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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  • Christmas - tall bearded Iris
    (J. Gatty,1991) TB, 37 inches (94 cm), EM White, F. with faint greenish cast; beards white, lemon in throat. Fine China X Royal Elegance. HM 1993, AM 1996
  • Chuckles - tall bearded Iris
    (J. Ghio,1987) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), EM S. mid-pink; F. white, stitched rose; tangerine beard.
  • Chutney - tall bearded Iris
    (J.Ghio 1991) TB 40 inches (102 cm), EM S-deep red brown F-gold,lined & speckled red brown overall B-gold
  • Circus Circus - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Circus Circus$12.00
    (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
  • Circus Dancer - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Circus Dancer$18.25
    (George Sutton, 2002) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), EML S. white, washed aster violet; style arms white and aster violet; F. white, veined and dotted aster violet, 1/2 inches veined aster violet edge; beards old gold, violet at end; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Momentum X Acoma.HM 2006
  • Citoyen - tall bearded Iris
    (P.C. Anfosso 1989) TB 35.5 inches (90 cm) M. The standards are orange beige and the falls are raspberry.

  • City Slicker - tall bearded Iris
    City Slicker$8.00
    (R.Ernst 1989) TB 36 inches (91 cm), ML S-dark yellow with lavender-brown infusion F-mahogany,gold rim B-yellow;
  • Clarence - fragrant reblooming tall bearded Iris
    (Lloyd Zurbrigg, 1991) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), M & RE (Aug/ NC & VA) S. white, tinted violet at top; F. light blue violet, white center and hafts; cream beard; sweet fragrance. Parentage unknown. HM 1995, AM 1997, Wister 2000. One of the most award winning rebloomers. Rebloom reports in zones 4,5,6,7,8,& 9. Fragrant Iris.
  • Classic Look - fragrant reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Classic Look$8.00
    (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 - fragrant reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Classic Suede$9.50
    (L.Lauer 1999) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), EM S-light sienna brown F-sienna,patterned burnt sienna B-gold;fragrant HM 2001
  • Classy Friend - tall bearded Iris
    Classy Friend$13.00$10.00
    (C.Boswell 1999) TB 36 inches (91 cm), M S.pale pink,base darker,style pink,F.raspberry pink blending liac pink edge,B.red orange
  • Cloud Ballet - fragrant reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Cloud Ballet$8.00
    (Lyle Fort, 1990) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), M S. pale blue white, darkening to medium blue edge; F. pale blue white, darkening to medium blue edge; white beard; ruffled and heavily laced; slight sweet fragrance. HM 1993.
  • Cloud Baron - reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Cloud Baron$8.00
    (Tompkins '1971) TB 39 inches (99 cm) ML. Medium sky blue self; white beard. Blue Baron X Cloud Country.
  • Cloudia - tall bearded Iris
    (George Sutton, 1996) TB, SA 39 inches (99 cm), M Ruffled, lightly laced lavender pink self; beards coral, lavender purple flounce.
  • Clouding Up NOID - tall bearded Iris
    Clouding Up NOID$4.95
    Very nice yellow and white. The stands are lemon yellow and the falls are white with a lemon yellow edge. Beard is orange.
  • Coalignition - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    (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.
  • Codicil - tall bearded Iris
    (S. Innerst, 1985) TB, 32 inches (81 cm), M-L Mid-blue; near black beard. HM 1987, AM 1989.
  • Cold Cold Heart - reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Cold Cold Heart$8.00
    (D. Meek 1988) TB 36 inches (91 cm) E-M. White with cool pink heart; red beards
  • Collage - tall bearded Iris
    (B. Brown,1986) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), M Lightly ruffled violet with darker midrib and tan overlay on F., greenish tan around hafts; greenish tan beard tipped lavender.
  • Colleen's Dreamsicle - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Colleen's Dreamsicle$7.25
    (Donald Spoon, 1995) TB, SA 36-38 inches (91-97 cm), M S. light pink; F. lighter pink, peach hafts and 1/4 inches light peach border; beards cherry red, fuzzy lavender horn; ruffled, lightly laced; sweet fragrance.
  • Color Me Blue - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Color Me Blue$7.25
    (Schreiner, 1997) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), M Heavily ruffled light blue self B-white,yellow throat;pronounced fragrance. Delta Blues X Riverboat Blues. HM 1999, AM 2001.
