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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Abby-Grace.jpg Abby Grace
$10.00
60711
(David Headrick,2001) TB, 40 inches (102 cm), M S. deep royal purple; style arms royal purple; F. velvety purple black, shoulders blended red brown; beards deep blue at end, yellow in throat; lightly ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Lady Friend X Hello Darkness.
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Acoma.jpg Acoma
$4.75
11623
(McGee '90) TB, 30 inches (71 cm), E Sky blue standards with darker blue/violet plicata markings on ivory falls. Very popular Iris with multiple awards. Orange blossom fragrance. 1990 HM 1992, AM 1994, Wister 1997
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Afternoon-Delight.jpg Afternoon Delight
$6.50
10915
(Ernst 1985) TB 36 inches (91 cm), M The standards are a beautiful tan and the falls are lavender. It produces many flowers and is a very good grower. HM 1989 AM 1993
Sweet fragrance.
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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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Age of Innocence.JPG Age Of Innocence
$6.50
10012
(Frederick Kerr 1994) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), M S. pure white; F. white, edged blue; beards golden yellow; ruffled; slight fragrance. Edith Wolford X Condottiere. HM 1997.
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Aint-Misbehavin.jpg Ain't Misbehavin'
$5.50
60256
(R.Ernst 1995) TB 37 inches (94 cm), SA M S-red violet-blue violet F-violet,blended white,bluish center stripe B-orange-blue;fragrant HM 1998
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Air-Bubbles.jpg Air Bubbles
$4.00
60845
(Chet Tompkins, 1990) TB, 39-40 inches (99-102 cm), EML Pale cocoa ,lilac,silver blue overtone B.blue tip lilac; pronounced fragrance.
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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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Alizes.jpg Alizes
$6.50
30201
(Jean Cayeux 1991) TB 33 inches (84 cm) EM. S. pure crystalline white; F. medium blue with white center; beards yellow. Sweet fragrance. RHS Award of garden merit 2000
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All-American.jpg All American
$4.75
10021
(Byers 1992) TB 31 inches (79 cm), M & RE The standards are light blue and the falls are glacial white; red beards. Sporadic rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 7, 8, and 9. Pronounced sweet fragrance.
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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.