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

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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(Byers 1991) TB 34 inches (86 cm), EM & RE S. varying from very pale strawberry pink to pinkish white; F. slightly deeper pale strawberry pink blended very pale raspberry pink with white striations underlying upper third; beards orange tangerine; lightly ruffled; slight sweet fragrance.
French Rose
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(George Sutton, 1998) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), M Ruffled blended french rose and salmon; style arms salmon; beards spanish orange; slight sweet fragrance.
Girl Next Door
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(P.Black 1990) TB 36 inches (91 cm), EM S-white with pink lines up midrib F-pink,amber hafts B-orange;fragrant HM 1993
Gladys My Love
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(A.Ensminger 1998) TB 40 inches (102 cm), ML S-style arms white F-orient pink B-poppy red;slight fragrance HM 2000
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(Brad Kasperek, 1994) TB, 32 inches (81 cm), M S. light lavender ground washed medium lavender and off-white with medium violet splashes; F. same, heavier medium violet purple on shoulders; beards burnt orange tipped medium violet; ruffled; slight fragrance. HM 1996, AM 1998.
7.45 6.25
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(Monty Byers, 1989) TB, SA, 36 inches (91 cm), M-L S. mid-pink; F. pink white, beige pink hafts; red orange beard changing to electric violet toward fuzzy amethyst horns; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance.
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(S. Innerst,2002) IB, 19 inches (48 cm), ML White, F. with blue spot; beards gold; slight sweet fragrance. Night Fires X Smart.
Hand Painted
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(Monty Byers, 1990) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), M & RE S. medium beetroot; F. blend of dark beetroot, ruby red and wine red, centerline and suffused underlay of electric violet down middle, dark brownish red shading at hafts overlaid with spray of white stripes, diffusing into tiny pin points of violet white below beard; beards electric violet blue, brushed chestnut brown in throat; ruffled; sweet spicy fragrance. Well Endowed X Violet Miracle.
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(F.Kerr 1995) TB 30 inches (76 cm), M Medium blue F-with darker blue stripes from yellow-white B;fragrant
He-Man Blues
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(G. Richardson,1993) TB, 42 inches (107 cm), M Heavily ruffled medium to light blue with faint lavender cast, silvery blue accents; beards cream, tipped gold; slight sweet fragrance.
Her Pinkness Her Pinkness
7.00 6.25
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(O. Schick,1999) TB, 36-38 inches (91-97 cm), M S. and style arms light pink; F. light pink; beards pinkish orange; ruffled; slight musky fragrance. Alice Goodman X Vision in Pink.
5.50 4.50
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(Byers 1990) IB SA, 24 inches (61 cm), M. RE Lightly ruffled white, chartreuse yellow haft lines; blue beards and horns. Reliable multiple rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 4 to 9. Pronounced sweet musky fragrance.