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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Mabel-Andrews.jpg Mabel Andrews
$6.50
60737 Mabel Andrews
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(L. Zurbrigg,1983) TB, 31 inches (79 cm), M Rose pink with lighter spot on F.; rose pink beard; slight sweet fragrance. Fond Wish X Jean Guymer.
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Manor-Born.jpg Manor Born
$5.50
61307 Be the first one to write a review
"(Virginia Messick, 1994) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), M Scalloped bright lavender-rose B-light lavender; fragrant. Winterscape X Nordic Prince."
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Marge M.jpg Marge M
$5.45
10566 Marge M
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(George Sutton, 1991) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), M Ruffled violet blue, paler around beard; beards violet blue, tipped white; slight sweet fragrance.
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Mariposa-Autumn.jpg Mariposa Autumn
$7.00
60212 Mariposa Autumn
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(R.Tasco 1999) TB 32 inches (81 cm), EM & RE S-rosy violet,white center,lemon yellow edges F-white,rosy violet band B-white-violet-gold;fragrant. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 7, 8, and 9. HM 2001 AM 2003
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Mary-Frances.jpg Mary Frances
$6.50
30118 Be the first one to write a review
(L. Gaulter, 1973) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), M Ruffled light blue-orchid with white center on F.; white beard tipped yellow, orange throat. HM 1974, AM 1976, Dykes 1979. Fragrant Iris.
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Masked-Bandit Masked Bandit
$5.50
61308 Be the first one to write a review
"(Keith Keppel, 1998) IB, 26 inches (66 cm), EM & SA S. blended greyed mauve to wineberry shading to khaki on outer third, speckled colonial buff in center; style arms buckthorn brown, edged brass; F. chrome lemon ground heavily marked velvety port wine to dahlia purple, almost solid except for blaze and haft striping; beards sudan brown to burnt umber; heavily ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance."
Master-Plan.jpg Master Plan
$6.50
11810 Be the first one to write a review
((Keppel '95) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), M Large imposing plicata; muted purplish rose S. & border on ivory F.; ruffled. Pronounced sweet fragrance. Awards - HM 1997
graphicp/thumbnail/Mastery.jpg Mastery
$15.00
60834 Be the first one to write a review
(Barry Blyth, 2000). TB, 36 inches (91 cm), L-VL.S. clear butterscotch; F. ruby red brown, 3/4 inches tan beige band; beards old gold; slight sweet fragrance.
Mauvelous.jpg Mauvelous
$6.75
11812 Be the first one to write a review
(Monty Byers, 1988) TB, SA, 36 inches (91 cm), M S. very smooth mauve pink; F. pearly white, mauve pink hafts, narrow suffused mauve pink edge; blue beard heavily tipped bright orange-red; short blue horns; heavily ruffled; slight sweet fragrance.
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Melancholy-Man.jpg Melancholy Man
$6.50
60440 Be the first one to write a review
(R.Nelson 1994) TB 35 inches (89 cm), M Silvery violet-blue,deeper thumbprints on F B-self tipped orange;sweet fragrance
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graphicp/thumbnail/Men-in-Black.jpg Men In Black
$7.50
60061 Be the first one to write a review
(Larry Lauer, 1998) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), ML Ruffled blackish purple, F. with deep lavender central flush; beards deep purple, hairs tipped mustard, changing to mustard central section, bright yellow in throat; slight sweet fragrance. HM 2000.
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Mescal.jpg Mescal
$8.50 $7.70
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(Jim & Vicki Craig, 1996) TB, 40 inches (102 cm), L S. light lemon yellow, center paler; style arms bright yellow; F. warm white, 1/4 inches lemon yellow rim, medium yellow plicata veins and dotting at haft; beards yellow; ruffled, lightly laced; slight 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.