Iris versicolor

Iris versicolor (L.), Iridaceae

Active substance extract; absolute
CAS number  90045-93-5
Plant part rhizomes / roots
China list yes
Conditions fresh / dried and crushed
Country of origin the Netherlands



Holland Biodiversity is the supplier of Iris versicolor

  • fresh flowers
  • dried flowers
  • fresh rhizomes
  • dried rhizomes


Iris versicolor is a flowering plant from the Iridaceae family and used as an active substance (the absolute of the roots) in cosmetic and fragrance products.

We have many different types of iris available, for example iris germanica, pseudacorus, ensata and pallida. Each with her unique chemical composition.


  • GACP
  • Contract Cultivation
  • Biological
  • Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) Treaty free
  • Small and large volumes
  • Green & Sustainable

Applications of the absolute or plant extract of Iris versicolor:


  • perfuming
  • fragrance
  • skin conditioning
  • tonic
  • masking

We can find and produce the Iris Versicolor with the highest yield of active compounds for you!

Holland Biodiversity: your partner in Metabolomics.

In the Netherlands we grow approximately 30,000 different varieties on a commercial scale. Many varieties of Iris are grown, each with its own unique compounds. Let us know which substances you are looking for, and we will find the right variety with the highest levels of active substances. We have our own laboratory with the latest analytical equipment to help you find the most active plant extract for your product with the use of Multivariate data analysis of NMR data, among others.

More information about our services, or get in touch via 0031 651 537699,

Additional information



Active substance

absolute, extract

CAS number


Plant part

aerial parts, rhizomes

China list


Country of origin

the Netherlands


cosmetics, fragrance