■(TB) 'Ice Carnival'
(Edward Watkins, for Dr. Robert J. Graves
, deceased, R. 1950). Seedling# 47-68B. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-V1L, Orchid blue self, light. (Originally named Ice Maiden, which name was released in error, as it had been issued to Mrs. Mary Tharp in 1940. The name Ice Carnival was released to Dr. Graves in 1941 for an earlier seedling which was never introduced; it is hereby declared obsolete.). 'Jane Phillips'
X 'Mt. Jefferson'
. Fairmount 1954.
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| From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: ICE CARNIVAL (Watkins Graves 1954) M.L. 38 in. (Jane Phillips x Mt. Jefferson). A very large flaring flower of the reverse bicolor type. This has standards of light azure blue and falls of icy white. The petals are heavily substanced and have a smooth finish . H. M. 1954. 14.00.
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