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■(TB) 'Monsoon Moon'

2008, Keppel

'Monsoon Moon' (Keith Keppel, R. 2007). Seedling# 00-110A. TB, 40" (102 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards olive yellow (M&P 12/13-L-1/2), base shaded greyed purple (48-H-7); style arms olive yellow (12-L-1/2), lavender lip; falls lighter olive-yellow (12-JK-1), shoulders sulphine yellow (12-L-4) overlaid brown (13-K-7) at base; beards lavender tipped greener than quince yellow (11-L-3), golden yellow (10-6-7) in throat. Seedling# 96-28A, sibling to 'Mysterious Ways' X seedling# 96-20Q, sibling to 'Trade Secret'. Keppel 2008. Honorable Mention 2010.

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BHP 8227-X2 monsoon moon.jpgmonsoon01.JPGMONSOON MOON.jpgMonsoon Moon.jpgMONSOON MOON (Keppel 2008).JPGMonsoon Moon 714.jpgMonsoon Moon KWW.jpgMonsoonMoon-2014-1.JPGMonsoonMoon-2014-2.JPGMonsoonMoon-2014-3.JPGmonsoonmoon01.jpegmonsoonmoon02.jpgMONSOONMOON03.jpgmonsoonmoon03.jpgmonsoonmoon04.jpgmonsoonmoon05.jpgmonsoonmoon09.JPGMonsoonMoon1.jpgmonsoonmoon2.jpgmonsoonmoon3.jpgmonsoonmoon6.jpgmonsoonmoon7.JPGmonsoonmoon8.JPGmonsoonmoon9.JPGMonsoonMoon9.jpgmoonsoonmoon08.JPGmoonsoonmoon09.jpg


From AIS Bulletin #348 January 2008 Introducing MONSOON MOON EM 40". (Mysterious Ways sib X Trade Secret sib). Glistening olive yellow with great branching and growth habits. #00-11OA. $45.00. Keith Keppel.


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

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BHP_8227-X2_monsoon_moon.jpgjpg BHP_8227-X2_monsoon_moon.jpg manage 224 K 19 Feb 2016 - 20:49 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
MONSOONMOON03.jpgjpg MONSOONMOON03.jpg manage 54 K 22 Apr 2014 - 02:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
MONSOON_MOON.jpgjpg MONSOON_MOON.jpg manage 72 K 03 Feb 2010 - 19:12 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
MONSOON_MOON_(Keppel_2008).JPGJPG MONSOON_MOON_(Keppel_2008).JPG manage 404 K 15 Aug 2016 - 17:49 PerryDyer  
MonsoonMoon-2014-1.JPGJPG MonsoonMoon-2014-1.JPG manage 43 K 11 Dec 2015 - 16:15 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
MonsoonMoon-2014-2.JPGJPG MonsoonMoon-2014-2.JPG manage 40 K 11 Dec 2015 - 16:14 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
MonsoonMoon-2014-3.JPGJPG MonsoonMoon-2014-3.JPG manage 39 K 11 Dec 2015 - 16:14 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
MonsoonMoon1.jpgjpg MonsoonMoon1.jpg manage 70 K 14 Apr 2016 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Garden
MonsoonMoon9.jpgjpg MonsoonMoon9.jpg manage 46 K 02 Feb 2021 - 13:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
Monsoon_Moon.jpgjpg Monsoon_Moon.jpg manage 60 K 20 Feb 2012 - 15:44 LoicTasquier Photo Lionel DUTTO
Monsoon_Moon_714.jpgjpg Monsoon_Moon_714.jpg manage 67 K 19 Aug 2012 - 05:44 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
Monsoon_Moon_KWW.jpgjpg Monsoon_Moon_KWW.jpg manage 48 K 29 Jan 2017 - 22:50 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker; Aitken's Salmon Creek Gardens, Vancouver, WA; AIS 2015 Convention
monsoon01.JPGJPG monsoon01.JPG manage 69 K 11 Mar 2015 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Will Plotner
monsoonmoon01.jpegjpeg monsoonmoon01.jpeg manage 116 K 25 Dec 2015 - 03:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
monsoonmoon02.jpgjpg monsoonmoon02.jpg manage 52 K 26 Apr 2014 - 23:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
monsoonmoon03.jpgjpg monsoonmoon03.jpg manage 154 K 28 Mar 2016 - 15:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
monsoonmoon04.jpgjpg monsoonmoon04.jpg manage 147 K 19 Mar 2017 - 14:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
monsoonmoon05.jpgjpg monsoonmoon05.jpg manage 85 K 16 Jul 2019 - 15:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst taken at the 2010 Region 14 Convention
monsoonmoon09.JPGJPG monsoonmoon09.JPG manage 299 K 25 Feb 2020 - 16:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
monsoonmoon2.jpgjpg monsoonmoon2.jpg manage 32 K 11 Feb 2013 - 21:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
monsoonmoon3.jpgjpg monsoonmoon3.jpg manage 50 K 19 Sep 2016 - 03:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
monsoonmoon6.jpgjpg monsoonmoon6.jpg manage 84 K 16 Jul 2013 - 14:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
monsoonmoon7.JPGJPG monsoonmoon7.JPG manage 53 K 22 Jul 2013 - 19:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
monsoonmoon8.JPGJPG monsoonmoon8.JPG manage 87 K 28 Dec 2013 - 15:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by K. Brewitt at AIS National Convention 2012
monsoonmoon9.JPGJPG monsoonmoon9.JPG manage 295 K 08 Nov 2020 - 23:19 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2008 Keith Keppel Iris catalogue by Terry Laurin
moonsoonmoon08.JPGJPG moonsoonmoon08.JPG manage 178 K 07 Dec 2020 - 23:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
moonsoonmoon09.jpgjpg moonsoonmoon09.jpg manage 535 K 03 Jan 2020 - 22:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r42 - 23 Nov 2022, TLaurin
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