Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Desert Moth') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2012
Seedling Number: 05-97A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 30 inches (76 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Coffee tan standards, central region shaded and veined old helio purple to amethyst; sunlight to amber yellow falls paling slightly near beards
Beard Color: Golden poppy in throat, orange rufous in middle, rusty orange at end
Style Arm Color: Cornsilk, lips lavender
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2014

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: 00-103A: (96-19G, Opposing Forces sibling, x 96-28B, Mysterious Ways sibling) X 01-97A: (96-28B x Safari Sunset)

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Just Beautiful! by 4susiesjoy Jun 5, 2014 12:43 PM 0
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Season 2020 by shizen Jan 3, 2021 6:48 PM 1,775
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Mid-May at Mid-America by Lestv Feb 23, 2020 10:11 PM 234
I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Dec 12, 2019 12:19 AM 525
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Bloomin time in Cheese head country! by tveguy3 Mar 1, 2020 9:50 PM 544
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The best laid plans.... by lilpod13 Apr 18, 2018 11:38 AM 21
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
A Record Year by ARUBA1334 Apr 8, 2018 8:16 PM 818
Iris ordering season has begun!...Is it really that time already??? by Dachsylady86 Dec 1, 2017 11:37 AM 52
Jan's Rustic Garden by janwax Jan 15, 2021 5:14 PM 3,179
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
Carolina Iris season 2017 - Let the blooms begin! by Lestv Feb 2, 2018 10:00 PM 1,503

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