See New TB Image Gallery


You are here: Iris Wiki>TbFthruJ Web>TbIvorySupreme (19 Jul 2020, davepote)Edit Attach

■(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.

See below:


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

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Tall Bearded Iris? Please visit the: Tall Bearded Iris Society website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ivorysupreme.JPGJPG ivorysupreme.JPG manage 283 K 04 Jun 2019 - 20:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Urszula Tretowska-Poland.
ivorysupreme2.JPGJPG ivorysupreme2.JPG manage 60 K 25 Apr 2020 - 20:50 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1955 Gilbert H. Wild & Son catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r10 - 19 Jul 2020, davepote
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback