■(TB) 'Autumn Echo'
, R. 1973). Seedling 6-0 A. TB, 36" (91 cm), Early bloom and rebloom. Standards yellow ground speckled garnet brown, garnet brown rim flushed yellow; Falls canary yellow ground speckled garnet brown, garnet brown rim, small white signal at tip of tangerine orange beard. 'Wild Ginger'
X 'Summer Sunshine'
. Gibson 1975. Honorable Mention 1977.
| From AIS Bulletin #216 January 1975 Introducing AUTUMN ECHO. '75, E & Rebloom, 36". #6-0A. $25.00.This is an unusually rich colored, reblooming plicata blend. 6"x7" blooms. The beautiful arched standards are highly ruffled and fluted with some lace. The outside is a blend of garnet brown flushed yellow. The inside of the petal is a yellow ground with garnet brown markings, making it a distinct plicata inside. Falls semi-flaring have an intense canary yellow ground speckled with garnet brown, the outside rim being almost a solid band of same color. Small white signal patch is at the tip of tangerine orange beard. A garnet brown line runs from the top of beard to join the brown rim. Branching is good; 3 plus terminal; 8 to 10 buds. Wild Ginger X Summer Sunshine. Gibson's Iris Garden.
| Reported Rebloom in: CA, MO, TN, TX, VA, Australia, Switzerland USDA Zone 6,7,8,9,10 [The 2012 Cumulative Checklist of Reblooming Iris, p. 12].
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