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■(TB) 'Handiwork'

1983, Ghio

'Handiwork' (Joseph Ghio, 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' X 'Barletta'. Bay View Gardens 1983. 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.

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