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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Keith Keppel
Year Of Registration: 2007
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 2008
Seedling Number: 00-110A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Bubble Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Violet
Yellow
Flower Patterns: Blend
Bloom Color Description: Olive yellow standards, base shaded greyed purple; lighter olive yellow falls, shoulders sulphine yellow overlaid brown at base
Beard Color: Lavender tipped greenish yellow, golden yellow in throat
Style Arm Color: Olive yellow, lavender lip
Awards: Honorable Mention: 2010

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: 96-28a, Mysterious Ways sibling, X 96-20q, Trade Secret sibling
Child plants: 5 child plants

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