Tag Archives: German Bearded Iris

Preparing Orris Root for Perfumes

Orris root used in many perfumes is the dried rhizome of German Bearded Iris (Iris germanica). This is a photo of mine blooming in the spring. I promised my neighbor about 30 rhizomes so today I dug them for her … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers: German Bearded Iris (Iris germanica)

My free German Bearded Irises are starting to bloom. About a dozen opened since yesterday. Some, like this one, have 3 blooms together.  I did get these free from one of my customers about a year and a half ago. … Continue reading

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