'Mahalo' ( Joseph Ghio, R. 1964) Seedling Seedling# 61-23K. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light blue; Falls falls blue grape, edged light blue. 'Melodrama' X 'Twilight Sonata'. Bay View, Old Brook 1966. High Commendation 1964; Honorable Mention 1967; Judges Choice 1968.
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|From Bay View Gardens, 1966: MAHALO (Ghio '66) M. 36" Mahalo, Hawaiian for "thank you" fits this refreshing, yet dynamic, iris extremely well. The tightly held standards are a silvery light blue. The extremely ruffled and broad semi-flaring falls are a metallic red-violet which slowly blends into the blue edge-might be thought of as a blue reverse Emma Cook pattern. Blue beard, fine branching, and vigor completes this much discussed new beauty. No. 61-23K: (Melodrama X Twilight Sonata). HC '64. $25.00.|
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