*BLACK HANDLEBARS (Stamile,P.) TET 3267-A (Wild Wookie
X Velvet Ribbons) 31” EMRe. Ev. emo. 9 ½” x 1 ½” x
1”. 11.5” wingspan. 5-way branching. (3 laterals + terminal “Y”)
25-30 buds. Unusual form – crispate. Spider ratio 3.8:1.
When I first looked upon BLACK HANDLEBARS it
reminded me of the old silent movies where the villain, always dressed
in black, twisted the ends of his mustache while vowing to commit some
dastardly act. Hence the name for this very flat from the throat red
black blend unusual form.
What is special about BLACK HANDLEBARS is the large
closure figure and large citron green throat. The tips of the sepals
are quilled and twisted and the ends of the spatulate petals pinched
and twisted. With its large full center this flower resembles a large
green and black starfish and could easily have been called "Black
A real fun flower and fertile both ways.