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■(TB) 'Sky Echo Too'

1989/90, Blyth

'Sky Echo Too' (Barry Blyth, R. 1989). Seedling# V70-2. TB, 34" (86 cm), Early to midseason bloom. Standards ice blue; falls slightly lighter ice blue with slightly deeper shading in center; white beard, gold in throat. 'Olympiad' X Pledge 'Allegiance'. Tempo Two 1989/90

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Sky Echo  Too 350.jpgSky Echo Too 2011 499 gd.jpgskyechotoo.jpgskyechotoo03.jpgskyechotoo04.jpgskyechotoo4.jpgSkyEchoToo DSD 0818.JPGskyechtoo01.jpgskyechtoo02.jpgskyechtoo3.jpg


From Tempo Two catalog, 1989: SKY ECHO (Blyth 89) E-M 34" Sdlg V70-2. A super Iris for us. The colour is icy blue white with slightly lighter falls, with a feint deeper area below white beards. Beautiful form and heavy substance allows it to stand rough weather far better than most. An excellent show Iris. Deep purple based foliage. (Olympiad X Pledge Allegiance. $25.00.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-02-19
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SkyEchoToo_DSD_0818.JPGJPG SkyEchoToo_DSD_0818.JPG manage 375 K 17 Jan 2022 - 18:23 SharleneSutter in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
Sky_Echo_Too_2011_499_gd.jpgjpg Sky_Echo_Too_2011_499_gd.jpg manage 62 K 20 Aug 2012 - 04:13 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
Sky_Echo__Too_350.jpgjpg Sky_Echo__Too_350.jpg manage 45 K 19 Feb 2010 - 06:49 Main.Laymont+ by Kgardens : Prague, Republique Tchéque
skyechotoo.jpgjpg skyechotoo.jpg manage 70 K 25 Jul 2013 - 20:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by KINSpirit Iris & Daylily Farm
skyechotoo03.jpgjpg skyechotoo03.jpg manage 23 K 07 Dec 2018 - 03:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
skyechotoo04.jpgjpg skyechotoo04.jpg manage 30 K 07 Dec 2018 - 03:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
skyechotoo4.jpgjpg skyechotoo4.jpg manage 134 K 02 May 2021 - 20:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
skyechtoo01.jpgjpg skyechtoo01.jpg manage 60 K 19 Nov 2015 - 04:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
skyechtoo02.jpgjpg skyechtoo02.jpg manage 99 K 19 Nov 2015 - 04:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
skyechtoo3.jpgjpg skyechtoo3.jpg manage 53 K 19 Oct 2013 - 18:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
Topic revision: r19 - 17 Jan 2022, SharleneSutter
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