Tall Bearded Iris

We offer a large collection of quality tall bearded Irises at a reasonable prices. Our tall bearded iris collection currently has over 250 different irises to choose from and we are adding more each year.

The Tall Bearded iris are the nobility of the Iris world. They have stem heights ranging from 28 to 40 inches. The tall bearded iris are gorgeous flowers that are available in all colors and make superb cut flower arrangements. With 12 buds each, the tall bearded iris are stunning flowers and are the most popular of the bearded iris.

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  • Light Beam - reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Light Beam$9.50$8.50
    (L. Blyth, 1985) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), E-M & RE S. solid lemon; F. white ground stitched bright lemon; lemon yellow beard. Sporadic rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 4 to 9. Late rebloom.
  • Light Rebuff - fragrant reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Light Rebuff$9.50
    (Raymond Smith, 1992) TB, 30 inches (76 cm), M & RE S. pale orange yellow with slight pink cast; F. pale orange yellow veined green; beards yellow, tipped tangerine; ruffled; slight fragrance. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9. HM 1993
  • Lightning Streak - reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Lightning Streak$9.50
    (J. Gibson 1992) TB 34 inches (86 cm), EM. Yellow orange w/red plicata.

  • Lilac Stitchery - reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Lilac Stitchery$8.25$7.50
    (K. Jensen 1989) TB 33 inches (84 cm),RE E. Lightly ruffled white ground, stitched violet on edge; light orange beard tipped white.
  • Lilac Wine - tall bearded Iris
    Lilac Wine$8.00
    LILAC WINE (B. Blyth, R. 1977),TB, 36 inches (91 cm), E-M inchesS. lilac, deepening to beige at midribs; F. velvety plum red; lemon yellow beard.
  • Lilting - reblooming tall bearded Iris
    (Monty Byers, 1991) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), EM & RE S. smooth silvery oyster white; F. snow white, hafts and edge stitched light red violet; beards white, tipped cinnamon gold. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 6 to 9.
  • Lima - tall bearded Iris
    (Joseph Ghio, 1995) TB, 40 inches (102 cm), EML Brassy gold self with greenish cast; beards bronze. Caracas X Opportunity. HM 1999
  • Living Legacy - reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Living Legacy$9.50
    (J. Gibson 1993) TB 36 inches (91 cm), EM. The standards are violet infused yellow and the falls are violet burgundy plicata.
  • Living Right - tall bearded Iris
    Living Right$8.25$7.50
    (Richard Ernst, 1991) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), ML S. medium lavender purple, midrib paler; F. clean near-white, infused medium lavender rim; beards tangerine; ruffled, lightly laced.
  • Lloyd's Choice - tall bearded Iris
    Lloyd's Choice$12.00
    (Joan Roberts 1997) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), ML S. purple, base rosier; F. purple, hafts rosier; beards purple; ruffled. Titan's Glory X Mulled Wine.
  • Local Color - tall bearded Iris
    Local Color$9.50$7.50
    (K.Keppel 1996) TB 40 inches (107 cm), M S-roman purple,styles lighter F-dark purple,violet edge,white near orange B HM 1998 AM 2000
  • Lofty Dreams - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Lofty Dreams$8.25$7.50
    (Evelyn Robarts, 1992) TB, 35-37 inches (89-94 cm), M Ruffled pale blue white; beards medium blue; slight sweet fragrance.
  • Loganberry Squeeze - tall bearded Iris
    Loganberry Squeeze$7.75
    (R. Ernst,1989) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), ML Ruffled purple, bronze shoulders; yellow beard tipped purple.
  • Lonely Street - tall bearded Iris
    Lonely Street$19.50
    (D. Meek,1997) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), ML S. dark red; F. deeper dark red, near red black; beards mustard bronze; ruffled. Rancho Grande X ((Spartan x Santana) x Bridget's Choice).
  • Long's Peak - tall bearded Iris
    Long's Peak$8.25
    (Durrance 1994) TB 42 inches (107 cm) ML. Grape purple, white haft markings.
  • Los Coyotes - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Los Coyotes$8.00
    (Tom Burseen, 1993) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), EM S. brilliant pure golden yellow; F. golden yellow ground with bright red streaks and veining, fine yellow edge; beards gold; ruffled; spicy fragrance. HM 1997.
  • Lou Peach - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Lou Peach$11.00
    (Lou Ehrcke, 1998) TB, 33 inches (84 cm), M Peach, F. washed light magenta rose; beards greyed orange; lightly laced; slight musky fragrance.
  • Louise Todd - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Louise Todd$8.00
    (J, McWhirter 1995) TB 38 inches (97 cm), ML S-orchid-blue,lavender-blue style arms F-white B-orchid-lavender;slight fragrance
  • Lovely Kay - tall bearded Iris
    Lovely Kay$8.00
    (M. Hamblen, 1980) TB, 32 inches (81 cm), M Pink with lighter area in center of F,deeper toned haft B-red-orange. Pretty Nancy X Pink Sleigh. HM 1982, AM 1984.
  • Lover's Lane - tall bearded Iris
    Lover's Lane$8.00
    (Barry Blyth, 1992) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), VE-E S. pure white; F. heavily ruffled champagne to pastel apricot; beards apricot tangerine.
  • Luciole - tall bearded Iris
    (Laure Anfosso, 1990) TB, SA. 33 inches (85 cm), M Ruffled bluish white aging pure white; beards light orange, blue horn.
  • Lucky Lemon - tall bearded Iris
    Lucky Lemon$8.00
    (Maryott's 1990) TB 37 inches (89 cm), M S-nearly white,yellow crests F-yellow,white rim B-yellow orange,white;
  • Lullaby of Spring - reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Lullaby of Spring$8.00
    (Schreiner's, 1987) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), EM S. mimosa yellow; F. pastel mauve; straw yellow beard. HM 1989, AM 1993.
  • Lurid - tall bearded Iris
    (Byers 1987) TB 36 inches (91 cm) M-L. SA Lightly ruffled white; red orange beard, long horns. A-3-1: (Startler x Sky Hooks) X Heaven Helped.
  • Magic Moonbeams - tall bearded Iris
    Magic Moonbeams$11.00
    (Vincent Christopherson, 2004) TB, 29 inches (74 cm), M & SA S. and style arms white; F. yellow, chartreuse at haft; beards yellow, lavender blue horn. Sun Dappled X Amelia's Orchid. HM 2006.
  • Magic Raiment - reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Magic Raiment$8.00
    (F.Kerr 1993) TB 38 inches (97 cm), ML Medium yellow with white around medium yellow B
  • Magic Warrior - tall bearded Iris
    Magic Warrior$55.00
    (Robert Annand by Robert Marshall 2015) TB 36 inches E Plum violet with deep plum center, large rusty brown hafts which descend half way down the falls. Light crinkling and ruffling on bottom edges of the petals. Introduced by Nola's Iris Garden 2015
    Wow! Annand outdid himself with this one. Click on the image to see more.
  • Magnificent Masterpiece - reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Magnificent Masterpiece$8.25
    (Barbara Nicodemus, 2010) TB, 35-36" (86-89 cm), EM S. and style arms royal purple; F. velvety black-purple, few lighter striations around blue purple beard; ruffled, purple base foliage. Fabulous One X Thunder Spirit.
  • Mahogany Muse - tall bearded Iris
    Mahogany Muse$19.50
    (Betty Wilkerson, 2011) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), M S. and style arms coffee; F. same overlaid mahogany; beards coffee. (Her Royal Highness x Inferno) x (Her Royal Highness x Inferno)) X Mastery.
  • Making a Splash - tall bearded Iris
    Making a Splash$20.50

