Ross Road Iris Gardens grew from planting one long weedy hillside. We learned we have the absolute BEST conditions for growing huge iris rhizomes. Now we have over 800 varieties of registered iris. Ross Road Iris Gardens A Named Iris - Ross Road Iris

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Aardvark lark - TB Iris - Black 2002 Aardvark Lark - TB Iris - Black 2002
SOLD OUT
AARDVARK LARK

Black 2002
HM 04, AM 08
TB - Plicata - Early-Midseason, 35" 
Standards peachy apricot, falls-apricot ground with grape juice purple apricot rim, beard orange
Artist's Whim X Wild Oats
Abba Alias Abba - SDB Iris - Ensminger 1994 Abba Alias Abba - SDB Iris - Ensminger 1994
SOLD OUT
ABBA ALIAS ABBA
Ensminger 1994
HM 97
SDB -Mid- Lateseason - 13"
Standards hyancinth blue; falls mimose yellow, beards blue.
Involved Parentage
Absolute Treasure TB Iris - Tasco 2006 Absolute Treasure - TB Iris - Tasco 2006 SOLD OUT
ABSOLUTE TREASURE
 
Tasco 2006
HM 08, AM 10
TB - Midseason, 42"
Sky blue self, style arms slightly lighter toward back; falls slightly lighter centers; beards white, tipped golden yellow in middle and throat, frosty white at end; heavily ruffled; slight sweet fragrance
Sudden Impact X Color Me Blue 
Acoma -  TB Reblooming Iris - Magee 1990 Acoma -  TB Reblooming Iris - Magee 1990 SOLD OUT ACOMA
 
Magee 1990
HM 92, AM 94
Wister Medal 1997
TB - Reblooms - Early Season, 30"
Standards pale blue; falls ivory with violet plicata pattern on edge; beards henna
((Cook 2754 x Claudia Rene) x Orchid Brocade) x (After All x Moon River)) X Capricious
Adobe Rose - TB Iris - Ernst 1988 Adobe Rose TB Iris - Ernst 1988 SOLD OUT ADOBE ROSE
 
Ernst 1988
TB - Midseason, 35"
Standards peach cream; falls rosy red mauve,violet below bright orange beards
Gypsy Caravan X ((Bayberry Candle x Hi Top) x Carolina Honey) 
African Nights - TB Iris - Selman 1985 (in sunlight) African Nights - TB Iris - Selman 1985 SOLD OUT AFRICAN NIGHTS
 
Selman 1985
TB - Midseason, 34"
Standards aconite violet; falls dark aconite violet; beards dark violet; ruffled
Martial Music X E-17: (Tuxedo x Swahili)
Afternoon In Rio - TB Iris - Schreiner Afternoon in Rio -  TB Iris -  Schreiner 2005 SOLD OUT AFTERNOON IN RIO
 
Schreiner 2005
HM 07, AM 09
TB - Mid through Lateseason,  36"
 Standards violet purple; falls dark violet-purple, bronze rim, white blaze below beard; beards old gold
Involved Parentage
Again and Again - TB Reblooming Iris i- Ernst 1999 Again and Again - TB Reblooming Iris i- Ernst 1999 SOLD OUT AGAIN AND AGAIN
 
Ernst 1999
HM 01
TB - Reblooms - Midseason, 36"
Medium yellow; white beards
Renown X Anxious 
Alabaster Unicorn - TB Iris - Sutton 1996 Alabaster Unicorn - TB Space Age Iris- Sutton 1996 SOLD OUT ALABASTER UNICORN
 
Sutton 1996
HM 99, AM 01 02
TB - Space Age - Mid through Lateseason, 36-38"
Ruffled white self; beards yellow; white horns
(Dauber's Delight x Sky Hooks) X Honky Tonk Blues
Alcazar - TB Historic Bi-Color Iris - Vilmorin 1910 Alcazar - TB Historic Bi-Color Iris - Vilmorin 1910 Not Available 2016 ALCAZAR
 
Vilmorin 1910
TB - Bi-Color - Historic - Late Season, Exceptionally Tall
  Standards light mauve or hortense violet, shaded deeper in recesses of creped portions; falls velvety pansy violet, bronzed and veined on wide outer haft and becoming olive-yellow along the dense, showy beard; fragrant
None given by American Iris Society 
Alene's Other Love - SDB -  Reblooms -  Dean 1994 Alene's Other Love -Reblooming SDB Iris -  Dean 1994 SOLD OUT ALENE'S OTHER LOVE
 
Dean 1994
HM 96, AM 97
SDB - Reblooms - Midseason, 10-12"
Standards, top and edge pink to lavender center, purple base; falls greyed orange, white under lavender beards; fragrant
Triplicate X Third Charm
Alexander's Ragtime Band - TB Iris - Gaultner 1994 Alexander's Ragtime Band - TB Iris - Gaultner 1994 SOLD OUT ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND
 
Gaultner 1994
HM 06
TB - Midseason- 37"
Standards purple,veined; falls darker purple; beards muted white; heavily ruffled
Titan's Glory X His Lordship 
  Alien Mist - TB Space-Age Iris - Bartlett 1998 SOLD OUT ALIEN MIST
 
Bartlett 1998
HM 01
TB - Space Age -  Midseason, 37"
Pale blue self; beards bright blue violet, horned; sweet fragrance; dark purple
  horn
Howdy Do X Inca Queen
  Alizes - TB Iris - Cayeaux 1987  SOLD OUT ALIZES
 
