Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Copatonic') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Barry Blyth
Year Of Registration: 1994
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1994
Seedling Number: Z79-1
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 32-34 inches (81-86 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Flower Form: Ruffled
Bloom Color Classification: Copper/Brown
Flower Patterns: Bitone
Bloom Color Description: Russet brown standards; ruby brown falls, 1/4" russet brown edge
Beard Color: Mustard yellow

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Swain X Rustler
Child plants: 50 child plants

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By mandolls
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2016-05-14
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2019-04-23Finally, after 2 years of no blooms!
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Location: San Rafael, CAGreat time of day, colors really shine thru
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Location: Warfordsburg, PADate: 2013-05-17
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Date: 2018-05-30
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Location: Russia, Krasnodarskij KrajDate: 2017-05-13
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Location: Lincolnshire, England, UKDate: SpringCopatonic
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2019-04-28
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Location: New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand
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Location: San Rafael, CADate: 2017-02-25 It thinks it's in Australia blooming in January!!
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2009-10-24
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Location: New ZealandDate: 2010-11-08
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Comments:
Posted by okus (Lincolnshire, UK) on Sep 24, 2011 5:31 AM

This is my favourite Iris. The blooms are dramatic and relatively long lasting and it survives inclement weather very well. It does not grow as tall as some, mine reach between 18 and 24 inches, which means it does not suffer quite as much from strong winds.

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