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■(TB) 'Sheba's Queen'

1988, Miller

'Sheba's Queen' (Bernice Miller, R. 1988). TB, 36" (91 cm), Early midseason bloom and rebloom (late November in Alabama). Lightly ruffled garnet with scarlet overwash that darkens with age. 'Wily Delilah' X ('Fires of Gehenna' x 'Post Time'). Enchanted Rainbow Garden 1988.

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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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ShebasQueen01.jpgjpg ShebasQueen01.jpg manage 69 K 08 Apr 2015 - 02:46 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
ShebasQueen02.jpgjpg ShebasQueen02.jpg manage 74 K 08 Apr 2015 - 02:48 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
ShebasQueen03.jpgjpg ShebasQueen03.jpg manage 99 K 08 Apr 2015 - 02:50 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
ShebasQueen04.jpgjpg ShebasQueen04.jpg manage 101 K 08 Apr 2015 - 02:51 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
sheba01.jpgjpg sheba01.jpg manage 81 K 30 Mar 2015 - 14:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
sheba02.jpgjpg sheba02.jpg manage 83 K 30 Mar 2015 - 14:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Elladan McLeester
shebasqueen-jb.jpgjpg shebasqueen-jb.jpg manage 9 K 18 Jan 2013 - 22:26 Main.Harloiris photo by Chapman Iris
shebasqueen01.jpgjpg shebasqueen01.jpg manage 166 K 28 Mar 2017 - 22:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
shebasqueen03.JPGJPG shebasqueen03.JPG manage 75 K 07 Jul 2014 - 16:07 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Bee Warburton slide collection
shebasqueen09.JPGJPG shebasqueen09.JPG manage 265 K 09 Dec 2021 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-2014 Hudson Valley Iris & Daylily Society Spring Weekend
shebasqueen2.JPGJPG shebasqueen2.JPG manage 35 K 10 May 2013 - 14:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r15 - 28 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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