, R. 1976). Seedling 71-28F. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards mimosa (M&P 10-J-2) ground, heavily suffused brown (7-C-10); falls mimosa ground, white spot in center, solid edge of darker brown (8-J-7); dull yellow beard. 'Limerick'
. Keppel 1978. High Commendation 1975, 1976, 1977, Honorable Mention 1980.
| From AIS Bulletin #228 Winter 1978 Introducing SANTANA (Keppel '78). M, 36". Intensely ruffled bright mimosa yellow and brown plicata. Standards heavily suffused rich brown. Mimosa falls with halfinch solid brown border and small eye-catching white spot in the center. Our plic pick of the year. (Limerick X Roundup). THREE HC certificates: '75, '76, '77! #71-28F. $25.00. Keith Keppel.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
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| 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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