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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Widdershins.jpg Widdershins
60676 Be the first one to write a review
(M. Roberts, 1999) TB, 32 inches (81 cm), ML S-rose brown F-honey yellow,honey brown border,white below orange-white B;fragrant; Bogota X Chocolate Marmalade
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60679 Be the first one to write a review
(J.Weiler,1992) TB, 37 inches (94 cm), ML Lightly ruffled palest blue violet; beards very dark violet; slight sweet fragrance.
East-Indian-Spice.jpg East Indian Spice
60693 Be the first one to write a review
(J. Gibson,1997) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), EM S. amber gold, brown orange midrib and flecking; F. gold, 1/2 inches plicata rim and sanded pattern of orange brown; beards orange yellow; ruffled, laced; slight spicy sweet fragrance. Magic Hope X Gigolo.
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60727 Be the first one to write a review
(G. Sutton, 1999) TB SA, 36 inches (91 cm), EML S. and style arms neyron rose, S. veined darker; F. imperial purple; beards orange, pale rose at end, extending as white petaloid with rose spoon; ruffled; slight spicy fragrance. Sweet Musette X Twice Thrilling.
Winter-Adventure.jpg Winter Adventure
60730 Be the first one to write a review
(P. Black, 1992) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), ML S-violet blue veined darker F-blue fading white B-blue tipped gold;slightly musky fragrance. HM 1994
City-of-Paris.jpg City of Paris
60747 Be the first one to write a review
(J. McWhirter,1994) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), M S. white; F. white, gold shoulders; beards blue, tipped white; ruffled; slight fragrance. Ice Castle X Winterscape. , HM 1996
Lascivious-Dreams.jpg Lascivious Dreams
60749 Be the first one to write a review
(S. Innerst,1995) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), M Full dark peach self; beards peach; spicy fragrance. Catalyst X Idol's Dream.
Leslie-Dawn.jpg Leslie Dawn
60797 Be the first one to write a review
(D. Pinegar,1993) TB, 32 inches (81 cm), M S. solid medium red purple on outside, apricot inside with red purple dotting; style arms red purple, apricot inside base; F. white ground, heavy dark red purple striping starting at apricot hafts and becoming solid at edge; beards burnt orange; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Anon X Rancho Rose.
Gina-the-Gypsy.jpg Gina The Gypsy
60798 Be the first one to write a review
(D. Pinegar,1994) TB, 30 inches (76 cm), EM S. greenish yellow narrowly edged white; F. velvety deep purple blending outward to light blue purple, narrow brownish edge, brownish red hafts; beards deep yellow; tailored; slight sweet fragrance. Twist of Fate X Rowdy.
Berry-Ripple.jpg Berry Ripple
60802 Be the first one to write a review
(G. Sutton,2003) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), EML & RE S. white ground heavily speckled and veined blueberry violet; style arms washed violet; F. pure white partially veined blueberry violet, 1/4 inches blueberry violet ring; beards lavender white, hairs tipped gold; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Bountiful Harvest X G-63: (Garden Grace x Bountiful Harvest). Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 7, 8, and 9.
Rebecca-Leanne-Headrick.jpg Rebecca Leanne Headrick
60810 Be the first one to write a review
(D. Headrick, 2001) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), EM S. pale peach pink veined darker; style arms pale peach pink, darker midrib; F. peach pink, creamy white wash; beards deep tangerine; ruffled; slight spicy fragrance. Lingering Love X Lemon Mist
Blue-Note-Blues.jpg Blue Note Blues
60860 Be the first one to write a review
(Richard Ernst, 1997) TB, 37 inches (94 cm), M Medium blue F-lighter area near pale yellow B. Pronounced sweet fragrance.
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.