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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Butterfingers.jpg Butterfingers
$8.50 $7.50
12288 Be the first one to write a review
(Larry Lauer, 1997) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), ML S. and style arms yellow; F. white ground changing to yellow, patterned brown edge, light purple center streak; beards yellow; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. HM 2000.
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Dashing.jpg Dashing
$6.50
10888 Be the first one to write a review
(Monty Byers, 1991) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), EM & RE S. medium deep purple; F. same, infused reddish violet, lighter area around blue beard; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 8 and 9. Fragrant Iris.
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1-Sorry.jpg Dusky Flare
$6.50
12317 Be the first one to write a review
(Powell 1984) TB 34 inches (86 cm) M. Sooty black; bronze beards; spicy fragrance. Fragrant Iris.
Earth Song.jpg Earth Song
$6.50
11640 Be the first one to write a review
(Evelyn Kegerise, 1993) TB, 35-36 inches (89-91 cm), ML S. yellow; F. violet, edge lighter; beards yellow, mustard in throat; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. HM 1997.
Foreign-Accent.jpg Foreign Accent
$7.50
11149 Be the first one to write a review
(Keith Keppel, 1991) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), M S. golden apricot to peachglow, lightly suffused pale red violet, flecked darker; F. golden apricot solidly washed phlox to dahlia purple; beards orange rufous to bittersweet orange; slight sweet fragrance.
Frost-Echo.jpg Frost Echo
$8.50 $6.70
11688 Be the first one to write a review
(Aitken 1995) TB 34 inches (86 cm) EM & RE The standards and style arms are whiteand the falls are very pale lavender with zonal spot, fading to white; beards white; slight spicy fragrance. Immortality X (Seawolf x I Do). Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9.
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Gentle Dragon.jpg Gentle Dragon
$8.00
11174 Be the first one to write a review
(L. Miller, 1988) TB, 32 inches (81 cm), M S. butterscotch, heavily veined maroon; F. lightly ruffled dark red black, rimmed pale butterscotch; golden orange beard; slight fragrance. HM 1990.
Harvest-of-Memories.jpg Harvest Of Memories
$6.50
11200 Be the first one to write a review
(L. Zurbrigg, 1985) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), M & RE (Oct in VA) Dresden yellow; yellow beard; slight sweet fragrance. Photo courtesy of Dorothie Hellman. Reliable multiple rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 3 to 9. Fragrant Iris.
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I Do.jpg I Do
$6.50
11218 Be the first one to write a review
(L. Zurbrigg, 1974) TB, 32 inches (81 cm), EM & RE (Sept-Oct in VA) S. white with slight cast of violet and greenish yellow, green at midrib; F. white with some green texture veining in center; white beard tipped pale yellow; ruffled. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 4 to 9. Fragrant Iris.
Iced-Tea.jpg Iced Tea
$6.50
11749 Be the first one to write a review
(Larry Lauer, 1994) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), M S. bronzed tan; F. violet, with veining, shaded bronzed tan on shoulders; beards gold, tipped bronze; slight fragrance. HM 1996.
Indigo-Princess.jpg Indigo Princess
$6.50
11755 Be the first one to write a review
(Schreiner, 1992) TB, 39 inches (99 cm), ML Ruffled deep violet; beards yellow, tipped blue. HM 1994, AM 1997. Orange blossom fragrance.
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Light Rebuff.jpg Light Rebuff
$7.50 $6.50
12429 Be the first one to write a review
(Raymond Smith, 1992) TB, 30 inches (76 cm), M & RE S. pale orange yellow with slight pink cast; F. pale orange yellow veined green; beards yellow, tipped tangerine; ruffled; slight fragrance. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9. HM 1993
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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.