Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Lunar Whitewash') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Sterling Innerst
Year Of Registration: 2003
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2003
Seedling Number: Re 5049-8
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Rebloom
Rebloom by Zone: Known To Rebloom Zone 6:-10° to 0°
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: White
Beard Color: Cream
Style Arm Color: Cream

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: Re4623-6: (Bonus Mama x Twice Delightful) X Re4623-1, sibling

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Picture taken 4/4/11.  This is the last fall/winter rebloom flowe
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Location: Mt Vernon VirginiaDate: 05-14-2013My visit to Griff's garden
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Location: My garden, central NJ, Zone 7ADate: 2017-10-18Lunar Whitewash, Fall rebloom, Zone 7A
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 4, 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: April 12, 2012
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
I got a box!!! - 2016 version by Lestv Dec 19, 2016 3:15 PM 1,664
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
First Buys of 2015 by Lestv Mar 4, 2015 1:36 PM 587
Lost Cultivars by Misawa77 Sep 13, 2014 6:45 AM 38
A visit to hybridizer Griff Crump's garden by Misawa77 May 15, 2013 5:23 PM 11
Blooming Today, April 12, 2012 by Betja Apr 13, 2012 6:47 PM 3
Blooming Over The Past Week by Betja Apr 15, 2012 2:18 PM 21
Our Favorite Whites! by Betja Mar 6, 2012 11:51 AM 16

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