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■(TB) 'Babylon Queen'

2002, Blyth

'Babylon Queen' ( Barry Blyth, R. 2001). Seedling H165-1. TB, height 35" (89 cm), Very early bloom. Standards pastel lavender, center slightly deeper; Falls deeper pastel lavender, shading lighter toward beard; beards tangerine, white base; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Louisa's Song' X F175-1, 'Shadows' sibling. Tempo Two 2002/03.

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Awaiting catalog description


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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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-- HeidiSoroken - 2009-12-28
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BabylonQueen191008_copy.jpgjpg BabylonQueen191008_copy.jpg manage 50 K 18 Nov 2010 - 09:28 ColleenModra Colleen Modra Photo
BabylonQueen5.jpgjpg BabylonQueen5.jpg manage 65 K 16 Jul 2013 - 21:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Napa Country Iris Gardens
Babylon_Queen.jpgjpg Babylon_Queen.jpg manage 69 K 28 Dec 2009 - 22:56 HeidiSoroken Photo of 'Babylon Queen' by Heidi Soroken
Babylon_Queen_2010_BrindaMandella.jpgjpg Babylon_Queen_2010_BrindaMandella.jpg manage 63 K 30 Jun 2010 - 22:58 BrindaMandella Photo by Brinda Mandella
babylon02.jpgjpg babylon02.jpg manage 54 K 15 Jun 2015 - 13:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
babylon03.jpgjpg babylon03.jpg manage 50 K 15 Jun 2015 - 13:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
babylon04.JPGJPG babylon04.JPG manage 1 MB 06 Mar 2018 - 13:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
babylon05.JPGJPG babylon05.JPG manage 859 K 06 Mar 2018 - 13:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
babylongqueen09SPI.jpgjpg babylongqueen09SPI.jpg manage 49 K 12 Mar 2010 - 15:09 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
babylonqueen01.jpgjpg babylonqueen01.jpg manage 63 K 31 Oct 2014 - 22:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pleasants Valley Iris Farm
babylonqueen1.jpgjpg babylonqueen1.jpg manage 329 K 18 Nov 2019 - 22:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
babylonqueen10.JPGJPG babylonqueen10.JPG manage 130 K 26 Jan 2024 - 13:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
Topic revision: r22 - 27 Jan 2024, Harloiris
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