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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Circus-Circus.jpg Circus Circus
60493 Be the first one to write a review
(G.Sutton 1997) TB 37 inches (94 cm), EML S. light lilac, veined darker; style arms white to light orchid; F. white, heavy violet veining and edging; beards violet; slight spicy fragrance. Momentum X (Heavenly Harmony x Petite Posy) x French Gown). HM 1999 AM 2003
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10848 Be the first one to write a review
(Schreiners '92) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), EM Ruffled white ground blue plicata. Very good ruffled shape with 8 to 10 buds per stalk. Vanilla fragrance. Awards - HM 1994 AM 1996
Classic-Suede.jpg Classic Suede
60300 Be the first one to write a review
(L.Lauer 1999) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), EM S-light sienna brown F-sienna,patterned burnt sienna B-gold;fragrant HM 2001
Classical-Music.jpg Classical Music
60875 Be the first one to write a review
(William Maryott, 1997) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), VE-E S. velvety deep pansy purple; style arms deep purple; F. velvety deep purple, center near black; beards old gold, prominent; heavily ruffled; leaf bases purple; sweet fragrance. En Garde X Magician's Apprentice.
Cloyds-Love.jpg Cloyd's Love
61290 Be the first one to write a review
"(Cloyd McCord, 1992) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), E Dark apricot B-orange;sweet fragrance"
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10853 Be the first one to write a review
(Tom Burseen, 1993) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), EM S. dark red maroon; F. sooty velvety black maroon; beards bright gold; ruffled; spicy fragrance. HM 1997.
Colorado-Bonanza.jpg Colorado Bonanza
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(Tom Magee 1996) TB 43 inch (109 cm) E. Ruffled silver infused gold; style arms silver, veined gold; beards silver, gold at end and in throat; slight sweet fragrance. Awards - HM 2000
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10859 Be the first one to write a review
(Tom Magee, 1996) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), M S. light tan; style arms darker tan with mulberry strip; F. buff with mulberry plicata halo darker at hafts, white area striped mulberry surrounding beard; beards russet orange; ruffled, laced; slight musky fragrance. Gigolo X Acoma. HM 1998.
Condors-Shadow.jpg Condor's Shadow
60880 Be the first one to write a review
(Robert Dunn, 2000) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), EM Deep velvety plum purple self,B.plum purple,ruffled. slight sweet fragrance.
Confederate-Royalty.jpg Confederate Royalty
60692 Be the first one to write a review
(W. Moores,1997) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), ML S. greyed lavender; F. white ground, violet purple fancy plicata markings; beards mustard; lightly ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Purple Pepper X Sides
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11629 Be the first one to write a review
((Byers '89) SA TB 36 inches (91 cm), M-L S. white; F. white, suffusing to deep bright amethyst violet edge; fuzzy white horns. Sweet fragrance.
Awards - HM 1991, AM 1994, Wister 1998, Dykes Medal 1998
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(George Sutton, 2000) TB, SA, 37 inches (94 cm), ML Ruffled and laced pale pink; beards coral, pink horn; slight musky fragrance. HM 2003.
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.