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(TB) 'Ute Chief'

1920, Farr

'Ute Chief' No registration information

The 1939 AIS Checklist entry for this iris says that this is a synonym for 'Alcazar'. Farr introduced this iris in 1920 from his catalog, but also listed and sold 'Alcazar' as well. Did Farr not register this iris? He may not have but many iris sellers during the 1920's sold Ute Chief and was listed in their catalogs.

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Photo scanned from Farr

References

Awaiting original catalog description
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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 - 2011-03-07
 

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Ute Chief_Farr1920.jpgjpg Ute Chief_Farr1920.jpg manage 318 K 06 Nov 2021 - 09:26 DavidPotembski Photo scanned from Farr's catalog on the Biodiversity Heritage Library website
Topic revision: r1 - 06 Nov 2021, DavidPotembski
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