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

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: N. Sexton
Year Of Registration: 1968
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1968
Seedling Number: 131-62
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 36 inches (91 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Yellow
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Lemon yellow
Beard Color: Lemon
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1969
Award of Merit: 1971
Dykes Memorial Medal: 1973
Other: High Commendation 1966

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: Moon River X New Frontier
Child plants: 175 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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California Dreaming.... by evelyninthegarden Apr 25, 2019 12:23 AM 326
What white Irises do you have in your garden? by evelyninthegarden Mar 13, 2019 10:52 PM 54
What are your top ten irises from 2018? by evelyninthegarden Mar 1, 2019 9:03 AM 242
2018 Seedlings by ARUBA1334 Apr 14, 2019 7:12 AM 692
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Apr 25, 2019 10:45 AM 984
poor form in standards becoming a trend? by DaisyDo Feb 25, 2019 11:54 AM 99
Starting Iris seeds.... by evelyninthegarden Apr 1, 2019 6:39 AM 358
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Visit to Salem, Oregon May 18 - 19 by AndreaD May 30, 2018 12:21 AM 16
2018 orders by aikenforflowers May 17, 2018 11:47 PM 32
A Visit to Bluebird Haven Iris Gardens by evelyninthegarden Jun 1, 2018 12:10 PM 27
Yellow TB Iris by urania1 Mar 27, 2019 2:36 PM 25
Magical Michigan 2018-Lindsay's Garden by Lbsmitty Jul 18, 2018 1:34 PM 340
My Enchanted Garden 2018 by Dachsylady86 Mar 28, 2019 7:04 PM 716
It started in Illinois! by crowrita1 Jul 18, 2018 4:05 AM 215
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
My first red seedling by TBMan Mar 16, 2018 9:08 PM 68
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
"Goners" 2018 by William Oct 19, 2018 6:44 PM 590

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