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■(TB) 'Queen Of May'

1859, Salter

'Queen Of May' (John Salter, before 1859) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class R7L.

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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.
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”
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.


Brooksiana, Dr. Parnet, Reine de Mai.

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QueenOfMay12BHI.jpgjpg QueenOfMay12BHI.jpg manage 74 K 29 Apr 2012 - 21:51 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
QueenOfMayBbRT.jpgjpg QueenOfMayBbRT.jpg manage 30 K 22 Jan 2012 - 21:19 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
QueenOfMayIG.jpgjpg QueenOfMayIG.jpg manage 58 K 12 Dec 2013 - 15:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Irisgal
QueenOfMayJB.jpgjpg QueenOfMayJB.jpg manage 80 K 28 Jan 2012 - 22:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by John Black, zone 4, Montana
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queen_of_may_fl.jpgjpg queen_of_may_fl.jpg manage 50 K 12 Aug 2012 - 15:44 IrisP  
queenof01.jpgjpg queenof01.jpg manage 54 K 03 May 2015 - 14:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ozark Iris Gardens
queenofmay01.jpgjpg queenofmay01.jpg manage 50 K 22 Aug 2014 - 14:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris City Gardens
queenofmay02.jpgjpg queenofmay02.jpg manage 20 K 13 Sep 2014 - 13:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Seagate Irises-United Kingdom
queenofmay05.jpgjpg queenofmay05.jpg manage 64 K 31 Jan 2019 - 15:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Old House Gardens.
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