Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Moonlit') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Monty Byers
Year Of Registration: 1985
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1986
Seedling Number: A-6-2
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
White
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Pearly white to pale orient pink standards blending to aureolin yellow edge; creamy white falls, bright canary yellow hafts, paler yellow edge
Beard Color: Cadmium orange, 3/4" pale violet horns
Space Age Beard Appendages: Horns

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: Entourage X Sky Hooks
Child plants: 13 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2019 Orders Already! by LizinElizabeth Jun 25, 2019 7:21 AM 833
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
First Seen in My Colorado Garden by LizinElizabeth Aug 11, 2018 11:07 AM 41
Visit to Salem, Oregon May 18 - 19 by AndreaD May 30, 2018 12:21 AM 16
2018 orders by aikenforflowers May 17, 2018 11:47 PM 32
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
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