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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Marmalade-Skies.jpg Marmalade Skies
$6.50
10568 Be the first one to write a review
(Niswonger 1978) BB 27 inches (69 cm) E. Ruffled marmalade orange. Fragrant Iris. HM 1980 AM 1983 KW 1984.
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Principles.jpg Principles
$6.50
11880 Be the first one to write a review
(Sterling Innerst, 1993) TB, 32 inches (81 cm), M Silvery white; beards cream white, tipped yellowish; slight fragrance.
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Progressive Attitude.jpg Progressive Attitude
$6.50
11425 Be the first one to write a review
(Sterling Innerst, 1992) TB RE, 36 inches (91 cm), EM S. white; F. white, narrow stitched blue edge; beards lemon, tipped white; slight musky fragrance. HM 1996. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 7, 8, and 9.
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Reincarnation.jpg Reincarnation
$7.75
11901 Be the first one to write a review
(Monty Byers, 1989) TB, SA, 37 inches (93 cm), M & RE Heavily ruffled medium mulberry, blended pink at hafts; orange red beard, fuzzy mulberry horns on spring bloom; pronounced sweet fragrance. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 7, 8, and 9. Late rebloom.
St. Petersburg.jpg St. Petersburg
$6.50
11976 Be the first one to write a review
(Monty Byers, 1990) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), M & RE Heavily ruffled silvery violet white changing to green white in center of F., touched yellow at hafts; light violet blue beard tipped yellow; slight fragrance.

Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8.

Reported to rebloom in zones 6 to 9.


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Thornbird.jpg Thornbird
$6.75
11563 Thornbird
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(Monty Byers, 1989) TB, SA, 35 inches (89 cm), M S. pale ecru; F. greenish tan, deeper at hafts which are overlaid with deep violet lines radiating out from around beard and suffusing into center; violet beard tipped mustard, violet horns or spoons; lightly ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. HM 1991, AM 1993, Wister 1996, Dykes 1997.
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Winesap.jpg Winesap
$7.50
12048 Be the first one to write a review
(Monty Byers, 1989) TB, 33 inches (84 cm), E-M & RE S. deep wine red; F. near wine black; red black beard; tailored; slight sweet fragrance.

Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8.

Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9.


Acoma.jpg Acoma
$6.50
11623 Be the first one to write a review
(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
Art-Show.jpg Art Show
$6.50
10934 Be the first one to write a review
(Keppel 1990) TB 34 inches (86 cm), M. The standards are peach beige and the falls are cordovan edged maize. Fragrant Iris.


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Before the Storm.jpg Before the Storm
$10.00
10749 Be the first one to write a review
(S. Innerst, 1989) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), M Black self. Black beard tipped bronze; slight fragrance. Superstition X Raven's Roost. One of the best Black Irises ever. A real favorate. HM 1991, AM 1993, Wister 1995 Dykes metal winner 1996.
Devonshire-Cream.jpg Devonshire Cream
$14.50 $12.70
12650 Be the first one to write a review
(George Sutton, 2000) TB, 37 inches (94 cm), ML-VL Heavily ruffled cream white, F. with dark lemon hafts; beards yellow, cream at end and cream base; heavily ruffled; slight spicy fragrance. HM 2002, AM 2004. Fragrant iris.
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Dodge-City.jpg Dodge City
$8.25
10910 Be the first one to write a review
(Larry Lauer, 1995) TB, 38-40 inches (97-102 cm), E S. bronze tan overtoned melon; style arms bronze tan; F. bronze tan, slight blue violet flash around tangerine beard; slight sweet fragrance. HM 1998, AM 2000. Fragrant iris.
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.