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■(TB) 'Moonlight'

1923, Dykes

'Moonlight' (William Rikatson Dykes), 1923). TB, Midseason bloom. Color Class-W4.

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MOONLIGHT (1923) - I can throughly recommend this mid-season variety. The very large, finely-formed blooms are carried on stout well branched stems, 3 feet high. The pale amber broad standards are finely arched, the falls are straight hanging, smoky sulphury yellow, with heavy greenish gold reticulations at the haft, with a striking broad yellow lemon beard. Very strong scented. quite distinct in colour and a real acquisition. The Dykes Irises catalog, 1929.
From Quality Gardens catalog 1931:MOONLIGHT (Dykes 1923) E. 36" F. The very large, finely formed flowers are carried on straight, well branched stems. A warm French gray, slightly shaded blue, and touched with green and yellow lights. A very beautiful flower. Very aptly named, as the color is moonlight. We strongly recommend this to all our customers. $1.00.
MOONLIGHT (Dykes). Creamy amber with heavy greenish gold reticulations. Broad lemon yellow beard. Scented. Fine for massing. Early. 30-inch. 20c; 3 for 40c. Carl Salbach iris, 1938.


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IMG_7504.jpgjpg IMG_7504.jpg manage 310 K 21 Dec 2018 - 02:29 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, Presby 2016
Moonlight.jpgjpg Moonlight.jpg manage 31 K 15 Dec 2010 - 18:05 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
Moonlight_fl.jpgjpg Moonlight_fl.jpg manage 73 K 18 Feb 2011 - 13:46 IrisP  
moonlight.JPGJPG moonlight.JPG manage 508 K 13 Jul 2018 - 03:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
moonlight1.JPGJPG moonlight1.JPG manage 483 K 13 Jul 2018 - 03:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r17 - 11 May 2019, Betsy881
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