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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Brazenberry
6.00
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(S.Innerst 1999) TB 36 inches (91 cm), M Ruby berry-wine;B.maroon bronze fragrance HM 2001 AM 2003
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Bridge In Time
5.75
60386 Be the first one to write a review
(B.Wilkerson 1995) TB 32 inches (81 cm), M & RE white self B-white tipped yellow in throat;slight sweet fragrance
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Bronco Down
5.75
60485 Be the first one to write a review
(T.Burseen 1995) TB 35 inches (89 cm), M S. dark brown orange style arms tan, washed brown; F. yellow ground heavily stitched and washed dark red brown beards mustard; ruffled; spicy fragrance.
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Buckwheat
4.50
60433 Be the first one to write a review
(M.Byers 1989) TB 36 inches (91 cm), E-ML & RE S. varies from creamy straw to light yellow with hint of ecru; F. medium yellow with a variable greenish ecru influence and dark brown lines at hafts to just below yellow beard; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Spirit of Memphis X Soap Opera. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zone 6 to 9.
Burnt Crisp
5.75
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(Tom Burseen, 1994) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), M S-tan-brown F-dark brown,cream spray pattern at gold B;laced;fragrant
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Butterfingers
8.50 6.50
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(Larry Lauer, 1997) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), ML S. and style arms yellow; F. white ground changing to yellow, patterned brown edge, light purple center streak; beards yellow; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. HM 2000.
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Cable Car
5.75
1264 Be the first one to write a review
(Luihn 1982) TB 40 inches (102 cm), M-L. Brown; cadmium orange beards. Lily fragrance. HM 1984

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Calm Stream
8.50 6.50
1269 Be the first one to write a review
(Cy Bartlett, 1998) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), ML S. white, washed very pale lavender; F. medium blue lavender; beards light lavender, yellow in throat; heavily ruffled; slight sweet fragrance.
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Cantina
6.50
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(Monty Byers, 1990) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), M & RE S. medium red violet; F. medium violet, distinctly bordered bright red violet; beard mixed violet and gold; ruffled.

Reliable multiple rebloom for us in zone 8.

Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9.

Fragrant Iris. HM 1997
Capricious Candles
8.34 6.95
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(Meininger 2000) TB 30 inches (76 cm), ML SA S. lemon orange sherbet, edge pale gold; style arms with darker midrib; F. pale lemon center with darker veining, edge pale gold; beards orange, 1 inches fuzzy orange sherbet horn usually present; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Skating Party X Almond Parfait or Moon Mistress.
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Captain Indigo
8.00 6.50
60706 Be the first one to write a review
(Cy Bartlett,1999) IB, 24 inches (60 cm), E S. white, very heavily washed deep indigo blue; F. khaki; beards light khaki; lightly waved; slight fragrance.
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Catch A Wave
4.00
60329 Be the first one to write a review
(R.Nelson 1995) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), ML S-hazy violet blue,deeper style arms F-hazy violet blue,gilt edge B-gold orange-lavender;fragrant
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