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■(IB) 'Lunar Frost'

1996, Keppel

'Lunar Frost' (Keith Keppel, R. 1995). Seedling 91-50A. IB, 23" (58 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms white; falls white, 1/2" spot of cadmium lemon (M&P 9-L-1) to aureolin (10-L-2); beards white, yellow in throat; ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Over Easy' X 'Overjoyed'. Keppel 1996. Honorable Mention 1998.

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References

From AIS Bulletin #300 January 1996 Introducing LUNAR FROST (Keppel) IB-M 23" (Over Easy X Overjoyed) White with 1-1/2" soft yellow moon below beard. #91-50A. 15.00. Keith Keppel.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IB-Lunar-Frost.jpgjpg IB-Lunar-Frost.jpg manage 49 K 14 Oct 2010 - 02:47 EleanorHutchison Photo by El Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Z3
Iris Lunar frost par Elise AMANN (1).JPGJPG Iris Lunar frost par Elise AMANN (1).JPG manage 405 K 07 Feb 2023 - 22:58 EliseAMANN Iris Lunar frost
Iris Lunar frost par Elise AMANN (2).JPGJPG Iris Lunar frost par Elise AMANN (2).JPG manage 398 K 07 Feb 2023 - 22:58 EliseAMANN Iris Lunar frost
LUNARFROST01.jpgjpg LUNARFROST01.jpg manage 118 K 04 Dec 2015 - 04:20 UnknownUser Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
LUNARFROST02.jpgjpg LUNARFROST02.jpg manage 91 K 27 Aug 2018 - 03:05 UnknownUser Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
Lunar Frost.JPGJPG Lunar Frost.JPG manage 1 MB 05 Jul 2019 - 22:29 Main.Selina49 Lunar Frost with burgundy heuchera
Lunar-FrostNNIB.jpgjpg Lunar-FrostNNIB.jpg manage 27 K 08 Nov 2011 - 20:15 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
LunarFrost01.jpgjpg LunarFrost01.jpg manage 35 K 24 Sep 2014 - 02:05 UnknownUser Photo by C&T Iris Patch
LunarFrost02.jpgjpg LunarFrost02.jpg manage 63 K 29 Mar 2014 - 13:38 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
LunarFrost03.jpgjpg LunarFrost03.jpg manage 63 K 29 Mar 2014 - 13:39 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
LunarFrost04.jpgjpg LunarFrost04.jpg manage 64 K 29 Mar 2014 - 13:40 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
LunarFrost05.jpgjpg LunarFrost05.jpg manage 63 K 29 Mar 2014 - 13:41 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
LunarFrost06.jpgjpg LunarFrost06.jpg manage 62 K 29 Mar 2014 - 13:41 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
LunarFrost1.JPGJPG LunarFrost1.JPG manage 153 K 01 Sep 2016 - 20:19 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
LunarFrost2.jpgjpg LunarFrost2.jpg manage 101 K 12 Apr 2020 - 02:56 UnknownUser Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
LunarFrost9.JPGJPG LunarFrost9.JPG manage 21 K 26 Sep 2013 - 02:00 UnknownUser Photo by Wildwood Gardens
Lunar_Frost_1995_Keppel_IB.JPGJPG Lunar_Frost_1995_Keppel_IB.JPG manage 44 K 11 Dec 2009 - 10:04 Main.tasquierloic Photo : Loïc TASQUIER - The Netherlands Zone 7
Lunar_Frost_IB_5-4-08.JPGJPG Lunar_Frost_IB_5-4-08.JPG manage 48 K 21 Oct 2010 - 19:32 Main.Barbj44  
lunar01.jpgjpg lunar01.jpg manage 52 K 09 Mar 2015 - 16:29 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
lunar02.jpgjpg lunar02.jpg manage 64 K 09 Mar 2015 - 16:33 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
lunar03.jpgjpg lunar03.jpg manage 48 K 09 Mar 2015 - 16:35 UnknownUser Photo by Elladan McLeester
lunar04.jpgjpg lunar04.jpg manage 64 K 14 Jun 2015 - 00:38 UnknownUser Photo by Exline Iris Garden
lunarfrost01.jpgjpg lunarfrost01.jpg manage 56 K 09 Aug 2014 - 20:50 UnknownUser Photo by Malevil Iris Gardens
lunarfrost02.jpgjpg lunarfrost02.jpg manage 454 K 02 Feb 2017 - 20:04 UnknownUser Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
lunarfrost03.JPGJPG lunarfrost03.JPG manage 568 K 07 May 2017 - 01:10 UnknownUser Photo by Dorothy Vande-Wisconsin Iris Society
lunarfrost09SPIib.jpgjpg lunarfrost09SPIib.jpg manage 49 K 25 Mar 2010 - 14:40 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
lunarfrost1.jpgjpg lunarfrost1.jpg manage 138 K 02 Jun 2018 - 02:35 UnknownUser Photo by Holly Johnson
lunarfrost10.jpgjpg lunarfrost10.jpg manage 52 K 21 Jan 2014 - 20:47 UnknownUser Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst,UK
lunarfrost11.jpgjpg lunarfrost11.jpg manage 48 K 03 Mar 2014 - 16:07 UnknownUser Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
lunarfrost14.JPGJPG lunarfrost14.JPG manage 59 K 06 Feb 2012 - 20:58 Main.htb ©2006 Laurie Frazer
lunarfrost2.jpgjpg lunarfrost2.jpg manage 156 K 30 May 2020 - 02:32 UnknownUser Photo by Holly Johnson
lunarfrost3.jpgjpg lunarfrost3.jpg manage 195 K 02 Nov 2020 - 22:20 UnknownUser Photo by Holly Johnson
lunarfrost30.JPGJPG lunarfrost30.JPG manage 131 K 14 Jun 2022 - 01:44 UnknownUser Photo by Holly Johnson
lunarfrost_jb_ib.jpgjpg lunarfrost_jb_ib.jpg manage 71 K 17 Apr 2013 - 00:35 Main.Harloiris photo Delane Langton
rsz_lunar_frost.jpgjpg rsz_lunar_frost.jpg manage 71 K 02 Mar 2013 - 02:40 Main.Harloiris Photo by John Black, zone 4, Montana
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