See New TB Image Gallery


You are here: Iris Wiki>Ib Web>IntermediateBearded>IbHappyMood (13 Feb 2024, Harloiris)Edit Attach

■(IB) 'Happy Mood'

1967, Brown

'Happy Mood' (Alta Brown, R. 1967). Seedling #M988-6. IB, 22" (56 cm), Early bloom. Standards white with light blue (Wilson 640/2) markings; falls white with band of blue markings; ivory beard tipped orchid. 'Knotty Pine' X 'Rococo'. Brown's Iris Garden 1968. Honorable Mention 1970; Judges Choice 1970.

.See below: * * References


From AIS Bulletin #189 April 1968 Introducing HAPPY MOOD (Knotty Pine X Rococo). E. 22", Standards white with light blue markings; fluted falls are white with band of light blue markings. Orchid tipped beard. $7.50. Brown's Iris Garden.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Intermediate Beardeds? Please visit the: Median Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-03-13
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
HappyMood9.JPGJPG HappyMood9.JPG manage 57 K 12 Apr 2021 - 03:00 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned by Anne Milner-from the B.I.S( British Iris Society) slide collection
HappyMood91.JPGJPG HappyMood91.JPG manage 34 K 12 Apr 2021 - 03:00 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned by Anne Milner-from the B.I.S( British Iris Society) slide collection
happymood9.JPGJPG happymood9.JPG manage 196 K 12 Feb 2024 - 13:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-Long Sutton Bypass-Long Sutton-United Kingdom
happymood9.jpegjpeg happymood9.jpeg manage 171 K 27 Apr 2021 - 21:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Nurseries-United Kingdom
Topic revision: r14 - 13 Feb 2024, Harloiris
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback