Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Chief') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Jacob Sass
Year Of Registration: 1926
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1926
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Bloom Season: Early
Bloom Color Classification: Blue
Flower Patterns: Self

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Behind the Numbers of All Things PlantsBehind the Numbers of All Things Plants
January 7, 2015

In today's article we'll examine the numbers. Which threads have had the most replies? Which is the most active forum? How many people come to the site each month? Let's dive in, look at the numbers, and see what interesting things we can find.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Comparison of "Most Popular" Iris to "Most Relevant" by ShawnSteve Jul 25, 2019 6:01 AM 35
What's the allure over Dusky Challenger? by lilpod13 Jul 1, 2019 8:20 PM 38
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Oct 6, 2019 5:38 PM 516
Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Sep 7, 2019 3:36 PM 543
Mystery Bearded Iris Cultivar by Scrumdidlyump Apr 24, 2019 9:52 PM 4
California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Nov 12, 2019 10:38 AM 1,031
Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Aug 29, 2019 8:38 PM 121
Thrivers 2019 by TBMan Jan 21, 2019 12:28 PM 18
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Nov 14, 2019 10:45 AM 2,473
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Nov 11, 2019 6:18 PM 707
Iris lovers and pet lovers... by evelyninthegarden Aug 2, 2019 2:58 PM 170
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
No Shows 2018 by urania1 Aug 21, 2018 2:27 PM 37
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
Visit to Thelma's 2018 by Cuzz4short Dec 4, 2018 8:18 PM 131
Some Color comes to Wisconsin! by tveguy3 Jul 18, 2018 9:08 AM 686
Mary's Garden 2018 by urania1 Jul 18, 2018 10:26 AM 162
New to Irises by joannakat Jun 2, 2018 11:30 AM 31
Cherokee chief by UncleWill Apr 8, 2018 6:54 AM 2

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