'Shoot The Moon' (Monty Byers, R. 1985). Seedling# B-10-5. TB, 35" (89 cm), 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.
|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.|
|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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