Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Ruby Moon') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Michael Sutton
Year Of Registration: 2011
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2012
Seedling Number: W-381
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Mid Late
Late
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Emma Cook
Bloom Color Description: Barium yellow standards; butter yellow falls, darker around beards, 1/4" violet rim at edges
Beard Color: Orange, hairs yellow, tipped orange
Fragrance: Slight
Sweet

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
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: U-657: (R-464: (Dear Jean x Ocean Clouds) x Mountain Sunrise) X U-121: (Mountain Sunrise x Sunshine on My Shoulders)

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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-04-05
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-04-23Big, beautifully shaped blooms!
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-04-05
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-04-05
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-04-13A bit overexposed, try again tomorrow am...
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2018-04-15Between rain storms a little bit of 'sunshine'
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Location: Frannie's Iris Garden, Elk Grove, CADate: 2014-04-15
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Date: 2014-04-23
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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The best laid plans.... by lilpod13 Apr 18, 2018 11:38 AM 21
Your best photo tips for taking good iris pics. by bluegrassmom May 5, 2017 1:52 AM 12
Lindsay's Blooms by Lbsmitty Aug 1, 2017 3:04 AM 511
2017 orders by Lestv Sep 18, 2017 10:45 AM 1,756
2016 Orders by Henhouse Oct 20, 2016 4:50 AM 2,169
Bloom Season 2015/2016 by ARUBA1334 May 17, 2017 9:56 PM 1,131
Superstition Iris Gardens 2016 Introductions by Misawa77 Dec 16, 2015 3:20 PM 99
2014 West Coast Trip Pictures by ARUBA1334 Mar 29, 2015 12:36 PM 291
What Sutton irises do you have and want? by tveguy3 Feb 2, 2015 8:07 AM 91
How many Sutton irises have you added by tveguy3 Oct 27, 2012 7:00 PM 11
Getting Iris Orders! by Betja Jul 31, 2012 5:11 PM 94
Suttton's 2012 Introductions! by Betja Apr 12, 2012 10:16 PM 23
wanda rezac's iris list by irisawe Sep 1, 2011 2:43 PM 9

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