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■(TB) 'Chief John Jolly'

2003, Parkhill

'Chief John Jolly' (Tom Parkhill, R. 2002). Seedling# 95-601. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early bloom. Standards buff tan veined pale violet; style arms yellow, shaded violet, center darker; falls white, violet border, violet rays extending from beard; beards burnt gold, hairs tipped violet at end; slight spicy fragrance. 'Instructor' X 'Momentum'. Parkhill 2003. Honorable Mentiion 2005; Award of Merit 2008; Wister Medal 2012.

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Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.CHIEF JOHN JOLLY (Parkhill 2003)photo by Elladanphoto by ElladanPhoto by Ken WalkerPhoto by Alex StantonPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Elladan McLeesterPhoto by Elladan McLeesterchiefjohnjollyPhoto by Comanche Acres Iris GardensPhoto by Judy Tapio-Jubilee GardensPhoto by C T Iris PatchPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris GardenPhoto by Blue J Iris


From AIS Bulletin #329 April 2003 Introducing CHIEF JOHN JOLLY (Parkhill '03) TB. 36" E. Sdlg. #95-601 (Instructor X Momentum). Heavy textured, very well branched, violet and white plicata with light yellow tan standards and great bud count. Very Vigorous grower in our garden. $30.00. Tom Parkhill.


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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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ChiefJohnJolly01.jpgjpg ChiefJohnJolly01.jpg manage 68 K 17 Aug 2014 - 15:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
ChiefJohnJolly08.JPGJPG ChiefJohnJolly08.JPG manage 79 K 22 Mar 2014 - 13:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
ChiefJohnJollyBJ.JPGJPG ChiefJohnJollyBJ.JPG manage 97 K 03 Feb 2012 - 16:25 BetsyHiggins Photo by Blue J Iris
ChiefJohnjolly02.jpgjpg ChiefJohnjolly02.jpg manage 44 K 25 Sep 2014 - 15:17 TerryLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
Chief_John_Jolly_KWW.JPGJPG Chief_John_Jolly_KWW.JPG manage 68 K 09 May 2015 - 13:25 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker
chief_john_jolly_(2)-X2.jpgjpg chief_john_jolly_(2)-X2.jpg manage 381 K 18 Feb 2016 - 22:51 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
chief_john_jolly_64.jpgjpg chief_john_jolly_64.jpg manage 71 K 28 Nov 2010 - 00:26 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
chief_john_jolly_68.jpgjpg chief_john_jolly_68.jpg manage 68 K 28 Nov 2010 - 00:27 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
chiefjohn01.jpgjpg chiefjohn01.jpg manage 57 K 23 Dec 2014 - 19:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Alex Stanton
chiefjohn02.JPGJPG chiefjohn02.JPG manage 46 K 23 Dec 2014 - 19:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
chiefjohn03.JPGJPG chiefjohn03.JPG manage 65 K 23 Dec 2014 - 19:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
chiefjohn04.jpgjpg chiefjohn04.jpg manage 31 K 23 Dec 2014 - 21:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
chiefjohnjolly.jpgjpg chiefjohnjolly.jpg manage 70 K 09 Jan 2011 - 01:19 Main.avmoran  
chiefjohnjolly01.jpgjpg chiefjohnjolly01.jpg manage 181 K 17 Mar 2017 - 02:37 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
chiefjohnjolly2.jpgjpg chiefjohnjolly2.jpg manage 31 K 18 Feb 2013 - 03:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
chiefjohnjolly9.jpgjpg chiefjohnjolly9.jpg manage 97 K 19 Feb 2021 - 03:52 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
chiefjohnjolly91.jpgjpg chiefjohnjolly91.jpg manage 96 K 19 Feb 2021 - 03:52 TerryLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Topic revision: r32 - 17 Dec 2022, TerryLaurin
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