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■(TB) 'Evening Echo'

1977, Hamblen

'Evening Echo' (Melba Hamblen, R. 1976). Seedling H70-5A. TB, 34" (86 cm). Midseason to late bloom. Light violet-blue (RHS 91D) with deeper-toned hafts; beard darker than violet-blue Seedling 93A. H67-90: ('Top Of The World' x ('Azure Accent' x 'Blue Crest')) X Mayberry seedling 65-16-1: ((Rohman seedling: 'Courtesy' x 'Lady Mohr') x (Mayberry seedling:'Swan Ballet' x 'Marriott')). Mission Bell 1977. High Commendation 1976, Honorable Mention 1978.

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Evening EchoPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto taken at 1979 AIS Huntsville Convention by Verna Laurin at the Hall Garden


Awaiting original catalog description


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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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EveningEcho02.JPGJPG EveningEcho02.JPG manage 72 K 15 Jun 2014 - 02:22 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
Evening_Echo.JPGJPG Evening_Echo.JPG manage 68 K 01 Feb 2011 - 22:45 IrisP  
TBEveningEchoVL79.JPGJPG TBEveningEchoVL79.JPG manage 52 K 31 Jul 2014 - 13:04 TerryLaurin Photo taken at 1979 AIS Huntsville Convention by Verna Laurin at the Hall Garden
Topic revision: r13 - 03 Apr 2023, Harloiris
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