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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60491 Be the first one to write a review
(L.Johnson 2001) TB 38 inches (97 cm), M Purple black self; beards deep purple; slight sweet fragrance. Black Tie Affair X Mallory Kay.
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(Augusto Bianco, 1999) IB, 18 inches (46 cm), E Plicata, violet on ice white ground; style arms icy lilac; beards cream, hairs tipped mustard; slight musky fragrance. Farfui X (Chubby Cheeks x Earl of Essex).
Sea Power
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(Keith Keppel, 1999) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), M S-blue,paler edge F-blue,paling toward edge,tan haft suffusion B-blue-white-lemon;fragrant. HM 2001, AM 2003, Wister 2005, Dykes 2006.
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60975 Be the first one to write a review
(Monty Byers, 1987) TB SA, 35 inches (89 cm), M & SA & RE (Nov in CA) Ruffled and lightly laced creamy yellow; yellow orange beard, 1.5 inches curved horns; slight sweet fragrance. Replay X Sky Hooks.

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(Merle Roberts, 1997) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), M Ruffled cerise purple self; style arms cerise; beards purple, lighter in throat; slight fragrance.
Sierra Grande
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(Schreiner's 1992) TB, 38 inches (97 cm), M The standards are white and the falls are blue; ruffled. Strong stems with up to 3 branches and 8 to 10 buds. Sweet fragrance. Awards - HM 1994 AM 1996

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60977 Be the first one to write a review
(Tom Magee, 2000) IB, 18 inches (46 cm), M S. light purple with buff shadow around purple midrib; style arms light purple shadowed buff; F. dark rich purple with buff blaze around purple center streak; beards capucine red; slight spicy fragrance.
Silicon Prairie
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(Tim Stanek, 1991) TB, 34 inches (86 cm), EM S. light lobelia blue, pronounced golden edge; F. light yellow ochre over green; self beards; laced; pronounced fragrance. HM 1993.
Silken Shadows
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(Maryott's 1993) TB 37 inches (94 cm), M S-light blue-violet F-velvety blue-black,light blue-violet rim B-bronze;fragrant
Sky Search
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(Gaulter 1992) TB 38 inches (97 cm), EM. Sky blue, whitish beards; Pronounced sweet fragrance.

Smart Move
60453 Be the first one to write a review
(K.Keppel 1995) TB 38 inches (97 cm), L S-rattan F-tan-rose effect,amber brown hafts & rim B-light brown,lavender base;fragrant HM 1997
Snow Shoes
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(Manley Osborne, 1995) TB, 31 inches (79 cm), M S. white, blue center glow; style arms blue white, light blue lip; F. white, white petaloid at end of wide blue white beard; slight sweet fragrance. HM 1999.