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■(JI) 'Moonlight Waves'

1910, Wallace

'Moonlight Waves' (R. Wallace & Co., R. 1910) JI, double. Wallace 1910.

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From Flowerfield Bulb Farms catalog 1945: MOONLIGHT WAVES Each 65c, Doz. $6.50. A large, early blooming white iris. Its double set of petals hang in luxurious folds from stately stems and form a perfect background for the coloring of your garden. It is best described by its picture at left.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese 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 but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
moonlightwaves01.jpgjpg moonlightwaves01.jpg manage 25 K 09 Oct 2014 - 15:55 UnknownUser Photo by Rowden Gardens-England
moonlightwaves1.jpgjpg moonlightwaves1.jpg manage 41 K 27 Mar 2013 - 02:11 UnknownUser Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
moonlightwaves2.jpgjpg moonlightwaves2.jpg manage 22 K 27 Mar 2013 - 02:13 UnknownUser Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
moonlightwaves4.jpgjpg moonlightwaves4.jpg manage 72 K 26 Sep 2019 - 18:42 UnknownUser Photo by Binny Plants-United Kingdom
moonlightwaves5.JPGJPG moonlightwaves5.JPG manage 73 K 30 Sep 2023 - 02:44 UnknownUser Photo by John Jearrard -Jearrard's Herbal-United Kingdom
moonlightwaves50.JPGJPG moonlightwaves50.JPG manage 96 K 30 Sep 2023 - 02:44 UnknownUser Photo by John Jearrard -Jearrard's Herbal-United Kingdom
moonlightwaves51.JPGJPG moonlightwaves51.JPG manage 67 K 30 Sep 2023 - 02:44 UnknownUser Photo by John Jearrard -Jearrard's Herbal-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r12 - 11 Nov 2023, TLaurin
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