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■(TB) 'Movie Queen'

1982, Gatty

'Movie Queen' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1981). Seedling# F71-3. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason to late bloom. Standards clear pink (M&P 49-B-2 to 1-AB-2); falls pink, slight peach influence (1-AB-8) paling slightly (1-AB-7) toward center; crushed strawberry (1-1-10) beard, white at base; slight sweet fragrance. 'Pink Ballet' X 'Princess'. Keppel 1982.

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Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collectionPhoto by Paul Black-Mid America Garden


From AIS Bulletin #244 January 1982 Introducing MOVIE QUEEN (Gatty '82) ML 32" (Pink Ballet X Princess). Beautiful clear pink with crushed strawberry beards. Nicely ruffled, touched with lace. #F71-3. $25.00. Keith Keppel.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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moviequeen.JPGJPG moviequeen.JPG manage 522 K 15 Dec 2018 - 03:31 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Larry Harder slide collection
moviequeen9.JPGJPG moviequeen9.JPG manage 240 K 11 Apr 2023 - 02:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Paul Black-Mid America Garden
Topic revision: r13 - 13 Apr 2023, BrewItt
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