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■(TB) 'Santana'

1978, Keppel

'Santana' (Keith Keppel, 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' X 'Roundup'. Keppel 1978. High Commendation 1975, 1976, 1977, Honorable Mention 1980.

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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

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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-01
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Iris_Santana_50.JPGJPG Iris_Santana_50.JPG manage 64 K 03 Jun 2015 - 11:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniele D.
Iris_Santana_60.JPGJPG Iris_Santana_60.JPG manage 56 K 03 Jun 2015 - 11:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniele D.
Santana.jpgjpg Santana.jpg manage 74 K 30 Apr 2013 - 15:13 Main.davepote Cooley's Gardens catalog 1987
Santana01.JPGJPG Santana01.JPG manage 63 K 05 Dec 2014 - 16:43 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Santana010.JPGJPG Santana010.JPG manage 93 K 30 Aug 2021 - 15:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Santana02.jpgjpg Santana02.jpg manage 81 K 10 Apr 2014 - 17:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Santana03.JPGJPG Santana03.JPG manage 76 K 01 Jun 2015 - 19:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
Santana12BHI.jpgjpg Santana12BHI.jpg manage 98 K 03 May 2012 - 19:05 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Santana6.jpgjpg Santana6.jpg manage 60 K 07 Sep 2013 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Echo Iris Garden
Santana_2_com.jpgjpg Santana_2_com.jpg manage 39 K 02 Apr 2011 - 01:29 Main.Selina49 Santana at Selina's Iris Garden
Santana__Keppel_1978.JPGJPG Santana__Keppel_1978.JPG manage 74 K 01 Jan 2010 - 09:57 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Santana_fl.jpgjpg Santana_fl.jpg manage 52 K 20 Feb 2011 - 08:38 IrisP  
santana01.jpgjpg santana01.jpg manage 218 K 06 Feb 2020 - 02:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
santana02.jpgjpg santana02.jpg manage 166 K 01 Dec 2017 - 22:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
santana03.JPGJPG santana03.JPG manage 79 K 07 Jul 2014 - 14:25 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
santana04.jpgjpg santana04.jpg manage 214 K 08 Feb 2020 - 03:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
santana05.JPGJPG santana05.JPG manage 219 K 23 Dec 2020 - 03:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
santana051.JPGJPG santana051.JPG manage 259 K 23 Dec 2020 - 04:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
santana1.jpgjpg santana1.jpg manage 42 K 06 Dec 2018 - 22:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
santana7.jpgjpg santana7.jpg manage 90 K 15 Nov 2013 - 22:29 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r35 - 30 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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