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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Iron-Eagle.jpg Iron Eagle
$6.50
60767 Be the first one to write a review
(G. Sutton,2000) TB SA, 37 inches (94 cm), ML & RE S. off-white, antique gold midrib; style arms pale lavender white; F. pale lavender white, near light grey; beards antique gold, confederate blue base and horn; slight musky fragrance. Cloud Baron X Dashing. Sporatic rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 8, and 9.
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Istanbul.jpg Istanbul
$8.00 $5.50
11763 Be the first one to write a review
(Monty Byers, 1990) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), M & RE S. clear tuscan yellow; F. warm white with yellow glow at hafts, overlaid with deep bright red purple stripes over upper third which then soften considerably, culminating in narrow pale reddish stitched edge with hint of tan; indian yellow beard; ruffled; slight spicy/musky fragrance. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9.
Jaguar-Blue.jpg Jaguar Blue
$14.50
13271 Be the first one to write a review
(George Sutton, 2001) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), ML Heavily ruffled ethyl blue; beards ethyl blue, hairs tipped pale yellow; edges serrate; slight sweet fragrance.
Jammy-Prints.jpg Jammy Prints
$6.50
60110 Be the first one to write a review
(LeRoy Meininger, 1997) TB, 30 inches (76 cm), M S. light blue, blue violet streaks and spots mainly on outer 1/2 inches; style arms light blue; F. blue violet forming dark veined pattern, irregular violet marginal band; beards blue violet, tipped gold; variable pattern; slight sweet fragrance.
Jean-Guymer.jpg Jean Guymer
$7.50
11236 Be the first one to write a review
(Zurbrigg 1977) TB RE 36 inches (91 cm), Lightly ruffled apricot pink self. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9. Fragrant Iris.
Joaquin-Lady.jpg Joaquin Lady
$6.50
60130 Be the first one to write a review
(LeRoy Meininger, 1997) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), EM S. rose mauve, midrib lavender; style arms peach, center rib lavender; F. velvety rose violet, pale lavender edge; beards burnt orange; lightly ruffled; slight sweet fragrance.
Joy-Junction.jpg Joy Junction
$6.50
60140 Be the first one to write a review
(Tom Burseen, 1993) TB, 33 inches (84 cm), EM S. tan, blended purple; F. white, 1 inches brilliant washed red purple edge; beards yellow, tipped lavender; ruffled; sweet fragrance.
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Jumbo-Jack.jpg Jumbo Jack
$6.50
61270 Be the first one to write a review
(Charles Okken, 1995) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), EM S-glossy deep violet F-deeper violet,violet signal;slight fragrance. Big Valley X Dusky Challenger.
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Jurassic-Park.jpg Jurassic Park
$7.50
60081 Be the first one to write a review
(Larry Lauer, 1995) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), EM S. and style arms canary yellow; F. blended lavender blue purple, yellow veining and edging; beards yellow, tipped blue purple; slight sweet fragrance. HM 1997, AM 1999, Wister 2002.
Very limited supply. Order soon.
Keeping-Up-Appearances.jpg Keeping Up Appearances
$6.50
60131 Be the first one to write a review
(Paul Black, 2000) TB, 37 inches (94 cm), ML S. rose purple base and midrib blending to mauvish pink, with slight gilt edge; style arms salmon pink, edged gold; F. mauve pearl center blending to rosy mauve to buffy gold edge, hafts rosy mauve, purplish veins in throat; beards orange, base white; slight musky fragrance. HM 2002, AM 2004.
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Kevins-Theme.jpg Kevin's Theme
$6.50 $4.95
12412 Kevin's Theme
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(Frederick Kerr, 1993) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), ML S. ivory yellow with blue violet center flush; F. blue violet, lightening to white around beard; beards yellow, tipped blue violet; ruffled; slight musky fragrance. HM 1997, AM 2001.
Kiss-of-Kisses.jpg Kiss of Kisses
$6.50
60050 Be the first one to write a review
(Frederick Kerr, 1997) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), M & RE S. lemon yellow; style arms yellow; F. white, wide yellow hafts, 1/4 inches dark reddish edge infusing and lightening toward center to form 1 inches band; beards medium yellow; slight musky fragrance. Sporatic rebloom for us in zone 8.
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.