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■(TB) 'Hand Painted'

1990, Byers

'Hand Painted' (Monty Byers, R. 1990). Seedling# D80-100. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards medium beetroot; falls blend of dark beetroot, ruby red and wine red, centerline and suffused underlay of electric violet down middle, dark brownish red shading at hafts overlaid with spray of white stripes, diffusing into tiny pin points of violet white below beard; beards electric violet blue, brushed chestnut brown in throat; ruffled; sweet spicy fragrance. 'Well Endowed' X 'Violet Miracle'. Moonshine 1990.

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From AIS Bulletin #277 April 1990 Introducing HAND PAINTED-TB. Well Endowed X Violet Miracle. A deep, blended "red" (beetroot/ruby/wine) with a spray of white around big, bushy, electric violet blue b. Wild coloring and strong, early rebloom. $35.00. Moonshine 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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Hand-PaintedNN.jpgjpg Hand-PaintedNN.jpg manage 40 K 07 Nov 2011 - 22:31 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
HandPainted01.jpgjpg HandPainted01.jpg manage 85 K 17 Apr 2015 - 20:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by AIS Archives
Hand_Painted_Byers_90.JPGJPG Hand_Painted_Byers_90.JPG manage 72 K 13 Jan 2010 - 11:43 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
handpainted1.jpgjpg handpainted1.jpg manage 99 K 26 Sep 2018 - 02:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
handpainted2.jpgjpg handpainted2.jpg manage 136 K 29 Jan 2019 - 15:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
handpainted3.jpgjpg handpainted3.jpg manage 159 K 27 Jun 2019 - 21:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
handpainted30.JPGJPG handpainted30.JPG manage 132 K 20 Oct 2023 - 14:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens-reblooming September 2023
handpainted9.JPGJPG handpainted9.JPG manage 243 K 03 Dec 2020 - 16:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r18 - 20 Oct 2023, TLaurin
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