  • Color Me Pink - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Color Me Pink$8.25
    (D.Pinegar 1996) TB 34 inches (86 cm), M S-style arms deep pink F-peach pink,white below coral red B;fragrant HM 2000
  • Color Splash - tall bearded Iris
    Color Splash$16.00
    (Schreiner's 1980) TB 37 inches (94 cm), M S-rich orchid pink F-persian rose B-tangerine red; HM 1982
  • Colorado Bonanza - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Colorado Bonanza$8.00
    (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
  • Colortart - tall bearded Iris
    (S.Innerst 1983) TB 36 inches (91 cm), M Medium yellow,trimmed burgundy red B-gold bronze HM 1985
  • Colorwatch - reblooming tall bearded Iris
    (Innerst 1987) TB RE 36 inches (91 cm), EM. The standards are burgundy and the falls are white, washed yellow, burgundy edge. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9.
  • Comanche Drums - reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Comanche Drums$10.50
    (C.Tompkins 1985) TB 37 inches (94 cm), EM-VL S. dark champagne; F. deep red violet, flushed violet toward edge, purple red midrib; brassy beard; lightly ruffled.(Cimbay x Treasure Key) X (Cimbay x ((Camelot Rose x Licorice Stick) x Latin Lover)).
  • Come What May - reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Come What May$10.00
    (Richard Ernst, 1995) TB, 37 inches (94 cm), M & RE S-apricot,buttery cast F-berry-plum on paler ground,berry-plum rim B-orange tangerine.
  • Comme Un Volcan - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Comme Un Volcan$17.75
    (Michle Bersillon, 2012) TB, 35" (90 cm), M S. blue violet, narrow grey border; style arms, sides creamy tan, darker center stripe; F. medium violet-blue, sides lighter, hafts blended tan; beards orange yellow, very light blue at end, 3-4 cm long blue violet appendages ending in small flounce; slight sweet fragrance. Derviche X Special Feature.
  • Condor's Shadow - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Condor's Shadow$8.00
    (Robert Dunn, 2000) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), EM Deep velvety plum purple self,B.plum purple,ruffled. slight sweet fragrance.
  • Confederate Royalty - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Confederate Royalty$10.50$9.50
    (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
  • Congratulations - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    (Keppel 1983) TB 35 inches (89 cm), M. Pansy-violet falls, deeper in center paling toward the edges, blue standards, blue beards tipped yellow. Fragrant Iris. HM 1985 AM 1988
  • Conjuration - fragrant reblooming tall bearded Iris
    ((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
  • Connection - tall bearded Iris
    (J.Ghio 2000) TB 36 inches (91 cm), ML S.blue white,arms yellow,F.purple shoulders blended w/red B.red
  • Copper Bubble Bath - tall bearded Iris
    Copper Bubble Bath$8.50
    (Anna & David Cadd, 2002) TB, 39 inches (99 cm), ML S.tannish copper gold,light pinkish lavender,gold border;F.tan,copper.lavender,shoulder yellow;B.yellow. HM 2005, AM 2009.
  • Copper Lustre - tall bearded Iris
    Copper Lustre$12.00
    ( James Kirkland, 1934). TB, 36 inches Midseason bloom. . S. Light pink F. Light brown. Honorable Mention 1935; Award of Merit 1937; American Dykes Medal 1938.
  • Coral Chalice - reblooming tall bearded Iris
    Coral Chalice$14.00$12.10
    (Niswonger 1983) TB 34 inches (86 cm) M. The standards are white and the falls are salmon pink. HM 1985
  • Coral Point - fragrant tall bearded Iris
    Coral Point$16.00
    (George Sutton, 2000) TB, SA, 37 inches (94 cm), ML Ruffled and laced pale pink; beards coral, pink horn; slight musky fragrance. HM 2003. This is one of the better pink Iris that is outstanding in any garden.

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  • Core Values - tall bearded Iris
    Core Values$15.00
    (Joseph Ghio, 2013) TB, 38 (97 cm), EML S. bright gold; F. gold, mahogany blended edge; beards gold.
  • Cosmic Blast - tall bearded Iris
    Cosmic Blast$13.00
    (Fred Kerr (2014) TB, 36" Midseason ((Gallant Theme x (Gallant Theme x Wild Vision)) X Mastery) Five colors go into the makeup of this stunning variety. The standards are bold yellow, but the falls have four distinct color zones. The base color of the petal is lavender. There is an olive tan edge and a reddish brown center with the area beside be beards whie the dark brown veining. Add to this a bold personality and we have a garden winner.
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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).