Ebony Echo

Chet Tompkins R 1946; I 1948
Iris Class:
Bearded
Bearded Class:
Tall Bearded
Age:
1940-1949
Fall Color:
Red/Maroon
Standard Color:
Red/Maroon
Pattern:
Self
Beard Color:
Orange/Deep Yellow
Hybridizer:
Tompkins
Rarity:
GG eligible - endangered

Full Description

33″ M-L
From Eden Road Iris Garden 1957: “Large broad petaled and heavily ruffled flower of flaring horizontal form. Velvety carmine red with a black sheen. Extremely heavy substance. Wonderful parent.”

From Marble Iris Gardens Iris Catalog c. 1960 : Deep carmine red with a heavy brown overlay that shines like a black sheen. This attractive flower with crisp horizontal flaring blooms has a slight ruffling that makes it one of the best reds.”‘ Cape Bon’ X ‘Casa Morena’.

From Schreiner’s Iris Lovers Catalog 1958 “A provocative, attractive flower with crisp, horizontal flaring flower touched with ruffling. A deep carmine red with heavy brown overlay that shines like a black sheen. Highly unusual and richly colored.”

AM 1953.