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■(TB) 'Ivory Supreme'

1953, Carpenter

'Ivory Supreme' (Carl Carpenter, R. 1952). TB, 40" (102 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class-Y3, Yellow bitone. Standards pale yellow, falls overlaid ivory. 'On Guard' x 'Ming Yellow'. Carpenter 1953. High Commendation 1950 (under name 'Old Ivory'); Honorable Mention 1953.

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From AIS Bulletin #129, April 1953. Introducing IVORY SUPREME, H.C. 1950 (On Guard x Ming Yellow) This exquisite iris has large crisp blooms that withstand sun, wind and rain. A self of pale ivory cream flushed with velvety ivory at the haft. The standards are domed, ruffled. The falls are wide and flaring. Floriferous with tall branched stalks. Late mid-season. 38". $20.00 Net. Carpenter 1953.
From Marble Iris Garden catalog, 1957: IVORY SUPREME (Carpenter 1953). ML. 38 in. This exquisite Iris has large crisp blooms that withstand wind and rain. It is a self of pale ivory-cream flushed with velvety ivory at the haft. The standards are domed and ruffled, the falls are wide and flaring. The stalks are tall and the blooms are well spaced, making this a very distinctive Iris. H.C., 1950; H.M., 1953. Each $7.50
 
 

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