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■(TB) 'Moon Watcher'

2024, Sutton

'Moon Watcher' (Mike Sutton, R. 2024). Seedling AF-5221-A, TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards very dark violet, palest violet at edge, luminata pattern; style arms violet, lighter crest; falls very dark violet, palest lavender at edge, faint pale violet veining, white in throat, luminata pattern; beards white base, yellow tips; slight sweet fragrance. 'Stellar Wind' X 'Volcanic Glow'. Sutton's Iris Gardens 2024.

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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
 

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