■(TB) 'Queen Of May'
'Queen Of May'
, before 1859) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class R7L.
Additional nurseries not listed: State 1920
| References Floral Cabinet 29: 172. June 1859;
| From Fryer catalog, 1912:_ Standards lilac-pink; Falls lilac blended in white, general effect almost pink. Very distinct color; very fragrant; large and fine. 32". 25¢ or $2.50/doz.
| Gardeners' chronicle :a weekly illustrated journal of horticulture and allied subjects, Vol. 21 (July 14, 1894, p. 37).
| From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: QUEEN OF MAY — (Pall.) Semi-early. F. and S. self- colored beautiful bright rose, slightly lilacish. Coloring unique. Robust and free flowering. Thirty-two inches. 15c.
| Cornell Extension Bulletin 112, June 1925: “Color effect a large, iridescent, pale lavender-violet. S. light phlox purple to brighter Chinese violet. F. reddish phlox purple, veined brownish red on the lighter outer half. The beard is fine, rather sparse, yellow and orange tipped at the base. The purplish styles bronze at the edge. Rating 74”
| Gardeners' chronicle :a weekly illustrated journal of horticulture and allied subjects, Vol. 9 (June 15, 1878, p. 757).
| Gardeners' chronicle :a weekly illustrated journal of horticulture and allied subjects, Ser. 3, Vol. 1 (Feb. 12, 1887, p. 211).
| Gardeners' chronicle :a weekly illustrated journal of horticulture and allied subjects, Ser. 3, Vol. 1 (June 18, 1887, p. 813).
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