Adding flamboyance in the garden with their brilliantly colored flowers, bearded irises are irresistible perennials that are rich of many qualities: easy to grow, low maintenance, they multiply readily and add considerable elegance to any sunny border. But did you know that many varieties are sweetly scented too?

Fragrance in bearded irises is a quality that is often overlooked by gardeners. This is certainly a shame since many cultivars are notable for their pleasing fragrances. Lightly or heavily perfumed, their scents range from orange blossom to grape soda to even chocolate!

Below is a list of glamorous bearded irises that will charm your eyes and your nose!