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■(TB) 'Banana Frappe'

1991, Ernst

'Banana Frappe' (Richard Ernst, R. 1991). Seedling# R85-12. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Ruffled yellow; beards yellow orange; slight sweet fragrance. 'Gold Cadillac' X 'Sunday Sunshine'. Cooley 1991.

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Banana-FrappeNN.jpgbanana01.jpgbanana frappe 66.jpgbananafrappe01.jpgbananafrappe02.JPGbananafrappe09.JPGbananafrappe6.jpgbananafrappe7.jpgBananaFrappe by JanLauritzen.jpgBananaFrappeBJ.JPG


Awaiting original catalog description


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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-09-21
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Banana-FrappeNN.jpgjpg Banana-FrappeNN.jpg manage 31 K 06 Nov 2011 - 00:34 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's iris Garden
BananaFrappeBJ.JPGJPG BananaFrappeBJ.JPG manage 51 K 27 Jan 2012 - 16:03 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
BananaFrappe_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg BananaFrappe_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 63 K 22 Jan 2011 - 07:01 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS 2006 National in Portland, OR
banana01.jpgjpg banana01.jpg manage 88 K 08 May 2015 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Burgard Iris Farm
banana_frappe_66.jpgjpg banana_frappe_66.jpg manage 67 K 24 Nov 2010 - 20:16 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
bananafrappe01.jpgjpg bananafrappe01.jpg manage 48 K 13 Dec 2014 - 16:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
bananafrappe02.JPGJPG bananafrappe02.JPG manage 68 K 23 Aug 2015 - 03:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
bananafrappe09.JPGJPG bananafrappe09.JPG manage 343 K 12 Jan 2021 - 21:45 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2003 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
bananafrappe6.jpgjpg bananafrappe6.jpg manage 51 K 23 Aug 2013 - 02:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
bananafrappe7.jpgjpg bananafrappe7.jpg manage 17 K 25 Aug 2013 - 16:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by te Sligte Gardens
Topic revision: r17 - 12 Jan 2021, Harloiris
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