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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Sweet Reflection
6.00
60429 Be the first one to write a review
(Maryott's 1991) TB 37 inches (94 cm), M & RE S-palest violet F-velvety deep red violet,lighter rim B-deep yellow throat;fragrant
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Tennison Ridge
5.50
60055 Be the first one to write a review
(J. Begley, 1989) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), E-M & RE S. solid plum burgundy; F. white ground, stitched plum burgundy on edge, nearing black toward hafts; bronze beard tipped burgundy; sweet fragrance. HM 1991, AM 1993.
Terryton
6.50
2075 Be the first one to write a review
(Hyram Ames, 1997) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), M S. and style arms yellow; F. white, slight violet shading, 1/4 inches brown rim, hafts washed yellow; beards yellow orange; slight sweet fragrance. HM 2000.
Thornbird
6.50
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(Monty Byers, 1989) TB, SA, 35 inches (89 cm), M S. pale ecru; F. greenish tan, deeper at hafts which are overlaid with deep violet lines radiating out from around beard and suffusing into center; violet beard tipped mustard, violet horns or spoons; lightly ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. HM 1991, AM 1993, Wister 1996, Dykes 1997.
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Throb
6.25
60388 Be the first one to write a review
(Weiler 1991) TB 37 inches (94 cm), ML Dark yellow B-dark gold tipped orange;sweet fragrance HM 1993
Thunder Spirit
6.00
60171 Be the first one to write a review
(Schreiner, 1996) TB, 39 inches (99 cm), M S. and F. deep indigo; style arms dark purple; beards dark purple; heavily ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. HM 1998.
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Tracking
15.00 12.50
60723 Be the first one to write a review
(W. T. Varner, 2003) MTB, 22 inches (56 cm), EM S. yellow ground, purple midrib and burgundy plicata marking; style arms yellow, edged purple; F. yellow, burgundy plicata edge; beards yellowish brown; flared horizontally; slight fragrance.
Triffid
6.00 5.25
2088 Be the first one to write a review
(Monty Byers, 1990) TB, SA, 38 inches (97 cm), E-L S. soft greenish lemon cream; F. creamy white, greenish gold hafts; blue-based beard tipped greenish gold, usually cream horns, sometimes huge purple-tipped plume flounces; lightly ruffled; slight sweet fragrance.
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Trillion
13.20 11.00
60495 Be the first one to write a review
(E.Bessette 2000) TB 36 inches (91 cm), ML SA S-yellow,darker edge,violet veining F-rose brown,raspberry violet center B-violet-yellow,violet horn;fragrant
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Two-Sided Coin
5.75
60484 Be the first one to write a review
(R.Ernst 1996) TB 37 inches (94 cm), ML S. light yellow; style arms medium yellow; F. blue violet, yellow amber shoulders, lighter near gold beard; ruffled; slight spicy sweet fragrance HM 2000
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Victoria Circle
6.50 5.50
2093 Be the first one to write a review
(Frederick Kerr, 1994) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), M S. white; F. white, 1/2 inches sapphire blue edge, ivory near beard; beards white, tipped gold; slight sweet fragrance.
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Victorian Charmer
6.00
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(D.Pinegar 1995) BB 26 inches (66 cm), EML S. white with light pink midrib and veining; style arms white; F. creamy white overlaid light pink, veined medium pink; beards orange; lightly ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Vanity X Marmalade Skies.
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