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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Blue Fire
6.50
60482 Be the first one to write a review
(D.Pinegar 1995) TB 35 inches (89 cm), ML S. and style arms medium blue; F. medium blue, aging paler, darker center wash, lighter edge and dark blue centerline; beards deep yellow, tipped light blue; heavily ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. (Gypsy Rings x Moon Mistress) X Olympiad. Spanish Fork
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Blue Jay Way
6.50
60232 Be the first one to write a review
(L.Lauer 1998) TB 36 inches (91 cm), EM Blue F-with white around white B,yellow throat;sweet fragrance HM 2001
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Blue Note Blues
6.50
60860 Be the first one to write a review
(Richard Ernst, 1997) TB, 37 inches (94 cm), M Medium blue F-lighter area near pale yellow B. Pronounced sweet fragrance.
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Border Music
6.50
305 Be the first one to write a review
(George Sutton, 1998). BB 26 inches (66 cm) EML. S. blended yellow ochre and pale methyl violet; style arms yellow ochre; F. pale methyl violet veined darker, 1/4 inches yellow edge at end of F., dark yellow ochre shoulders with beards yellow, methyl violet base; ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Berry Rich X Miss Nellie.
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Boss Tweed
6.50
60213 Be the first one to write a review
(J.McWhirter 1993) TB 38 inches (97 cm), M Tan-brown,white area under gold B;slight fragrance HM 1995 AM 1998
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Boy Friend
6.50
60473 Be the first one to write a review
(Williamson 1986) TB 38 inches (97 cm), EM S-med.amber tan F-bright golden tan,amber tan edge & hafts B-yellow-orange;fragrant HM 1988
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Boysenberry Buttercup
8.50
60111 Be the first one to write a review
(Larry Lauer, 1997) TB, 37 inches (94 cm), EM S. light creamy yellow, purple midrib shading; style arms creamy yellow, base purple; F. lavender, rim lighter; beards white end, mustard midsection, yellow in throat; ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. HM 1999, AM 2001.
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Brazenberry
6.50
60477 Be the first one to write a review
(S.Innerst 1999) TB 36 inches (91 cm), M Ruby berry-wine;B.maroon bronze fragrance HM 2001 AM 2003
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Buckwheat
6.95
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.
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Butterfingers
8.50 6.50
1260 Be the first one to write a review
(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
6.50
1264 Cable Car
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(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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