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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: martyn@chailey-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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Highlands Nugget
12.00
60811 Be the first one to write a review
(J. Ragle,2002) IB, 20 inches (51 cm), EM S. and style arms slightly browner than chrome yellow; F. bright bronzy gold; beards yellow ochre (07); lightly ruffled; slight sweet fragrance. Dresden Canary sib X Fanfaron.
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His Royal Highness
6.50
1630 Be the first one to write a review
(Monty Byers, 1989) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), M & RE S. medium purple; F. slightly deeper purple; violet beard tipped yellow in throat; ruffled. Reliable rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 5 to 9.
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Hollywood and Vine
5.95
60486 Be the first one to write a review
(McWhirter 1992) TB 36 inches (91 cm), M S. light magenta grape; F. darker magenta grape; beards blue violet; ruffled; slight fragrance. Ensemble X Noble House. HM 1996
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Hookem Horns
6.50
1637 Be the first one to write a review
(George Sutton, 1997) TB, SA, 38 inches (97 cm), EM S. lilac purple, paler midrib; F. ruby red, white spray pattern at haft, edges darker; beards white, yellow in throat, 1 inches hairless ruby red horn aat end; ruffled; slight spicy fragrance. HM 2001.
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Horns And Blues
7.50 6.50
1640 Be the first one to write a review
(Jim Hedgecock, 1996) TB, SA, 38 inches (97 cm), M Ruffled pale blue; beards yellow, fuzzy pale blue horn; slight sweet fragrance.
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Hot Spiced Wine
10.00
60766 Be the first one to write a review
(Schreiner,2000) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), ML Wine red self; beards yellow, base violet; sweet spicy fragrance
Iced Tea
6.50
1656 Be the first one to write a review
(Larry Lauer, 1994) TB, 36 inches (91 cm), M S. bronzed tan; F. violet, with veining, shaded bronzed tan on shoulders; beards gold, tipped bronze; slight fragrance. HM 1996.
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IdidIt
6.50
60084 Be the first one to write a review
(Oscar Schick, 1997) TB, 36-38 inches (91-97 cm), M S. dark lavender, lightly blended rusty lavender at edge; style arms light rusty lavender; F. dark lavender edged rusty lavender, shoulders rusty brown; beards mustard yellow; lightly ruffled; slight musky fragrance. HM 2001.
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Indigo Princess
6.50
1662 Be the first one to write a review
(Schreiner, 1992) TB, 39 inches (99 cm), ML Ruffled deep violet; beards yellow, tipped blue. HM 1994, AM 1997. Orange blossom fragrance.
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Iron Eagle
10.00 9.25
60767 Be the first one to write a review
(G. Sutton,2000) TB SA, 37 inches (94 cm), ML & RE S. off-white, antique gold midrib; style arms pale lavender white; F. pale lavender white, near light grey; beards antique gold, confederate blue base and horn; slight musky fragrance. Cloud Baron X Dashing. Sporatic rebloom for us in zone 8. Reported to rebloom in zones 8, and 9.
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Janie Meek
5.95
60475 Be the first one to write a review
(J.Meek 1987) TB 32 inches (81 cm), M S-soft pink F-orchid lavender,lighter around red B;slight fragrance
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Joan's Pleasure
6.50
60077 Be the first one to write a review
(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.
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