‘Ice Carnival’ (Edward Watkins, for Dr Robert Graves deceased, R. 1950). Sdlg. 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.
Proenance: Image 1 from garden of L Munro, dated 2015 in Newfoundland NJ , purchased from Blue Bird Iris,circa 2011.