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■(TB) 'Ebony Echo'

1948, Tompkins

'Ebony Echo' (Chet Tompkins, R. 1946). Seedling 46-13. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason late bloom. Deep carmine shading very deep. 'Cape Bon' X 'Casa Morena'. Fleur de Lis 1948. Award of Merit 1953.

Note the hybridizer listed the pedigree as 'Casa Morena' x 'Cape Bon' in his 1953 (introductory year) catalog, but published the reverse pedigree in his 1956 catalog cited below, which complies with the AIS Registration record.

See below:
Ebony Echo TB 1948 Intro.pngEbony Echo.JPGEbonyEcho01.JPGebonyecho01.JPGEbonyEcho02.JPGEbonyEcho12BHI.jpg


From Fleur De Lis Gardens catalog 1956: EBONY ECHO (Tomp. 1948) M. L. 36 in. (Cape Bon x Casa Morena). Large, broad petaled and heavily ruffled flower of flaring horizontal form. The color is deep carmine red with rich velvety finish and a blackish sheen covers the whole flower. Extra heavy substance. A superb parent for reds and red browns. A.M. 1953. 3.50.
From Tell's Iris Gardens catalog 1953: EBONY ECHO (Tompkins '48) M. (Cape Bon x Casa Morena.) Accent on form. Deep carmine with black-red overlay. Wide of parts. Top blood for reds. H.M. '49, A.M. '53. $3.50

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-- EleanorHutchison - 2010-11-19
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Ebony Echo TB 1948 Intro.pngpng Ebony Echo TB 1948 Intro.png manage 790 K 01 Sep 2022 - 19:21 EdenSprings Pedigree later corrected to Cape Bon x Casa Morena.
EbonyEcho01.JPGJPG EbonyEcho01.JPG manage 65 K 11 Dec 2014 - 19:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
EbonyEcho02.JPGJPG EbonyEcho02.JPG manage 107 K 15 Aug 2021 - 12:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
EbonyEcho12BHI.jpgjpg EbonyEcho12BHI.jpg manage 82 K 18 Apr 2012 - 17:15 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Ebony_Echo.JPGJPG Ebony_Echo.JPG manage 49 K 01 Feb 2011 - 18:49 IrisP  
ebonyecho01.JPGJPG ebonyecho01.JPG manage 209 K 20 Jul 2020 - 20:41 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1955 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r15 - 01 Sep 2022, EdenSprings
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