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■(TB) 'Shoot The Moon'

1987, Byers

'Shoot The Moon' (Monty Byers, R. 1985). Seedling# B-10-5. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom (Nov in CA). Ruffled and lightly laced creamy yellow; yellow orange beard, 1.5" curved horns; slight sweet fragrance. 'Replay' X 'Sky Hooks'. Moonshine Gardens 1987.

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From AIS Bulletin #265 April 1987 Introducing SHOOT THE MOON (Byers '87) Sdlg. B-10-5: Replay X Sky Hooks. TB, 35", M & RE. Creamy yellow with yellow-orange beards and 1-1/2" curved horns. Well formed heavily ruffled and lightly laced flowers of heavy substance. Smoothly applied color and clean hafts. Superb well budded stalks with wide branching that starts low and spaced just right. Usually fragrant (8 + here) and will rebloom in mild climates. It is tried here last year in November, and in Virginia it started a stalk up in October. In both cases it was too late to make it. I've tried to set pods on it to no avail, but haven't tried its pollen yet. It has lots of it, and I plan to use it this year. Should give lace and good orange reblooming space agers among other things. $25.00. Moonshine Gardens.

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ShootTheMoon12BHI.jpgjpg ShootTheMoon12BHI.jpg manage 83 K 03 May 2012 - 20:55 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
ShootTheMoonCT.jpgjpg ShootTheMoonCT.jpg manage 31 K 02 Nov 2011 - 23:12 Main.Betsy881 Photo by C & T Iris Patch
Shoot_the_Moon_Byers_87.JPGJPG Shoot_the_Moon_Byers_87.JPG manage 65 K 09 Jan 2010 - 17:57 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
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shootthemoon5.jpgjpg shootthemoon5.jpg manage 80 K 15 Nov 2013 - 19:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
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