See New TB Image Gallery


You are here: Iris Wiki>Ji Web>JapaneseIrises>JiSummerMoon (18 Mar 2023, Harloiris)Edit Attach

■(JI) 'Summer Moon'

1994, Rich

'Summer Moon' (Lois Rich by Ensata Gardens, R. 1993) Seedling K79-2E. JI (6 falls), 36" (92 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled white, large yellow signal veining out over falls; style arms cream, crests white. Parentage unknown. Ensata Gardens 1994. Honorable Mention 1999.

See below:



Awaiting original catalog description


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

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Japanese Irises? Please visit the: Society for Japanese Irises website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-05-19
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SummerMoon01.JPGJPG SummerMoon01.JPG manage 146 K 28 May 2020 - 15:13 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Ensata Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
SummerMoon02.JPGJPG SummerMoon02.JPG manage 79 K 27 Apr 2015 - 13:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
Summermoon01.jpgjpg Summermoon01.jpg manage 180 K 25 Nov 2013 - 17:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
summermoon01.JPGJPG summermoon01.JPG manage 52 K 01 Sep 2015 - 02:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
Topic revision: r13 - 18 Mar 2023, Harloiris
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback