Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Chianti') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: E. B. Williamson
Year Of Registration: 1929
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1929
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid

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
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Rose Unique x unknown

Discussion Threads about this plant
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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
"Goners" 2017 by UndertheSun Jan 12, 2018 10:49 AM 932
Iris guessing game by UndertheSun Jan 29, 2017 4:31 PM 104
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 18, 2019 1:33 AM 17,378
Superstition 2015 introductions by Misawa77 Jul 4, 2015 12:04 PM 585
Can you tell me anything about these irises? by meslgh Sep 4, 2014 9:03 PM 48
How about pinks to reds? by tveguy3 Jul 7, 2015 9:40 PM 229
Favorite Dark Tops by Betja Mar 21, 2012 9:20 AM 10
How About Our Favorite Reds? by Betja Feb 13, 2013 5:17 PM 44

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