Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'War Chief') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Schreiner
Year Of Registration: 1992
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1992
Seedling Number: T 1503-A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Red
Beard Color: Yellow
Foliage: Purple Based
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1995

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: Minisa X M 1005-A: (Sultan's Palace x Gallant Moment)
Child plants: 4 child plants

War Chief

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War Chief
By MShadow
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Location: Denver Metro CODate: 2015-06-04Taken in the morning after a very heavy rain
By Skiekitty
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Location: Burlington, NCDate: 2018-05-05War Chief
By CiCi
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Location: My backyard in Allentown, PADate: 2017-05-22War Chief peaking on 22 May 2017.
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By MargieNY
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Location: West Valley City, UTNot fully opened.
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Photo courtesy of Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
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Location: southern KYDate: 4000-05-29
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Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: West Valley City, UTIn back with Iris 'Batik' in front.
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Location: Weiser, IDDate: 2015 season
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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On August 28, 2018 Potted up
with Indian Chief
piksihk On June 29, 2018 Obtained plant
Zencat On May 15, 2018 Bloomed
Zencat On May 11, 2017 Bloomed
Zencat On May 4, 2015 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Feb 14, 2019 2:54 PM 235
Your 2019 order wish list by creativeclover Sep 3, 2018 9:41 AM 60
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Feb 13, 2019 11:53 PM 1,742
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
Wanted: these hard to find irises by BlueFlagFan Jan 28, 2019 11:37 AM 277
Utah Iris Season 2017 by Zencat Nov 1, 2017 10:24 AM 521
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
Husky Vigorous Plants by caitlinsgarden Jun 14, 2016 11:17 AM 2
Bloom Season 2016 - Part 2 by Lestv Jan 21, 2019 9:53 PM 1,323
Tell Us About Your Outstanding tb's by janwax May 18, 2016 12:34 PM 48
kudos to the ones with a large Number of verieties by creativeclover Apr 11, 2016 8:58 PM 33
Spring Weather 2016 by AlanJ Apr 9, 2016 9:35 AM 43
Bloom 16 zone 7 by arilbred May 30, 2016 10:37 PM 100
"Goners" 2016 by crowrita1 Nov 28, 2016 4:19 PM 1,310
Ok..I am gonna give it a try by MISSINGROSIE Jun 18, 2016 11:02 AM 107
Let's see your odd blooms by UndertheSun Mar 7, 2016 7:53 AM 78
Bloom Season 2016 by coboro Jun 1, 2016 6:44 PM 1,942
Looking forward to bloomtime 2016 by Zencat Mar 4, 2016 6:21 PM 608
What are your favorite color/colors in iris? by cbunny41 Jan 25, 2016 4:42 PM 152

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