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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Follow-the-Fleet.jpg Follow The Fleet
60065 Be the first one to write a review
(Walter Moores, 2001) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), ML Ruffled marine blue, F. lighter by beard; beards yellow, base blue; slight sweet fragrance.
Foreign-Statesman.jpg Foreign Statesman
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(Sterling Innerst, 1993) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), M Full purple; beards purple blue, tipped bronze; slight fragrance. HM 1995.
1-Sorry.jpg Forever in Love
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(Clarence Mahan, 1995) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), EML & RE (Oct-Nov/VA) S-violet with white zone F-violet with white around white tipped yellow B;fragrant. Brother Carl X Suky. HM 1999.
Forever-Yours.jpg Forever Yours
11681 Be the first one to write a review
(Ben Hager, 1993) TB, 36-38 inches (91-97 cm), M & RE Clear white; beards white, tipped yellow. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 6 to 9. Fragrant Iris.
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11150 Be the first one to write a review
(Denney 1989) TB 40 inches (102 cm) E-M. RE Sky blue; sweet fragrance. Reported to rebloom in zones 8 and 9. Fragrant Iris.
Frappe.JPG Frappe
60432 Be the first one to write a review
(Byers 1991) TB 34 inches (86 cm), EM & RE S. varying from very pale strawberry pink to pinkish white; F. slightly deeper pale strawberry pink blended very pale raspberry pink with white striations underlying upper third; beards orange tangerine; lightly ruffled; slight sweet fragrance.
French-Rose.jpg French Rose
11686 Be the first one to write a review
(George Sutton, 1998) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), M Ruffled blended french rose and salmon; style arms salmon; beards spanish orange; slight sweet fragrance.
Glacier-Spring.jpg Glacier Spring
11697 Be the first one to write a review
(Frederick Kerr, 1993) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), M S. blue white; F. medium blue, darker midline from beard to edge; ruffled; slight spicy fragrance. Fragrant Iris.
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60034 Be the first one to write a review
(Brad Kasperek, 1994) TB, 32 inches (81 cm), M S. light lavender ground washed medium lavender and off-white with medium violet splashes; F. same, heavier medium violet purple on shoulders; beards burnt orange tipped medium violet; ruffled; slight fragrance. HM 1996, AM 1998.
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10510 Godsend
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(Monty Byers, 1989) TB, SA, 36 inches (91 cm), M-L S. mid-pink; F. pink white, beige pink hafts; red orange beard changing to electric violet toward fuzzy amethyst horns; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance.
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60446 Grape Snakez
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(B.Kasperek 1999) TB 37 inches (94 cm), M S-toffee,silver white streaking with purple flecking F-purple,streaked toffee & cream white B-gold;fragrant HM 2001
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60794 Be the first one to write a review
(S. Innerst,2002) IB, 19 inches (48 cm), ML White, F. with blue spot; beards gold; slight sweet fragrance. Night Fires X Smart.
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.