TB - Tall Bearded Irises

Tall Bearded Irises are the most common group of irises, often called garden irises. In this group you will find large-flowered irises, usually 70 cm to 120 cm high. In Europe, they come into bloom on around 10th May. We cultivate them with love in South Moravia region of the Czech Republic. They are easy to grow and fully frost-resistant. From  tens of thousands of bred varieties you can find here our selection of the best, easily grown sorts coming mainly from European and American breeders. Flowers are large, mostly wavy, sometimes of exotic shapes, one- or multicolored, differently dotted or stripped, often pleasantly fragrant. Flowers grow on one main and 2-4 side stems. Each of them has 1-3 buds, so 7-12, even 15 flowers gradually bloom in one plant. These irises love sunny locations; they can be planted individually, or together with other perennials. Flowers are very suitable for cutting.

For better orientation, TB irises on these pages is possible to sort by height into two groups:
Tall Bearded Irises - higher than 90 cm
Tall Bearded Irises - up to 90 cm (71-89 cm) high

They can also be sorted by flower color, fragrance or flower type:
Self – i.e. one or more tones of one color
Bicolor – i.e. two different basic colors
Plicata – striped, dotted, splashed etc. on a white or colored base
Space Ager – with beards extended to a few cm in length - in the form of horns, spoons...
Broken Color – basic dark color with wild light splashing, or light background with dark pattern

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Standards wine red, falls dark ruby with lighter wine red edge. Flowers very ruffled. Beards golden yellow. Fine sort bred by Czech breeder Dusan Slosiar (MASTERY X ROMANTIC GENTLEMAN) - seedling No.S-1034. Only a few plants available!

Sales price: 12 €

FUTURISTE (Cayeux 2002)

Standards white, ruffled, falls white with large bright blue violet border. Beards white, tipped yellow. Very beautiful French sort.

Sales price: 7 €

SILVER CITY (Sutton 2003)

Flowers large, ruffled and laced, pale orchid and white. Beards brick red ending with long lavender pink horns. Healthy growth, nicely branched stems. Sort belongs to SA (Space Age) type.

Sales price: 8 €

PACIFIC FIRE (Johnson 2007)

Standards light orchid blue-violet, falls orchid blue-violet, slight buff veins at haft. Beards prominent, orange-red. Sweet fragrance. Height 105 cm.

Sales price: 8 €

CONJURATION (Byers 1989)

Standards white, lightly infused pale violet blue, falls white, suffusing to deep bright amethyst violet edge. White, horns-like beards tipped tangerine (SA Type). Flowers ruffled. Late flowering, very long and slim inflorescence. One of the most popular irises.

Sales price: 6 €

ARISTOCRACY (Keppel 2006)

Rich color of royal purple standards and falls, round ruffled and lightly laced form. A hazy blue wash accents the light blue beards. Strong and tall stature. Precious form.

Sales price: 7 €

MANNEKEN PIS (Muška 1999)

Standards amethyst, laced, falls amethyst, cream around beards, edges very laced. Beards bright orange with long amethyst flounce. Slight fragrance. Unique Space Age sort.

Sales price: 6 €

BATIK (Ensminger 1986)

Royal purple flowers irregularly spattered and streaked with white markings, ruffled. Beards light orange. May reach only 60 cm height in very dry and sunny places.

Sales price: 6 €

CONNECTION (Ghio 2000)

Standards blue white, ruffled, falls purple, shoulders blended with red, white stripes around red-orange beards. Healthy growth.

Sales price: 5 €


Standards cream white, heavily ruffled, falls cream white with dark lemon hafts. Beards yellow at base, white at end. Flowers beautifully ruffled. Slight spicy fragrance.

Sales price: 6 €

SPLASHACATA (Tasco 1998)

Standards blue to pallid violet, falls white ground, allover peppering of purple dots more concentrated at edge, lightly ruffled. Beards light blue tipped golden yellow. Precious sort.

Sales price: 6 €

TOTAL CHAOS (Maryott 2000)

Standards light rose with irregular white streaking, falls deep smoky maroon, irregular white splashing overall, white blaze with some light maroon veining. Beards yellow, tipped orange. Pronounced sweet fragrance.

