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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Arthur Bliss
Year Of Registration: introduced prior to registration system
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1919
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Bloom Season: Mid

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: unknown x Dominion
Child plants: 22 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bonnie's Bloomers a.k.a. Fellowship of the Garden by grannysgarden Oct 14, 2019 10:04 PM 1,392
Monty's Blue Ridge Gardens by UndyingLight Nov 17, 2019 6:55 PM 709
Carolina Show and Tell - 2018 by Lestv Mar 17, 2019 3:34 PM 1,719
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
Most floriferous, favorite SDBs and MDBs by William Jul 29, 2019 3:51 PM 213
My Bloomers are showing too! by tveguy3 Nov 1, 2017 9:30 PM 943
Zone 7 bloom by arilbred May 15, 2017 3:13 PM 89
Hurricane Matthew by yadah_tyger Oct 15, 2016 3:53 PM 84
Before I plant my first-ever order today, I have a quick (?) question! by DogsNDaylilies Oct 5, 2016 2:15 AM 85
Recognizing the Hybridizers work. by Paul2032 Mar 13, 2018 5:36 PM 718
Planning for next year yet ? by crowrita1 Sep 3, 2015 7:24 AM 148
When did you fall in love? by Muddymitts May 25, 2015 6:23 AM 108
What did you do in the Iris garden today? by Paul2032 Nov 18, 2019 1:33 AM 17,378
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Mindless chatter by Muddymitts Nov 20, 2019 5:41 PM 17,982
Seeking Bernice Miller Iris Introductions by Gerie Sep 8, 2017 10:00 PM 153
Rhizomes arrived - very pleased by janwax Apr 9, 2017 7:45 AM 624
Looking of historic iris Maid of Astolat by cherub2007 May 8, 2014 7:27 PM 4
How about pinks to reds? by tveguy3 Jul 7, 2015 9:40 PM 229
Let's talk turquy by diggit Sep 9, 2017 10:21 PM 56

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