Fragrant Iris

Fragrant Irises

Fragrance is often an overlooked quality of the bearded irises. This can be difficult to understand because the perfumes produced from some of these fragrant flowers vary from light and sweet to heavily scented, dusky and even a "chocolate" essence. If you specifically want fragrant iris flowers, you will be pleased with the following selection from our fragrant irises.

Looking for the most fragrant Iris. Try using the search function for the word "pronounced" which should return all the varieties that have a pronounced fragrance.

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graphicp/thumbnail/Aarons-Dream.jpg Aaron's Dream
$6.50
10005
(G. Sutton 1994) TB RE 37 inches (94 cm), EML. Ruffled semi-flared pale blue, almost white self; mid blue beards.

Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 8 and 9.

Late rebloom. Fragrant Iris.
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Again-and-Again.jpg Again and Again
$14.00 $11.50
11129
(Sterling Innerst, 1999) TB 36 inches (91 cm) M & RE. Excellent Rebloomer! This is a continuous rebloomer and is one of our best rebloomers. Stands light medium yellow with medium yellow falls with white spray pattern around white beard changing to yellow in throat. This is a very large flower. Slight sweet fragrance. Renown X Anxious. Reliable multiple rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 4 to 9.
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Alene's-Other-Love.jpg Alene's Other Love
$4.50
61225
(Walt Dean, 1994) SDB, 10-11 inches (25-28 cm), M S. top and edge pink blending to lavender in center, purple at base; style arms pink; F. greyed orange, small white starburst under lavender beard; slight musky fragrance. Triplicate X Third Charm. HM 1996
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Alentejo.jpg Alentejo
$6.50
60846
(Cy Bartlett, 2000) IB, 20 inches (51 cm), M S. white, blended pale yellow, midrib veined yellow, inner base dotted brown; style arms white, blended yellow; F. yellow, sanded, dotted and veined brown; beards bright golden yellow; heavily ruffled; sweet fragrance. Eyebright X Brandy Sipper.
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Alice-Davis.jpg Alice Davis
$3.54
60478
(Ed Matheny lll 1995) TB 35 inches (89 cm), M S. pink S. pink F. creamy white, edged pink, honeydew shoulders; beards bright orange; ruffled, lightly laced; slight musky fragrance. Wet on Wet X Autumn Blush.
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Altered-States.jpg Altered States
$6.50
12214
(Burseen 1997) TB 36 inches (91 cm), M. The standards are white ground, purple streaks and the falls are white, dotted, blotched purple. Fragrant Iris.
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Amaryllis.jpg Amaryllis
$5.00
60799
(Ruth Goebel,1995) TB, 27 inches (69 cm), M S. none; lacy style arms; F. chinese yellow shaded pink, blue and bronze; pronounced fragrance. Mount Spokane X (Tillamook x self).
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Apollo-One.jpg Apollo One
$8.96
60498
(G.Sutton 1997) TB 34 inches (86 cm), EM SA S-white,edged spiraea red F-white,striped & edged spiraea red B-bronze gold-burgundy,spiraea red horns;fragrant HM 2000
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Art-Show.jpg Art Show
$4.45
10934
(Keppel 1990) TB 34 inches (86 cm), M. The standards are peach beige and the falls are cordovan edged maize. Fragrant Iris.


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Ascent-of-Angels.jpg Ascent of Angels
$5.94
60476
(M.Bernard 1996) TB 36 inches (91 cm), M S-wistaria blue,deeper midrib F-wistaria blue washed violet B-lavender,gold throat;fragrant
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Autumn Tryst.jpg Autumn Tryst
$6.50
10734
(Weiler 1993) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), EM & RE The standards are white, shot, stippled & edged rosy lavender and the falls are white, edged rosy lavender; beards pale yellow; slight sweet fragrance. Lilac Stitchery X Earl of Essex. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 6 to 9. Fragrant Iris. HM 1997
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Back-Street-Affair.jpg Back Street Affair
$5.94
60390
(S.Innerst 1997) TB 34 inches (86 cm), M S-medium yellow F-coffee to milky brown,yellow border B-brilliant gold;fragrant HM 2000
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Please enjoy!

The quality of our bearded Irises can't be beat.

The fragrant Iris often have a sweet scent that makes them doubly enjoyable as a cut flower.