Fragrant Iris

Fragrant Bearded Iris

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 scented bearded iris flowers, you will be pleased with the following selection from our range of fragrant irises.

Chailey Iris Garden - Bearded Irises
Holford Manor, Holford Manor Lane,
North Chailey, Lewes, East Sussex BN8 4DU
Phone: 01444 470157
E-Mail: orders@bearded-iris.co.uk

Looking for the most fragrant bearded 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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Sonata in Blue
4.50
60430 Be the first one to write a review
(R.G.Smith 1994) TB 31 inches (78 cm), M & RE Brilliant violet B-yellow tipped white;slight fragrance
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Spanish Fireball
5.50
60356 Be the first one to write a review
(B.Jones 1995) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), M S-cadmium orange F-lemon yellow B-deep carrot red;slight fragrance HM 1997
Speed Limit
6.50
2026 Be the first one to write a review
(Lauer 1992) TB RE 38 inches (97 cm), EM. The standards are med. blue, white spot and the falls are same; ruffled & flaring. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9. Fragrant Iris.
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Speeding Again
5.75
60431 Be the first one to write a review
(L.Lauer 1998) TB 38 inches (97 cm), M & RE S. light purple, midrib flushed white; style arms light purple; F. light purple, white central flash; beards white, yellow in throat; ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. Stellar Lights X Speed Limit. HM 2000
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Spring Pastel
8.34 6.95
60417 Be the first one to write a review
(J. Ragle 1999) BB 24 inches (61 cm), M Pastel lavender,lighter S base & center of F B-poppy red,lavender;fragrant
Stairway to Heaven
6.00 5.25
60083 Be the first one to write a review
(Larry Lauer, 1993) TB, 40 inches (102 cm), EM S. creamy off-white; F. medium blue undertoned lavender; beards white; slight fragrance. HM 1995, AM 1997, Wister 1999, Dykes 2000.
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Starwoman
5.50
60085 Be the first one to write a review
(Marky Smith, 1998) IB, 25 inches (64 cm), M S. blackish royal purple, faint lavender grey marks at deep purple midrib; style arms strong mauve violet, edges greyer; F. pearl ground, � inches darkest black violet rim and center stripe, dark violet dashing and stitching within rim; beards blue violet at end, gold-tipped blue violet central area, yellow in throat; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. HM 2001, AM 2003, Sass Medal 2005, Dykes 2008.
Stingray
6.50
2048 Be the first one to write a review
(Monty Byers, 1989) TB, SA, 36 inches (91 cm), ME-ML & RE S. medium violet blue; F. slightly deeper; blue beard tipped yellow, long violet horns during spring bloom; heavily ruffled; pronounced sweet/musky fragrance. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 7, 8, and 9.
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Sultry Lady
9.00
60988 Be the first one to write a review
(Gordon & Lorraine Nicholson, 2001) TB, 37 inches (94 cm), EM S.pink w/purple markings ;B.orange; slight sweet fragrance.
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Superstition
5.75
30131 Be the first one to write a review
(Schreiner's 1977) TB 36 inches (91 cm), M Rich ebony with a hint of maroon. Sweet fragrance. HM 1979 AM 1981


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Sweet Musette
5.50
60105 Be the first one to write a review
(Schreiner's 1986) TB, 37 inches (94 cm), ML The standards are light pink lavender and the falls are rose pink. Sweet fragrance. Awards - HM 1988 AM 1991

Sweet Orange Spice
7.50
60490 Be the first one to write a review
(G.Sutton 1993) TB 34 inches (86 cm), EM Light orange self; beards light orange; pronounced spicy fragrance. Show Biz X (Dazzling Gold x Taco Belle).