Intermediate Bearded Iris (Iris 'Moonbeam') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Olive Murrell
Year Of Registration: 1927
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1927
Classification: Intermediate Bearded (IB)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow

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 8b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Dejazet X Orange Queen
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Location: Zone 6a, PennsylvaniaDate: 2017-05-14
By DaveinPA
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