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■(TB) 'Queen Empress'

2005, Filardi

'Queen Empress' (Bruce Filardi, R. 2005) Seedling# BF-322A. TB, 32" (81 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards and style arms white; falls white, sanded plum becoming progressively more heavy from beard to distal end, 1/8" white rim, pencil thin dark edge outside the white rim, bright yellow shoulders; beards golden yellow; slight sweet fragrance. 'Venetian Love' X 'Puccini'. Aitken 2007.

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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.

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-12-28
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IMG_6768-X2_queen_empress.jpgjpg IMG_6768-X2_queen_empress.jpg manage 240 K 21 Feb 2016 - 02:54 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
QueenEmpress-2015-1.JPGJPG QueenEmpress-2015-1.JPG manage 35 K 17 Dec 2015 - 07:42 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
QueenEmpress-2015-2.JPGJPG QueenEmpress-2015-2.JPG manage 38 K 17 Dec 2015 - 07:42 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
QueenEmpress-2015-3.JPGJPG QueenEmpress-2015-3.JPG manage 34 K 17 Dec 2015 - 07:42 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
QueenEmpress04.JPGJPG QueenEmpress04.JPG manage 142 K 01 Sep 2016 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
QueenEmpress22.jpgjpg QueenEmpress22.jpg manage 47 K 28 Dec 2011 - 18:57 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Bruce Filardi-International Iris
QueenEmpress4.jpgjpg QueenEmpress4.jpg manage 115 K 21 Mar 2014 - 20:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bruce Filardi-International Iris
queenempress01.jpgjpg queenempress01.jpg manage 56 K 28 Dec 2014 - 12:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
queenempress02.JPGJPG queenempress02.JPG manage 60 K 24 Aug 2015 - 21:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Across Iris Lanes Garden
queenempress03.jpgjpg queenempress03.jpg manage 542 K 04 Jan 2016 - 17:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
queenempress04.jpgjpg queenempress04.jpg manage 80 K 12 Jul 2019 - 22:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
queenempress08.JPGJPG queenempress08.JPG manage 199 K 02 Mar 2020 - 16:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
queenempress09.JPGJPG queenempress09.JPG manage 203 K 02 Mar 2020 - 16:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
queenempress1.jpgjpg queenempress1.jpg manage 95 K 17 Nov 2017 - 23:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
queenempress10.jpgjpg queenempress10.jpg manage 237 K 01 May 2022 - 02:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
queenempress2.jpgjpg queenempress2.jpg manage 18 K 13 Mar 2013 - 23:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
queenempress22.JPGJPG queenempress22.JPG manage 230 K 10 Jan 2021 - 03:18 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 2007 Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden catalogue by Terry Laurin
queenempress3.jpgjpg queenempress3.jpg manage 53 K 14 May 2013 - 16:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
queenempress4.jpgjpg queenempress4.jpg manage 279 K 01 Dec 2017 - 04:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
queenempress5.JPGJPG queenempress5.JPG manage 230 K 13 Dec 2020 - 20:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
queenempress9.JPGJPG queenempress9.JPG manage 189 K 01 May 2021 - 11:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evelyn Small taken at Horton Iris Garden
Topic revision: r25 - 11 Jul 2022, TLaurin
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