(TB) 'Carved Ivory'
, R. 1936) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class Y4L. Slight pleasant fragrance. ((('California Blue'
) x ('Argentina'
)) x ('Miss Willmott'
)) x ('W. R. Dykes'
.) Over The Garden Wall 1936.
Also listed in the following nursery catalogs: Fairmount 1946
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| From Carl Salbach catalog, 1937: CARVED IVORY (Essig 1937). An exquisitely beautiful cream colored iris of fine form size, and growing habit. Easily the most delightful cream colored iris we have ever seen, and a single stalk, displayed at our gardens was one of the most popular of all our iris. Pure cream with deeper heart (rich creamy ivory) and beard of creaamy yellow- all perfectly blended. Perfect branching, and although a W. R. Dykes seedling, Carved Ivory is "different" in form, even to the extent of. having a slight flare to the falls. Parentage seedling x W. R. Dykes. Early midseason. Substance good. 36-inch. $10.00.
| (1948) Carved Ivory shows its Dykes parentage by flecking badly for me, but I can't consider this a serious fault when, from a little distance, it shows as one of the most exquisite bits of sculpture ever executed by the hybridist. The very large blossom, of unusually fine texture, is a warm ivory with just a suggestion of lemon around the creamy beard. [A Critical Evaluation of Older Iris, A.I.S. Bulletin 110:55/July 1948].
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