Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Joseph Gatty
Year Of Registration: 1983
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1984
Seedling Number: K84-1A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 38 inches (97 cm)
Bloom Season: Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Gold
Violet
Bloom Color Description: Tannish gold standards; aconite violet falls, cedarbark hafts, blended golden tan edge
Beard Color: Dull yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1986
Award of Merit: 1988

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Velvet Flame X Show Biz
Child plants: 50 child plants

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  • Tall Bearded Iris
  • Iris

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Location: My garden
Date: 2022-05-11
Location: My garden
Late bloom.
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2022-05-17
Location: Lincoln NE zone 5
Date: 2014-06-03
Location: My garden
Date: 2020-05-10
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-06-06
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-05-02
Location: My garden
Date: 2020-05-26
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-06-02
First year bloom.
Location: My garden
Date: 2020-05-10
Location: Cisco, Tx
Location: Mexico, Missouri 
Date: 2022-05-20
Location: Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2012-05-18
Location: Cisco, Tx
Location: Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2012-05-18
Location: My garden
Date: 2020-06-01
Location: New Lots - Delphi, Indiana
Date: 2016
Syncopate = Displacing Strong Beats with Weak (musical)
Location: Indiana
Date: May
Tall bearded iris  'Syncopation'
Location: My garden
Date: 2020-05-03
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-06-02
First year bloom.
Location: Hanover PA
Date: 05-20-2012
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: May 11, 2010 3:20 PM
Location: Napa Iris Gardens
Date: 2012-05-18

Date: May
credit: Cptcv
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-06-02
Location: New Lots Garden - Delphi, Indiana
It performs better/color with fertile soil - i.e. fertilize it
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2010-05-06
Location: Weiser, ID
Date: 2015 season

Date: 2003-05-05
Photo courtesy of Napa Country Iris Garden
Location: Catheys Valley CA
Photo courtesy of Superstition Iris Gardens, posted with permissi
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: June 2015
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2010-05-06

Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

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