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■(TB) 'Chippendale'

1979, Denney

'Chippendale' (Donald Denney, R. 1978). Seedling# D72-136-1. TB, 36" (91 cm), Very late bloom. Ruffled terra cotta (RHS 173A), golden hafts, violet accent below Indian yellow (17A) beard; fragrant. 'Gala Madrid' X Gaulter seedling# 68-593: ('Laurie' x 'San Leandro'). Cottage Gardens 1979. Honorable Mention 1981.

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From AIS Bulletin #233 Spring 1979 Introducing CHIPPENDALE (Donald Denney) TB, VL, 36". $25.00. The ruffling and heavy substance of this brown toned iris are reminiscent of the intricate carving that distinguish fine Chippendale furniture. This colorful beauty begins its bloom very late and has the heavy substance to withstand heat. Its basic color is terra cotta, as clay flower pots, brightened by a gold infusion at the hafts and a delicate violet accent below Indian yellow beards. The 8-9 flowers are in balanced proportion on 36" bloomstalks, 3 branches plus terminal. The blossoms are not overly large, but are very fragrant. This is ideal for use in arrangements and mixed bouquets. Sdlg. D 72-136-1: Gala Madrid X Gaulter 68-593: (Laurie x San Leandro). Cottage Gardens.


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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