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    Picasso Moon Iris

    Iris 'Picasso Moon'

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    Picasso Moon Iris (Iris 'Picasso Moon') at Hartman Companies

    Picasso Moon Iris flowers

    Picasso Moon Iris flowers

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    Plant Height:  3 feet

    Flower Height:  4 feet

    Spacing:  18 inches

    Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

    Hardiness Zone:  3

    Group/Class:  Tall Bearded

    Ornamental Features

    Picasso Moon Iris features showy yellow flag-like flowers with a yellow beard at the ends of the stems in mid spring. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its sword-like leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

    Landscape Attributes

    Picasso Moon Iris is an herbaceous perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

    This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

    • Insects

    Picasso Moon Iris is recommended for the following landscape applications;

    • Mass Planting
    • General Garden Use

    Planting & Growing

    Picasso Moon Iris will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity extending to 4 feet tall with the flowers, with a spread of 24 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 18 inches apart. The flower stalks can be weak and so it may require staking in exposed sites or excessively rich soils. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

    This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

     
     
    Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
    Characteristics
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    Applications
    Flowers  Texture  Plant Form 
    Ornamental Features
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