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33″ M-L
From Eden Road Iris Garden 1957: “Large broadpetaled 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.

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Ebony Echo

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
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