Sales price: 5 €

GYPSY LORD (Keppel 2006)

Standards blue white , falls ruffled, blue violet marbled wash and wire rim on paler blue, white center and hafts veined violet. Beards orange red. Excellent, highly prized sort, many awards, including Dykes Medal – the best iris in 2015.

Sales price: 8 €

CANDY CANE CUTIE (Maryott 2000)

Standards white, with light apricot shadow, falls white, even violett or maroon veining near full length, diffusing at end with white band. Beards bright tangerine. Lovely sort.

Sales price: 6 €


Standards light pinkish chamois, falls bright pinkish purple, large cream to salmon center. Beards bright, orange red. Excellent sort with perfectly branched stem. Fine fragrance.

Sales price: 6 €

TORERO (Cayeux 2005)

Standards bright orange, falls bright strawberry red. Beards orange red. Beautiful sort, healthy growth, fine combination of colours.

Sales price: 7 €

HIGH CHAPARRAL (Schreiner 2006)

Standards golden-yellow, ruffled, falls pink-violett with honey shadow around beards lighter eye. Beards yellow-orange. Beautiful, big flowers (15 cm), very ruffled. Very popular.

Sales price: 7 €


Standards peach pink, purple blended up midrib, falls buff, lavender and blue blend, violet veins, ruffled. Beards tangerine. Fine combination of colors, very suitable for a vase.

Sales price: 0 €


Standards light burgundy-rose, falls burgundy to plum red, velvety. Flowers ruffled and laced. Beards tangerine red. Sweet fragrance. Height 100 cm.

Sales price: 7 €


Standards blended silver, grey and lavender, falls cream ground heavily speckled yellow, brown and lavender on upper half, wide silvery lavender edge. Beards mustard yellow. Slight sweet fragrance.

Sales price: 6 €


Standards light brown, dotted, lightly veined cocoa brown, falls yellow brown, heavily dotted lavender around mustard beard, heavily washed dark brown, edged lighter, very ruffled. Pronounced spicy fragrance. Unique colour combination, great sort from the Czech breeder.

Sales price: 5 €

SECRET AGENDA (Blyth 2004/05)

Standards cream white, faint lemon midrib infusion, falls bright dusky yellow. Beards thick, mustard colour. Flowers ruffled, pronounced sweet fragrance.

Sales price: 7 €

MER DU SUD (Cayeux 97)

Sea blue self. Fascinating big flowers, heavily ruffled. Beards light blue. Slight fragrance. Very floriferous, great sort.

Sales price: 6 €


Standards intense deep purple black, falls with darker sheen on ruffles, small white spray pattern near beard, heavily ruffled, laced. Beards blue violet, dark burnt orange in throat. Sweet fragrance.

Sales price: 6 €

GOLDKIST (Black 1993)

Standards white, falls white overlaid with a yellow gold band at the base and with purple veining in the throat, around the bright yellow beards. Not too big flowers, but a most unusual color combination.

Sales price: 7 €


Standards white, gilt edge, falls white ground sanded and marked violet and magenta, wide yellow marginal band. Beards yellow. Flowers heavily ruffled. Baeatiful and amazing combination of colours.

Sales price: 7 €

HIGH CLASS (Black 2003)

Standards pale blue, darker crystalline rim, midrib violet, falls dark velvety purple, narrow medium violet rim, white veins by and dart at end of beard. Beards orange gold in throat, violet at end. Pronounced sweet fragrance.

Sales price: 6 €

CHAMPAGNE WALTZ (Schreiner 1994)

Standards apricot yellow, falls ruffled, creamy white with apricot yellow edge. Beards tangerine orange. Fine sort, good also in combination with high perennials.

Sales price: 5 €

VALLEY OF FIRE (Krupka 2007)

Standards smoky violet red, falls red with white eye and purple venation around beards, ruffled. Beards dark orange. Fine sort bred by Czech breeder Zdenek Krupka.

Sales price: 7 €


Standards and falls heavily ruffled, gold overlaid bronze, highlighted darker bronze at edges. Beards mustard yellow. Height 85 cm.

