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■(TB) 'Moonlit Water'

2005, Keppel

'Moonlit Water' (Keith Keppel, R. 2004). Seedling# 96-11F. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early thru late bloom.Standards greyed violet (M&P 43-H-10/11) lighter towards center (43-G-10), lemon (17-J-1) to greenish lemon (17-F-1) edges and base; style arms white, to greenish lemon (17-H-1), flushed lavender blue (43-D-8); falls blue violet (42-GH-11) shaded darker, large white area around beard, hafts edged lemon, pale agate grey (43-A-1) rim; beards cream (9-A-2) at end, lemon (9-J-1) middle, orange yellow (10-L-4) in throat. Seedling# 92-49B: ('Tall Ships' x seedling# 88-5A: (seedling# 85-12B: (seedling# 76-120B, 'Goddess' sibling, x seedling# 80-77A: (seedling# 77-101A: (seedling# 74-34D: (seedling# 71-43J: (seedling# 68-17B, 'Roundup' sibling x 'April Melody') x 'Osage Buff') x seedling# 74-37B: (seedling# 70-53E: (seedling# 68-39D: (seedling# 66-35C: (seedling# 63-48A: ('Irma Melrose' x 'Tea Apron') x seedling# 64-45G: (seedling# 61-48D: ('Full Circle' x 'Rococo') x 'Tea Apron')) x 'April Melody') x seedling# 68-40B: (seedling# 66-35B x 'April Melody')) x 'Osage Buff')) x seedling# 77-109A: (seedling# 74-48G: (seedling# 70-51B: ('April Melody' x seedling# 68-40B) x seedling# 71-40A: ('Roundup' x seedling# 69-30D, 'Artwork' sibling)) x seedling# 74-37B))) x seedling# 84-46A: (seedling# 76-120B x 'Autograph'))) X seedling# 91-153A: (seedling# 'Spirit World' x 'Answered Prayers'). Keppel 2005. Honorable Mention 2007.

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From AIS Bulletin #336 January 2005 Introducing MOONLIT WATER EML 36". ((Tall Ships x inv. sdlg.) X (Spirit World x Answered Prayers)). Updated Moonlit Sea. Lavender-on-ivory luminata with deeper falls, white heart, cream to lemon beards. #96-11 F. $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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
KMoonlitWaterkp.JPGJPG KMoonlitWaterkp.JPG manage 69 K 07 Jan 2013 - 16:59 KentPfeiffer Taken at Keith Keppel's garden on May 23, 2011
MoonlitWater11.jpgjpg MoonlitWater11.jpg manage 47 K 17 Jul 2013 - 20:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
MoonlitWater13.jpgjpg MoonlitWater13.jpg manage 40 K 10 Dec 2013 - 15:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Plantas Distintas-Spain
Moonlit_Water.JPGJPG Moonlit_Water.JPG manage 30 K 23 Jan 2011 - 04:55 Main.rshadlow  
Moonlit_Water.jpgjpg Moonlit_Water.jpg manage 74 K 28 Dec 2009 - 02:59 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Moonlit Water' by Heidi Soroken
Moonlit_Water_2011_377_gd.jpgjpg Moonlit_Water_2011_377_gd.jpg manage 66 K 19 Aug 2012 - 05:46 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
Moonlit_Waters_Keppel_2005___HM07.jpgjpg Moonlit_Waters_Keppel_2005___HM07.jpg manage 74 K 30 Dec 2009 - 18:40 Main.Laymont+ by Mid-America Garden Oregon USA
moon litwater08.jpgjpg moon litwater08.jpg manage 148 K 31 May 2020 - 21:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
moonlit-water3-17.jpgjpg moonlit-water3-17.jpg manage 205 K 27 Aug 2017 - 20:35 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, taken at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
moonlit01.jpgjpg moonlit01.jpg manage 68 K 05 Feb 2015 - 22:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
moonlit02.jpgjpg moonlit02.jpg manage 57 K 05 Feb 2015 - 22:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
moonlit03.jpgjpg moonlit03.jpg manage 68 K 11 Mar 2015 - 12:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
moonlit04.JPGJPG moonlit04.JPG manage 68 K 11 Mar 2015 - 12:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
moonlit05.jpgjpg moonlit05.jpg manage 60 K 11 Mar 2015 - 12:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
moonlit06.jpgjpg moonlit06.jpg manage 96 K 03 May 2015 - 20:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
moonlit07.jpgjpg moonlit07.jpg manage 78 K 25 Jun 2015 - 01:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
moonlit_water_66.jpgjpg moonlit_water_66.jpg manage 69 K 16 Dec 2010 - 04:31 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
moonlitwater01.jpgjpg moonlitwater01.jpg manage 52 K 18 Aug 2014 - 20:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ola Piatek-Poland
moonlitwater02.jpgjpg moonlitwater02.jpg manage 62 K 10 Nov 2014 - 22:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
moonlitwater03.JPGJPG moonlitwater03.JPG manage 53 K 30 Dec 2014 - 14:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
moonlitwater04.jpgjpg moonlitwater04.jpg manage 106 K 19 Apr 2015 - 01:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
moonlitwater05.JPGJPG moonlitwater05.JPG manage 110 K 28 Sep 2015 - 22:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
moonlitwater06.JPGJPG moonlitwater06.JPG manage 89 K 03 Oct 2015 - 13:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pat Canter
moonlitwater07.JPGJPG moonlitwater07.JPG manage 453 K 12 Nov 2017 - 22:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elizabeth Rieniets
moonlitwater10.jpgjpg moonlitwater10.jpg manage 75 K 16 Jul 2013 - 14:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
moonlitwater12.jpgjpg moonlitwater12.jpg manage 65 K 12 Nov 2013 - 15:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
moonlitwater14.jpgjpg moonlitwater14.jpg manage 51 K 03 Mar 2014 - 17:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
moonlitwater3.jpgjpg moonlitwater3.jpg manage 124 K 07 Jun 2017 - 20:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
moonlitwater8.jpgjpg moonlitwater8.jpg manage 27 K 26 Mar 2013 - 15:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Front Range Iris
moonlitwater9.jpgjpg moonlitwater9.jpg manage 44 K 05 Apr 2013 - 20:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
moonlitwaters07.jpgjpg moonlitwaters07.jpg manage 640 K 03 Jan 2016 - 18:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
moonlitwaters08SPI.jpgjpg moonlitwaters08SPI.jpg manage 63 K 26 Mar 2010 - 15:49 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
Topic revision: r47 - 26 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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