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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Halloween-Halo.jpg Halloween Halo
$5.75
11717 Be the first one to write a review
(John Weiler, 1991) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), EML & RE S. white, very pale yellow rim; F. white, bordered soft amber yellow; beards orange red; slight sweet fragrance. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9.
Hand-Painted.jpg Hand Painted
$6.50
60907 Be the first one to write a review
(Monty Byers, 1990) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), M & RE S. medium beetroot; F. blend of dark beetroot, ruby red and wine red, centerline and suffused underlay of electric violet down middle, dark brownish red shading at hafts overlaid with spray of white stripes, diffusing into tiny pin points of violet white below beard; beards electric violet blue, brushed chestnut brown in throat; ruffled; sweet spicy fragrance. Well Endowed X Violet Miracle.
He-Man-Blues.jpg He-Man Blues
$6.50
60782 Be the first one to write a review
(G. Richardson,1993) TB, 42 inches (107 cm), M Heavily ruffled medium to light blue with faint lavender cast, silvery blue accents; beards cream, tipped gold; slight sweet fragrance.
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Headline-Banner.jpg Headline Banner
$6.50
12387 Be the first one to write a review
(George Sutton, 1999) BB, 26 inches (66 cm), ML & RE S. white, mottled lavender blue darkest at midrib, 1/8 inches gilt edge at top; style arms white to lavender blue; F. white, 1/8 inches gilt edge, 1 inches lavenderl blue dotted and stitched border, darker centerline; beards yellow, base white; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 8 and 9.
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Hemstitched.jpg Hemstitched
$6.50 $6.15
11732 Be the first one to write a review
(Hager 1990) TB 32 inches (81 cm) EM & RE (Aug. Sept. & Oct. in inland CA). White, narrow edge stitched lavender violet, heavily veined hafts; pale blue white beard. (Space Odyssey x Socialite) X Earl of Essex. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9.
Sweet fragrance.
Her Pinkness Her Pinkness
$7.00
60791 Be the first one to write a review
(O. Schick,1999) TB, 36-38 inches (91-97 cm), M S. and style arms light pink; F. light pink; beards pinkish orange; ruffled; slight musky fragrance. Alice Goodman X Vision in Pink.
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Her-Royal-Highness-a.jpg Her Royal Highness
$6.50
11783 Be the first one to write a review
(Monty Byers, 1989) TB, 37 inches (93 cm), M & RE S. deep magenta violet; F. iridescent blend of deep magenta violet, changing to rich red brown at hafts, small blue violet blended blaze just below beard; old gold beard, violet base; heavily ruffled; slight musky fragrance. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9.
Hi.jpg Hi
$6.50
10174 Be the first one to write a review
(Byers 1990) IB SA, 24 inches (61 cm), M. RE Lightly ruffled white, chartreuse yellow haft lines; blue beards and horns. Reliable multiple rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 4 to 9. Pronounced sweet musky fragrance.
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High-Drama.jpg High Drama
$5.50
61301 Be the first one to write a review
"(Joseph Gatty, 1991) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), ML S-yellow to chamois,with rosy flush midrib F-dark burgundy,lighter edge B-mustard; Sweet Fragrance. HM 1995."
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High-Ho-Silver.jpg High Ho Silver
$6.50
11734 Be the first one to write a review
(Monty Byers, 1989) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), E-M & RE Lightly ruffled silvery grey to silver white, tan gold hafts; light ground beard tipped gold; slight musky fragrance. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9. HM 1993.
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Highlands-Nugget.jpg Highlands Nugget
$12.00
60811 Be the first one to write a review
(J. Ragle,2002) IB, 20 inches (51 cm), EM S. and style arms slightly browner than chrome yellow; F. bright bronzy gold; beards yellow ochre (07); lightly ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Dresden Canary sib X Fanfaron.
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His-Royal-Highness.jpg His Royal Highness
$6.50
11738 Be the first one to write a review
(Monty Byers, 1989) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), M & RE S. medium purple; F. slightly deeper purple; violet beard tipped yellow in throat; ruffled. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9.
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.