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■(TB) 'Queen Of Hearts'

1973, Brown

'Queen Of Hearts' (Opal Brown, R. 1973). Seedling# 70-6F5. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards. heavily laced pink; falls white, light buff-pink on shoulders; dainty crimped buff-pink edge; coral-pink beard. Seedling# 13A34: ('Grandiflora' x 'Christmas Time') X 'Buffy'. Brown's Sunnyhill Gardens 1974. High Commendation 1972 (under seedling 70-6f-5); Franklin Cook Cup 1974; Favorite Guest 1974; Honorable Mention 1975; Walther Cup 1975; Walther Cup 1976; Award of Merit 1977.

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From AIS Bulletin #213 April 1974 Introducing QUEEN OF HEARTS (0. L. Brown '74). TB, Mid., 34". The iris you've been waiting for! Domed standards of coral pink with deeply laced edges. Wide hafted, arched falls of pearly white with coral-buff hafts and decorative coral-buff lacy edging. Showy beards of coral-pink. Ideal branching with 10 buds. HC '72 under Sdlg. 70-6F5. (Grandiflora x Christmas Time) X Buffy. Sure to win your heart! Net $25.00. Brown's sunnyhill Gardens.
'Queen Of Hearts' Historic Iris Preservation Society link.


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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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-11-04
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QueenOfHearts01.JPGJPG QueenOfHearts01.JPG manage 87 K 04 Dec 2014 - 15:12 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
QueenOfHearts02.jpgjpg QueenOfHearts02.jpg manage 78 K 08 Apr 2014 - 21:09 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
QueenOfHearts03.jpgjpg QueenOfHearts03.jpg manage 61 K 08 Apr 2014 - 21:10 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
QueenOfHearts04.jpgjpg QueenOfHearts04.jpg manage 69 K 08 Apr 2014 - 21:10 UnknownUser Photo by Blue J Iris
QueenOfHearts4.jpgjpg QueenOfHearts4.jpg manage 72 K 29 Nov 2013 - 16:54 UnknownUser Photo by South Jersey Iris
QueenOfHeartsIF.jpgjpg QueenOfHeartsIF.jpg manage 43 K 28 Nov 2011 - 20:32 Main.Betsy881 Photo from The Iris Farm
Queeniof05.jpgjpg Queeniof05.jpg manage 69 K 26 Mar 2015 - 16:01 UnknownUser Photo by Paul Black
queen_of_hearts_66.jpgjpg queen_of_hearts_66.jpg manage 73 K 30 Dec 2010 - 23:16 Main.Elladan photo by Elladan
queenofhearts01.jpgjpg queenofhearts01.jpg manage 18 K 08 Nov 2014 - 21:13 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
queenofhearts02.jpgjpg queenofhearts02.jpg manage 80 K 24 Oct 2015 - 16:05 UnknownUser Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
queenofhearts03.jpgjpg queenofhearts03.jpg manage 678 K 04 Jan 2016 - 17:25 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
queenofhearts04.jpgjpg queenofhearts04.jpg manage 31 K 04 Dec 2018 - 22:11 UnknownUser Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
queenofhearts1.jpgjpg queenofhearts1.jpg manage 142 K 22 Apr 2016 - 15:19 UnknownUser Photo by HIPS Archives
queenofhearts2.jpgjpg queenofhearts2.jpg manage 126 K 22 Apr 2016 - 15:21 UnknownUser Photo by HIPS Archives
queenofhearts3.jpgjpg queenofhearts3.jpg manage 30 K 08 Apr 2013 - 02:46 UnknownUser Photo by Country Delight Iris
queenofhearts9.JPGJPG queenofhearts9.JPG manage 392 K 30 Oct 2020 - 14:26 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1989 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
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