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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Gary Biggs
Year Of Registration: 2013
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2014
Seedling Number: TSRW-09
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: White standards, lavender blue highlights; white falls
Beard Color: White, brushed orange
Style Arm Color: White
Fragrance: Slight

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: Treasured X Silk Run

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I got a box! 2019 by evelyninthegarden Jun 13, 2019 9:22 PM 37
2018 orders by aikenforflowers May 17, 2018 11:47 PM 32
Bonnie's Bloomers 2018 by grannysgarden Mar 22, 2019 11:45 AM 1,782
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590
Iris Time in PA by Snork Jun 17, 2017 7:46 AM 201
I got a box!!! - 2017 by Dachsylady86 Apr 27, 2018 2:59 AM 1,414
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Looking for a "modern" parent to produce a white iris by Polymerous Jan 14, 2016 6:15 PM 24
Moonlit Drive by Muddymitts Sep 5, 2015 8:02 PM 10
What's on your wish list so far? by tveguy3 Jan 6, 2015 3:29 PM 434

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