, R. 1982) Seedling 77-77Y. TB, 34" (86 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards blue violet over white ground; falls white ground, marbled blue violet, white area around blue white beard. 'Premonition'
. Bay View Gardens 1983. Favorite Guest 1984; Exhibition Certificate 1981; Honorable Mention 1985.
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| From Bay View Gardens catalog,1983: HANDIWORK. 34 inches, mid to late season. $25.00. This Mystique grandchild brings a new pattern to the iris world. The marbled neglecta; a fancy plicata-neglecta pattern. The erect standards are blue-violet over a white ground. The flaring falls have a white ground marbled blue-violet. There is a distinct white area around the blue-white beard. A very vigorous creation that will produce several stalks in one year. Truly unique and beautiful. No. 77-77Y: (Premonition X Barletta), Best Seedling, San Jose, 1981.
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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