■(PCN) 'Santa Ana'
, R. 1952). 6" (15 cm). Early bloom. Yellow bitone; standards yellow; falls yellow veined brown. Seedling# 6116 X unknown. Lyon 1953. Honorable Mention 1954.
| From AIS Bulletin #129, April 1953. Introducing SANTA ANA (Dr. Lee W. Lenz 1953) (#6141-1). $3.00. An INNOMINATA HYBRID released by the RANCHO SANTA ANA BOTANIC GARDEN. A Pacific Coast (Oregon) beardless species.These are small plants with grasslike evergreen foliage. The flowers are of buttercup to Indian yellow in color, born on 10" stalks, often producing 6 flowers to the stalk. Lyon 1953.
| From Milliken Iris Gardens catalog, 1954: SANTA ANA (Dr. Lee W. Lenz} A true innominata hybrid released last year. Lovely ruffled yellow flowers are borne in profusion. The foliage is grass-like and the flowers carried just above the foliage on sturdy but delicate looking stems. Wonderful for naturalizing. Will stand full sun or quite deep shade. $2.50.
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