukesha' (Arthur Blodgett, R. 1977). Seedling# 73-88. TB, 37" (94 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards ox-blood red (HCC 823/1); falls oxblood red (823); red beard tipped orange. 'Pink Favorite' X seedling# 71-71: ('Topaz Gem' x unknown). Blodgett 1978. Honorable Mention 1980

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From AIS Bulletin #229, Spring 1978 Introducing CHIEF WAUKESHA (A. Blodgett). #73-88. TB, 37", Pink Favorite X (Topaz Gem x unknown). Oxblood red self, B. same tipped orange. Well branched and a vigorous grower. The red that showed up well at the Memphis Convention Gardens. HC '77. $25.00. Blodgett Iris Gardens.
 
 


Culture

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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 - 21 Apr 2019

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chief02.jpgjpg chief02.jpg manage 103 K 05 Jun 2015 - 02:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
chief03.jpgjpg chief03.jpg manage 56 K 19 Jun 2015 - 19:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
chiefwaukecna1.jpgjpg chiefwaukecna1.jpg manage 37 K 26 Nov 2018 - 21:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
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chiefwaukesha03.JPGJPG chiefwaukesha03.JPG manage 129 K 10 Jun 2020 - 02:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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