■(TB) 'New Moon'
, R. 1968). Seedling# 131-62. TB, height 36" (91 cm), Mid bloom season. Color Class-Y1F, Lemon yellow self; lemon beard. 'Moon River'
X 'New Frontier'
. Sexton 1968. High Commendation 1966; Judges Choice 1969; Honorable Mention 1969; Award of Merit 1971; American Dykes Medal 1973
| NEW MOON (Sexton '68). "As viewed and studied for two years, the premio thing to date in yellows. This has so very much going for it that a serious fault cannot be listed to date. Huge, beautifully formed flowers of bright, clear medium yellow in a complete self. Substance, vigor, and stem are unchallenged and further the very longest season of bloom with each flower lasting three days or more. A giant leap forward in yellows." [Roger R. Nelson (Wayne, Nebraska), “An Extra Dimension” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 196, (January 1970): 8.]
| Other references: AIS Bulletin #216, January 1975, page 12.
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