, R. 1991). Seedling# 86-86D. TB, 34" (86 cm), Very early to early bloom. White ground plicata stitched blue, deeper shoulders; beards yellow. 'God's Handiwork'
. Bay View 1992. Honorable Mention 1994; Award of Merit 1998
| Awaiting original catalog description.
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.
-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
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- TB 'Handshake' was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately May 25 - June 4, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017 -04-01 - 30 Aug 2017