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From N.A. Hallauer’s Select List for 1918: “Soft rose lilac, almost pink. 32 in.”

From the Cornell Bulletin 112, 1925: “Color effect a reddish phlox purple veined self. S. light phlox purple to brighter chinese violet. F. reddish phlox purple, veined brownish red of the lighter outer haft. The beard is fine, rather sparse, yellow, and orange tipped at the base. The purplish styles bronze at the edge. The plant is of moderately vigorous growth and has medium yellowish-green foliage. The moderately tall, high-branched flowering stalks are freely produced and well furnished with good-sized, sweet-scented blossoms. This is an older sort, outstanding for its pink color mass. Rating 74.”

From Mitchell’s Bulbs, 1922: “Light Pink; very early.”

AM RHS 1891.

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Queen of May

Salter, before 1859

Iris Class: Bearded
Bearded Class: Tall Bearded
Age: Before 1900
Fall Color: Mauve/Rose
Standard Color: Mauve/Rose
Pattern: Self
Beard Color: Lemon/Light Yellow
Hybridizer: Salter
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