    (M. Valenzuela 2007) TB, 32 inches (81 cm), E-M-L. White standards with slight lavender cast. Falls are varying degrees of purple edged pale lavender with a triangular splash in a lighter shade of purple. Tangerine red beard.

    Parentage: Seedling 99-SH-Za x Chinese Empress

  • Making Waves - tall bearded Iris
    Making Waves$11.00
    (B. Hager,1999) TB, 37 inches (94 cm), M Light to medium blue; beards white, hairs tipped yellow except at end. Neptune's Cloak X Busy Being Blue.
  • Mallory Kay - tall bearded Iris
    Mallory Kay$8.25$7.50
    (L.Johnson 1998) TB 38 inches (97 cm), M Dark red self B-red maroon, base violet HM 2001
  • Mam Zelle - tall bearded Iris
    Mam Zelle$17.75
    (George Sutton, 2002) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), ML S. and style arms pale violet; F. violet, lighter near tomato beard; ruffled, creped texture. HM 1990.
  • Manistee Lady - tall bearded Iris
    Manistee Lady$8.25$7.50
    (Ray Lyons 1998) TB, 37-40 inches (94-102 cm), M S. violet; F. white ground, 1/2 inch violet plicata band; beards violet, gold in throat; ruffled. Focus X Petite Queen.
  • Manor Born - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Manor Born$8.00
    (Virginia Messick, 1994) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), M Scalloped bright lavender-rose B-light lavender; fragrant. Winterscape X Nordic Prince.
  • Margaret Helen - tall bearded Iris
    Margaret Helen$8.25
    (Lloyd Zurbrigg, 1995) TB, SA, 36 inches (91 cm), ML Medium violet blue self; beards medium violet blue, some hairs tipped yellow, with self-colored long horn or spoon.
  • Margaret Viola White - tall bearded Iris
    Margaret Viola White$8.00
    (Zurbrigg 1992) TB 37 inches (94 cm), M White with hint of violet-blue B-violet
  • Marge M - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Marge M$8.25$7.50
    (George Sutton, 1991) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), M Ruffled violet blue, paler around beard; beards violet blue, tipped white; slight sweet fragrance.
  • Mariachi Music - tall bearded Iris
    Mariachi Music$10.50
    (Maryott, 1988) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), M S. tan, red violet midrib; F. smooth medium red violet; medium gold beard; heavily ruffled.
  • Mariposa Autumn - fragrant reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Mariposa Autumn$10.50$9.50
    (R.Tasco 1999) TB 32 inches (81 cm), EM & RE S-rosy violet,white center,lemon yellow edges F-white,rosy violet band B-white-violet-gold;fragrant. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 7, 8, and 9. HM 2001 AM 2003
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Nola's Iris garden - Tall Bearded Iris Section

Some of the tall bearded Iries are also Reblooming Irises. You will be able to identify them when you see the "RE" in the description. RE is for Reblooming (Irises).