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PlantFiles: Tall Bearded Iris
Iris 'Goodnight Moon'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Iris (EYE-ris) (Info)
Cultivar: Goodnight Moon
Hybridized by Schreiner; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1995

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Class:
Tall Bearded (TB)

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Midseason (M)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Awards (if applicable):
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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive QHBarbie On May 5, 2013, QHBarbie from Westville, FL wrote:

Gorgeous yellow blooms! A real standout in the garden.

Positive klstuart On Oct 12, 2008, klstuart from Simpsonville, SC (Zone 7b) wrote:

This is a beauty! Mine is not quite as bold a color as the photos show (I'll add one in the spring). Looks great with pastels, mid-tones and rich blues alike! It blooms by far more that others planted in the same place, at the same time.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bakersfield, California
Westville, Florida
Machesney Park, Illinois
Oak Lawn, Illinois
Windsor Mill, Maryland
Simpsonville, South Carolina



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