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■(TB) 'Native Chief'

1966, Gibson

'Native Chief' (James Gibson, R. 1965) Seedling# 51-0PI. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Plicata; amber border on white. 'Henna Stitches' X 'Wild Ginger'. Cooley 1966.

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Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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NativeChief02.JPGJPG NativeChief02.JPG manage 73 K 01 Apr 2014 - 21:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Native_Chief_fl.jpgjpg Native_Chief_fl.jpg manage 53 K 18 Feb 2011 - 17:56 IrisP  
native-chief1-11.jpgjpg native-chief1-11.jpg manage 60 K 17 Oct 2015 - 23:11 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
native-chief2-11.jpgjpg native-chief2-11.jpg manage 49 K 17 Oct 2015 - 23:11 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
nativechief02.JPGJPG nativechief02.JPG manage 98 K 17 Jul 2014 - 15:42 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Lloyd Zurbrigg slide collection
nativechief2.jpgjpg nativechief2.jpg manage 77 K 12 Nov 2013 - 22:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
nativechief9.JPGJPG nativechief9.JPG manage 381 K 14 Feb 2021 - 12:40 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1976 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r15 - 28 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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