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■(TB) 'Tranquil Moon'

1948, Cook

'Tranquil Moon' (Paul Cook, R. 1948) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y6L reverse. 'Pink Reflection' x reverse bicolor seedling# Cr-W. Honorable Mention 1950.

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From Iris Test Garden catalog, 1955: TRANQUIL MOON. (Cook, 1948). A most novel new thing with light yellow to deep cream standards and silvery white falls bordered the yellow of the standards. Hafts are likewise shaded yellow. The falls of this Iris are extra wide and flare out almost flat, as in Ballet Dancer. Large, thick petaled and sparkling. 40 inches tall. H. M., A.I.S., 1950. $1.00.
Tranquil Moon (Cook No. 2045) S. pure yellow, horizontal F. crystal white. 40 in. $15.00. Mary Williamson: “Longfield Introductions for 1948.” The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 109 (April 1948): 65.


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.

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IMG_6502.jpgjpg IMG_6502.jpg manage 49 K 17 Feb 2017 - 17:27 Main.davepote Taken in Doris Rebert's garden 2015, Westminster, MD
Tranquil_Moon_fl.jpgjpg Tranquil_Moon_fl.jpg manage 74 K 21 Feb 2011 - 19:40 IrisP  
tranquilmoon.JPGJPG tranquilmoon.JPG manage 505 K 31 Jul 2018 - 19:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
tranquilmoon1.JPGJPG tranquilmoon1.JPG manage 139 K 24 Jun 2020 - 20:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
tranquilmoon2.JPGJPG tranquilmoon2.JPG manage 136 K 21 Dec 2021 - 15:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
tranquilmoon20.JPGJPG tranquilmoon20.JPG manage 137 K 21 Dec 2021 - 15:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
tranquilmoon21.JPGJPG tranquilmoon21.JPG manage 158 K 19 Jan 2022 - 03:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
tranquilmoon22.JPGJPG tranquilmoon22.JPG manage 143 K 19 Jan 2022 - 03:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r17 - 19 Jan 2022, TLaurin
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