Sales price: 6 €


Standards black cherry, falls bright gold ground, maroon marginal band with dotting inside band, white area around sienna beards. Height 100 cm.

Sales price: 7 €


Yellow edged leaves year round. Light blue self, standards and falls slightly ruffled. Beards yellow in throat, light blue at tips. Midseason bloom. Strong and very pleasant fragrance.

Sales price: 6 €

GNU AGAIN (Kasperek 1994)

Standards medium violet with random off-white splashes, falls dark violet with random white breaks and splashes. Beards burnt orange tipped medium violet. Flowers ruffled. Slight pleasant fragrance.

Sales price: 6 €


Standards pure white, falls bright fuchsia magenta to rosy plum with white edge, ruffled. Beards bright tangerine. Slight fragrance.

Sales price: 6 €

TEAMWORK (Keppel 2000)

Standards light lavender blue, falls dark velvety purple, slightly ruffled. Beards ginger yelow. Slight sweet fragrance.

Sales price: 6 €

MASTERY (Blyth 2001)

Standards honey yellow, falls ruby red brown, with tan beige band. Flowers big and broad, ruffled. Beards old gold. Slight sweet fragrance. Late bloom season. Excellent sort.

Sales price: 7 €

ALL AFLUTTER (Byers 1994)

Bright white flowers, beards red orange with long, very pale blue flounce turning up at end. SA type. Flowers of medium size, ruffled. Slight sweet fragrance. Unique Space Age type.

Sales price: 6 €

FOOTLOOSE (Schreiner 1993)

Standards violet-pink stitched on almost in´visible white ground, falls white ground stitched purple, more intensively on the edge. Beards ocher yellow. Flowers ruffled, very early bloom.

Sales price: 6 €

KEIKO'S WORLD (Johnson 1996)

Standards ruffled dark blue, falls with small whitish stripe at tip of beard. Beards light blue.

Sales price: 5 €

MYS HORN (Muška 1999)

Standards pure white, heavily laced and ruffled, falls white with lemon yellow infusion at base, ruffled, laced. Beards light yellow with long white spoon. Slight pleasant fragrance. Excellent sort from the Slovak breeder.

Sales price: 7 €

AMPLIFIED (Ghio 2000)

Deep orange yellow standards, slightly darker on the edges. Wide orange yellow falls with red beards. One of the best variety in this colour category. Exceptional form with strong ruffles. Late flowering season.

Sales price: 7 €

BEWILDERBEAST (Kasperek 1995)

Standards and falls with outrageous combination of purple, gold and white, yellow-brown beards. Well-branched stem, reliable grower.

Sales price: 6 €

LOUISA'S SONG (Blyth 1999/2000)

Standards lilac orchid, ruffled and laced, falls red lavender to orchid lavender, lilac orchid edge, incredibly ruffled. Beards bright tangerine. Slight sweet fragrance. Lavishly ruffled and laced excellent sort.

Sales price: 8 €

JAZZ BAND (Keppel 2006)

Standards orange, falls orange with wide purple-red band and purple venation, ruffled. Beards bright, orange-red.

Sales price: 7 €

DARCY'S CHOICE (Schreiner 2007)

Standards light yellow, falls claret magenta with white blaze around beards. Beards yellow in throat, cream in middle, white at end. Flowers nicely ruffled.

Sales price: 6 €

RULING LORD (Blyth 2002/03)

Standards lemon yellow shaded honey buff, falls ruby to plum, honey-yellow edge. Beards golden yellow. Flowers nicely ruffled. Pronounced sweet fragrance.

Sales price: 6 €

STOP THE TRAFFIC (Blyth 2007/08)

Standards laced, bright gold deepening to rich old gold at midrib, falls mahogany red-brown with bright gold laced edge, ruffled. Beards mustard yellow. Pronounced sweet fragrance.

Sales price: 7 €


Standards deep tangerine, falls tannish orange ground with stippled red wine overlay, ruffled, flared. Beards light orange. Unique color combination, fine sort.

Sales price: 6 €
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