■(TB) 'Chief Waukesha'
, 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
| 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.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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.
- 21 Apr 2019
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