Icy Blue

Howard Weed 1941
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
1940-1949
Fall Color:
Light Blue
Standard Color:
Light Blue
Pattern:
Self
Beard Color:
Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer:
National
Rarity:
GG eligible - endangered

Full Description

TB. Early bloom season. Color Class-B1L. Weed 1941. Honorable Mention 1941.

 

From Western Iris Gardens catalog, 1948: ICY BLUE (National, 1941). E. 44″. Exceptional delicacy of color. The lightest blue self! Eye appeal galore is found in the frosty white dusting or iridescence on flowers adequately displayed on tall well branched stems. Crisp lustre in color. HM 1941. 75c.

From Carl Salbach catalog 1942: ICY BLUE (Weed). One of the new high ranking light blues. A light blue but clear in color. Blooms of very large size, wellspaced on especially tall, well-branched stems. Orange beard which is almost covered by the blue style arms. A fine addition to the light blue class. 50″. $5.00; 3 for $12.50.