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■(TB) 'Desert Echo'

1980, Meek

'Desert Echo' (Duane Meek, R. 1980). Seedling B41-1-4. TB, 35" (89 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards deep butter yellow; falls chrome green ground, plicata markings radiating from orange beard, violet area around beard; ruffled. 'Pencil Sketch' X 'Dixie Desert'. D. & J. Gardens 1980. Honorable Mention 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #237 April 1980 Introducing DESERT ECHO (D. Meek). $25.00. Standards deep butter yellow. Falls have chrome green ground with plicata markings radiating from beard. There is a violet area around the orange beard. Ruffled and very heavy substance. (Pencil Sketch X Dixie Desert). D&J Gardens.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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-- JanLauritzen - 2010-05-09
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DesertEcho01.JPGJPG DesertEcho01.JPG manage 60 K 11 Dec 2014 - 16:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DesertEcho02.JPGJPG DesertEcho02.JPG manage 97 K 14 Aug 2021 - 21:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DesertEcho03.JPGJPG DesertEcho03.JPG manage 81 K 23 Mar 2014 - 20:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
DesertEcho04.jpgjpg DesertEcho04.jpg manage 81 K 23 Mar 2014 - 20:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
DesertEcho05.jpgjpg DesertEcho05.jpg manage 80 K 23 Mar 2014 - 20:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
DesertEcho06.jpgjpg DesertEcho06.jpg manage 139 K 15 Sep 2017 - 02:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
DesertEcho1.JPGJPG DesertEcho1.JPG manage 173 K 10 Feb 2018 - 15:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
DesertEcho12BHI.jpgjpg DesertEcho12BHI.jpg manage 77 K 17 Apr 2012 - 18:04 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DesertEcho8.jpgjpg DesertEcho8.jpg manage 68 K 28 Nov 2013 - 16:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
DesertEchoEI.jpgjpg DesertEchoEI.jpg manage 31 K 11 Dec 2012 - 18:01 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
DesertEchoTIF.jpgjpg DesertEchoTIF.jpg manage 34 K 04 Dec 2011 - 21:20 Main.Betsy881 Photo by The Iris Fan
DesertEcho_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg DesertEcho_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 70 K 09 May 2010 - 20:58 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my garden in Southern CA
DesertEcho_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg DesertEcho_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 70 K 26 Feb 2011 - 20:26 Main.janlauritzen Taken in my garden in Southern California
Desert_Echo_651_gd.jpgjpg Desert_Echo_651_gd.jpg manage 74 K 17 Aug 2012 - 04:43 IrisP Photo by Günter Diedrich
IMG_9660-X2_desert_echo.jpgjpg IMG_9660-X2_desert_echo.jpg manage 314 K 17 Feb 2016 - 06:15 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
desert01.jpgjpg desert01.jpg manage 83 K 07 Jun 2015 - 02:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
desertecho01.jpgjpg desertecho01.jpg manage 50 K 20 Aug 2015 - 20:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
desertecho02.jpgjpg desertecho02.jpg manage 89 K 02 Mar 2017 - 14:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kelways-United Kingdom
desertecho03.jpgjpg desertecho03.jpg manage 181 K 02 Sep 2017 - 11:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ross Eagles-Diversity Acres
desertecho06.JPGJPG desertecho06.JPG manage 111 K 15 Apr 2014 - 23:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
desertecho07.jpgjpg desertecho07.jpg manage 98 K 03 Jun 2014 - 03:39 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
desertecho08.JPGJPG desertecho08.JPG manage 164 K 26 Mar 2019 - 18:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
desertecho09.JPGJPG desertecho09.JPG manage 105 K 29 Mar 2019 - 15:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
desertecho1.jpgjpg desertecho1.jpg manage 794 K 01 Feb 2019 - 16:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
desertecho10.JPGJPG desertecho10.JPG manage 77 K 28 Jan 2014 - 19:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
desertecho11.jpgjpg desertecho11.jpg manage 91 K 28 Jan 2014 - 19:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
desertecho2.jpgjpg desertecho2.jpg manage 94 K 01 Feb 2019 - 16:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
desertecho3.jpgjpg desertecho3.jpg manage 72 K 01 Feb 2019 - 16:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
desertecho4.jpgjpg desertecho4.jpg manage 33 K 27 Nov 2018 - 21:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
desertecho40.jpgjpg desertecho40.jpg manage 97 K 11 Jul 2021 - 21:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
desertecho5.jpgjpg desertecho5.jpg manage 56 K 01 Feb 2019 - 16:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mooiplaas Iris & Dayliles-South Africa.
desertecho6.JPGJPG desertecho6.JPG manage 104 K 01 Apr 2019 - 18:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
desertecho7.JPGJPG desertecho7.JPG manage 285 K 05 Apr 2019 - 20:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Don McQueen-London,Ont.-Canada Zone 5
desertecho8.JPGJPG desertecho8.JPG manage 296 K 04 May 2024 - 02:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
desertecho80.JPGJPG desertecho80.JPG manage 303 K 04 May 2024 - 02:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
desertecho9.JPGJPG desertecho9.JPG manage 64 K 28 Jan 2014 - 19:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
Topic revision: r45 - 04 May 2024, TLaurin
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