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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Jaguar Blue
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(George Sutton, 2001) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), ML Heavily ruffled ethyl blue; beards ethyl blue, hairs tipped pale yellow; edges serrate; slight sweet fragrance.
Janie Meek
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(J.Meek 1987) TB 32 inches (81 cm), M S-soft pink F-orchid lavender,lighter around red B;slight fragrance
Joan's Pleasure
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(Lloyd Zurbrigg, 1993) TB, 26-31 inches (66-79 cm), M S. brownish blend; F. bright lavender, edged S. color, white hafts and around pale yellow beard; heavily ruffled; slight fragrance.
Kevin's Theme
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(Frederick Kerr, 1993) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), ML S. ivory yellow with blue violet center flush; F. blue violet, lightening to white around beard; beards yellow, tipped blue violet; ruffled; slight musky fragrance. HM 1997, AM 2001.
La Mer
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(Gerald Richardson, 1994) TB, 37 inches (94 cm), EM S. pale blue white; F. light blue, fading smoothly to pale blue rim; beards blue white; slight fragrance. HM 1998.
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(LeRoy Meininger, 1997) TB, 30 inches (76 cm), EM Heavily ruffled white ground plicata, S. densely peppered lavender, F. with heavily peppered 3/4 inches lavender edge; style arms medium lavender; beards gold, tipped lavender; pronounced sweet fragrance.
Leslie Dawn
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(D. Pinegar,1993) TB, 32 inches (81 cm), M S. solid medium red purple on outside, apricot inside with red purple dotting; style arms red purple, apricot inside base; F. white ground, heavy dark red purple striping starting at apricot hafts and becoming solid at edge; beards burnt orange; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Anon X Rancho Rose.
Let's Be Friends
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(Christopherson 2002) TB, 31 inch (79 cm), M The standards are light purple paling to yellow tan rim and the falls are white ground, purple luminata wash. The beards are yellow with rust hair tips. Slight sweet fragrance. Spirit world X Oninous Stranger.

60474 Be the first one to write a review
(T.Burseen 1995) TB 35 inches (89 cm), EM S-style arms orange,with reddish lavender F-white with red lavender edges B-orange-yellow;fragrant HM 1999
Life of Riley
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(McWhirter 1993) TB 36 inches (91 cm), M S-peach F-rose-tan B-bright red;slight fragrance HM 1995
Lofty Dreams
1745 Lofty Dreams
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(Evelyn Robarts, 1992) TB, 35-37 inches (89-94 cm), M Ruffled pale blue white; beards medium blue; slight sweet fragrance.
Los Coyotes
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(Tom Burseen, 1993) TB, 35 inches (89 cm), EM S. brilliant pure golden yellow; F. golden yellow ground with bright red streaks and veining, fine yellow edge; beards gold; ruffled; spicy fragrance. HM 1997.