Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Cherokee Red') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Henry Lee Grant
Year Of Registration: 1939
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1939
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Fragrance: Slight

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: King Tut X (Jeb Stuart x unknown)
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
Napa Iris - What Painters' Irises do you have? New orders? by evelyninthegarden Apr 15, 2019 5:13 PM 46
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden May 5, 2019 8:28 PM 246
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 May 23, 2019 11:22 PM 698
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
After well nigh 50 years of growing iris .................. by TBMan Jun 17, 2018 8:48 AM 87
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
My first red seedling by TBMan Mar 16, 2018 9:08 PM 68
The "Chisholm Trail " and the "Cow Town Capers" by tveguy3 Feb 27, 2019 2:46 PM 158
What is your weather today in your iris garden? by evelyninthegarden Nov 11, 2019 7:38 AM 2,698
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
2018 Orders by Dachsylady86 Oct 15, 2019 7:30 PM 1,402
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Aug 1, 2019 11:56 AM 391
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503
Buckeye Valley Iris (Rosie Davis 2016 releases) by UndertheSun Dec 27, 2015 7:50 PM 19
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131

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