Border Bearded Iris

The Border Bearded Iris are small versions of the Intermediate Bearded. Both have stem heights ranging from 16 to 28 inches and bloom at the same time as the Tall Bearded.

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With the smaller stem size the border bearded Iris is a favorite for floral arrangments.
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  • Baboon Bottom - fragrant Border bearded Iris
    Baboon Bottom$8.50
    (B. Kasperek 1994) BB, 26 inches (66 cm), M Streaked & swirled medium pink & old rose; tangerine beards, tipped rose pink; ruffled, laced; slight fragrance. Date Bait X Maria Tormena. Awards HM 1996, AM 1998, Knowlton Medal 2002.
  • Boom Boom Blonde - Border bearded Iris
    Boom Boom Blonde$6.50
    (G.& L.Nichols 2002) BB 26 inches (66 cm), M S.clear yellow,arms yellow F.antique white B.white
  • Border Music - fragrant Border bearded Iris
    Border Music$6.50
    (George Sutton, 1998). BB 26 inches (66 cm) EML. S. blended yellow ochre and pale methyl violet; style arms yellow ochre; F. pale methyl violet veined darker, 1/4 inches yellow edge at end of F., dark yellow ochre shoulders with beards yellow, methyl violet base; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Berry Rich X Miss Nellie.
  • Bullwinkle - Border bearded Iris
    (G. Sutton 1994) BB 26 inches (66 cm), M.The standards are bright yellow, burgundy mid-rib and the falls are yellow ground dotted burgundy.
  • Ensign - fragrant Border bearded Iris
    (Eric Tankesley-Clarke, 1993) BB, 25 inches (64 cm), ML Dark blue self B-lemon;slight sweet fragrance. Allegiance X Bubbling Over. HM 1996
  • Headline Banner - fragrant reblooming Border bearded Iris
    Headline Banner$8.50
    (George Sutton, 1999) BB, 26 inches (66 cm), ML & RE S. white, mottled lavender blue darkest at midrib, 1/8 inches gilt edge at top; style arms white to lavender blue; F. white, 1/8 inches gilt edge, 1 inches lavenderl blue dotted and stitched border, darker centerline; beards yellow, base white; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 8 and 9.
  • His Honor - Border bearded Iris
    His Honor$7.00
    (D.Meek,1992) BB, 27 inches (70 cm), M Fluted and heavily ruffled gold with large white area around deeper gold beards.
  • Miss Nellie - Border bearded Iris
    Miss Nellie$6.50
    (J.Burch 1983) BB 27 inches (69 cm), E-M S. greyed yellow blended with pale violet F. dark red-violet edged with light violet yellow-green beard. Child Star X Mexicali. HM 1985 AM 1987
  • Orinoco Flow - fragrant Border bearded Iris
    Orinoco Flow$8.50
    (C. Bartlett 1993) BB 25 inches (64 cm), EM-L. White ground plic; deep purple blue on edge of the standards , hafts, top edge of the falls.Fragrant Iris. EDM 1994
  • Parquet Lady - fragrant Border bearded Iris
    Parquet Lady$15.00
    (O. Schick, 2003) BB, 26 inches (66 cm), M S. and style arms chocolate caramel; F. yellow ground, chocolate caramel edge; beards yellow orange; laced; slight musky fragrance. (Parquet x Spanish Leather) X Lady Fire
  • Peach Petals - Border bearded Iris
    Peach Petals$6.50
    (O. D. Niswonger, 1987) BB, 26 inches (66 cm), M S. near white; F. pink; tangerine beard. Coral Strand X Marmalade Skies. HM 1989, AM 1992
  • Peach Reprise - reblooming Border bearded Iris
    Peach Reprise$9.50
    (Moores 1983) BB 23 inches (58 cm) E-L. RE Lightly laced peach pink; coral beards. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 6 to 9. HM 1986
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The border bearded Iris do make great boarders for you garden, with their wonderful green leaves the year around and flowers of every color during bloom season it is hard to find a better border flower the the border bearded Iris.