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■(TB) 'Moomba'

1985, Blyth

'Moomba' (Barry Blyth, R. 1985). Seedling# 0101-12. TB, 36" (91 cm). Midseason to late midseason bloom. Standards lilac, shot blue orchid; falls velvety light violet, deepening toward beard, imprecise lighter edge; tangerine orange beard. 'Tomorrow's Child' X 'Magic Man'. Tempo Two 1986/87.

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www.bluejiris.comPhoto by Barry Blyth-AustraliaPhoto by Barry Blyth-AustraliaPhoto by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto scanned from the 1994 CooleyMoomba at Selina


Awaiting original catalog description


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Moomba-2B16.jpgjpg Moomba-2B16.jpg manage 54 K 13 Sep 2012 - 22:10 TerryLaurin
Moomba_com.jpgjpg Moomba_com.jpg manage 44 K 24 Jan 2011 - 22:33 Main.Selina49 Moomba at Selina's Iris Garden
moomba01.jpgjpg moomba01.jpg manage 52 K 08 Sep 2015 - 19:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
moomba02.jpgjpg moomba02.jpg manage 62 K 08 Sep 2015 - 19:21 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
moomba3.jpgjpg moomba3.jpg manage 74 K 27 Jun 2013 - 16:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
moomba9.JPGJPG moomba9.JPG manage 333 K 01 Feb 2021 - 04:07 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r15 - 01 Feb 2021, TerryLaurin
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