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■(TB) 'Satin Satan'

1986, Weiler

'Satin Satan' (John Weiler, R. 1984). Seedling# 79-97-10. TB, 35" (90 cm). Early to late bloom. Very dark violet (near black); self beard; slight sweet fragrance. 'Watch It' X seedling# 75-58-1: (seedling# 71-22-3: (seedling# 68-37-1: ((('Pierre Menard' x 'Sable Night') x 'Edenite') x ('Congo Song' x ('Pierre Menard' x 'Sable Night'))) x 'Midnight Special') x 'Mystique'). Rialto Gardens 1986. Favorite Guest 1987; Honorable Mention 1988.

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Photo by NolaPhoto by Paul Black, Mid-America GardenPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collectionPhoto scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry LaurinPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto scanned from the 1994 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin


From AIS Bulletin #261 April 1986 Introducing SATIN SATAN (Weiler 86) TB 35" (90 cm) E-L. A big, broad, very dark violet, near black self of unusual substance and satin texture. Beards are dark violet. Stalks consistently have 4 branches plus terminal and each has 2 buds per socket for a total of 9-10 flowers well timed for opening sequence to give a long bloom season. Increases rapidly and is fertile both ways. Starts early and continues until late. 79-97-10: Watch It X 75-58-1: (71-22-3:(68-37-1: (((Pierre Menard x Sable Night) x Edenite) x (Congo Song x (Pierre Menard x Sable Night))) x Midnight Special) x Mystique). $30.00. Rialto Gardens.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Satin-SatanNN.jpgjpg Satin-SatanNN.jpg manage 28 K 10 Nov 2011 - 19:38 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
SatinSatan12BHI.jpgjpg SatinSatan12BHI.jpg manage 78 K 03 May 2012 - 19:08 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
satin01.jpgjpg satin01.jpg manage 60 K 22 Jan 2015 - 22:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black, Mid-America Garden
satinsatan02.JPGJPG satinsatan02.JPG manage 52 K 10 Apr 2014 - 17:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
satinsatan04.JPGJPG satinsatan04.JPG manage 79 K 07 Jul 2014 - 14:53 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
satinsatan1.JPGJPG satinsatan1.JPG manage 52 K 19 Apr 2020 - 22:24 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin
satinsatin2.JPGJPG satinsatin2.JPG manage 321 K 07 Jan 2021 - 16:24 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r22 - 11 Jan 2023, DougChyz
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