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■(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.

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Summermoon01.jpgsummermoon01.JPGSummerMoon01.JPGSummerMoon02.JPG
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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- 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
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