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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  • Bermuda Triangle - fragrant Border bearded Iris
    Bermuda Triangle$12.00
    (A. & D. Cadd, 2000) BB, 27 inches (69 cm), M & SA S. and style arms old gold, midribs touched lavender; F. old gold, triangular fluorescent lavender purple wash from beard to edge, darkest at top; beards bronze, small fuzzy lavender horn; slight sweet fragrance. Marsh Light X Branching Out.
  • Border Music - fragrant Border bearded Iris
    Border Music$7.50$6.80
    (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.
  • Brighten the Corner - Border bearded Iris
    Brighten the Corner$7.20
    (Allan Ensminger, 1995) BB, 26 inches (66 cm), ML S. and style arms lemon yellow; F. lemon yellow with bright white area around lemon yellow beard. HM 1999
  • 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.
  • Canadian Border - Border bearded Iris
    Canadian Border$8.80
    (Chuck Chapman, 1997) BB, 25 inches (64 cm), EML Lightly ruffled white self; beards red. Victorian Frills X Coral Beauty.
  • Cin Cin - fragrant Border bearded Iris
    Cin Cin$7.20
    (Sterling Innerst, 1998) BB, 25 inches (64 cm), M & SA Medium blue self; beards dark blue, dark blue horn; slight fragrance. Deity X Codicil.
  • Headline Banner - fragrant reblooming Border bearded Iris
    Headline Banner$9.40
    (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$7.70
    (D.Meek,1992) BB, 27 inches (70 cm), M Fluted and heavily ruffled gold with large white area around deeper gold beards.
  • Impertinent - fragrant Border bearded Iris
    (Bruce Filardi, 2011) BB, 24.5" (62 cm), M S. egyptian buff-orange, darker gilt rim, widely dispersed light lavender plicata marks over entire surface, wine red dotting at base; style arms buff ; F. egyptian buff-orange lightly sanded pansy violet overall, much more heavily at hafts and around beard; beards bright red-orange; slight spicy fragrance. Keppel 89-126, Sneezy sib, X Carnival Ride.
  • Marmalade Skies - fragrant reblooming Border bearded Iris
    Marmalade Skies$6.50
    (Niswonger 1978) BB 27 inches (69 cm) E. Ruffled marmalade orange. Fragrant Iris. HM 1980 AM 1983 KW 1984.
  • Minneola - fragrant reblooming Border bearded Iris
    (George Sutton, 2005) BB, 26 inches (66 cm), EM & RE S. cadmium orange; style arms tangerine orange; F. blend of tangerine orange and apricot, dark orange veins; beards fire red, very wide; ruffled, light lace; slight spicy fragrance. Eggnog X Orange Popsicle. HM 2007
  • Miss Nellie - Border bearded Iris
    Miss Nellie$7.20
    (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
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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.