Tall Chief

Fred Deforest 1955/1956
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
1950-1959
Fall Color:
Red/Maroon
Standard Color:
Red/Maroon
Pattern:
Self
Beard Color:
Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer:
Deforest F

Full Description

From Cooley’s Iris Garden Catalog 1962 “Bright richly glowing red self, with brilliant orange beard.. By the Ridgeway color chart it is Brazil red to carmine. A real advance in red iris, tall, and very well branched.”
 ( ‘Argus Pheasant’ x ‘Garden Glory’) X seedling: ( ‘Lockwood’ x ‘General Patton’). Irisnoll 1956

HM AIS 1957