Cayeaux 1987
TB - Early MidSeason, 33"
Standards pure white; falls medium blue with white center; beards yellow
((Palomino x Emma Cook) x Tahiti Sunrise) x Pink Taffeta) X Condottiere
All About Spring - TB Iris - Kerr 2006 All About Spring TB Iris - Kerr 2006  
SOLD OUT
ALL ABOUT SPRING
 
Kerr 2006
HM 09
TB - Mid through Lateseason,   36"
Standards lilac, yellow edge more gold at haft; style arms lilac, yellow edge; falls lilac, yellow edge, wide gold hafts; beards golden orange; slight sweet fragrance
Temperence X 94-005A: (89-019B: (Latin Rock x Role Model) x Eurythmic)
All Aflutter - TB Space Age Iris - Byers 1994 All Aflutter - TB Iris - Byers 1994 SOLD OUT ALL AFLUTTER
 
Byers 1994
TB - Space Age - Midseason - 36"
White; beards red-orange with long blue flounce turning up at end; fragrant
Conjuration X Mesmerizer
  All Night Long - TB Iris - Selman 2005 SOLD OUT ALL NIGHT LONG
 
Selman 2005
HM 07, AM 09

TB  - Lateseason - 31"
Dark purple-black self, slight lacy fringe on style crests; beards dark purple at end, violet in middle; heavily ruffled; slight sweet fragrance
Hollywood Nights X Black Tie Affair
  Alpenview - TB Iris - Keppel 2003 Not Available 2016 ALPENVIEW
 
Keppel 2003
HM 05, AM 07
TB - Early to Midseason, 40"
Standards columbine blue,outer 1/2 pale; style arms blue/white; falls white slight green-yellow shoulder; beards white, yellow at throat
Crowned Heads X Fogbound
Alpha Gnu - Spec X - Broken Color - Kasperek 1999 Alpha Gnu - Spec X - Broken Color - Kasperek 1999  SOLD OUT ALPHA GNU
 
Kasperek 1999
HM 02, HM 03, AM 05
Randolph-Perry Medal 2008
SPEC-X - Broken Color - Very Early Season, 22"
Red violet streaked silver white; styles violet lavender; beards yellow; fragrant
Batik X Ostry White
Alpine Journey - TB Iris - Blyth 1984 Alpine Journey - TB Iris - Blyth 1984 SOLD OUT ALPINE JOURNEY
 
Blyth 1984
TB - Early-Early Midseason - 38"
Standards snow white; falls golden yellow; beards golden yellow
Tranquil Star X (Love Chant x Festive Skirt)
Ambrosia Delight - TB Iris - Niswonger 1994 Ambrosia Delight - TB Iris - Niswonger 1994 SOLD OUT AMBROSIA DELIGHT
 
Niswonger 1994
TB - Midseason - 36"
Standards white; falls lightly ruffled orange; beards orange
Involved Parentage
Amelia's Orchig -  TB Space Age Iris - Mueller 1993 Amerlia's Orchid TB SA SOLD OUT AMELIA'S ORCHID
 
Mueller 1993
TB - Space Age - Midseason, 30"
Standards white, pink edge; falls pink, lighter around wavy edge; beardsand spoons pink; fragrant
Latin Lover X Spoon Time 
American Master - TB Iris- Kerr 2005 American Master - TB Iris- Kerr 2005 SOLD OUT AMERICAN MASTER
 
Kerr 2005
HM 08
TB - Midseason, 30"
Standards ivory yellow; style arms ivory brushed yellow; falls white, narrow blue edge, golden yellow hafts; beards gold, yellow at end; slight sweet fragrance
Bold Vision X Queen's Circle
  Amethyst Midnight - TB Iris - Headrick 2009 SOLD OUT AMETHYST MIDNIGHT
 

Headrick 2009
TB - Mid Lateseason, 32"
Standards deep blue-violet, wavy ruffles; style arms blue violet; falls deep amethyst-purple, lighter at hafts and edges, deeper purple striping at hafts; beards golden in throat, yellow in middle, blue white at end; slight sweet fragrance
Victoria Falls X Romantic Evening
Amiable - TB Iris - Ghio 2002 Amiable - TB Iris - Bi-Color- Ghio 2002  SOLD OUT AMIABLE
 
Ghio 2002
HM 04, AM 06
TB - Bi-Color - Mid through Lateseason,  36"
Standards medium pink; arms pink; falls lavender pink; beards tangerine-white
Pond Lily X Mild Manner
Amity Reserve - TB Iris - Schreiner 2005 Amity Reserve - Tall Bearded Iris - Schreiner 2005  
SOLD OUT
AMITY RESERVE
 
Schreiner 2005
TB - Midseason, 34"
Standards lavender orchid; falls lavender orchid, apricot shoulders, 1/4" tan band on edges of standards and falls; beards tangerine
Star Fleet X BB 11-A: (Ride the Wind x Pledge Allegiance)
Amplified - TB Iris - Ghio 2000 Amplified - TB Iris - Ghio 2000 SOLD OUT AMPLIFIED
 
Ghio 2000
HM 02
TB - Late-Very Late Season, 36"
Standards yellow orange, red infusion; falls bright yellow orange; beards red, white base
((Quito x (Mogul sib, x Bogota sib)) x Forbidden Fruit) X Cordoba sib
  Anaconda Love - BB Broken Color - Kasperek 1999 Not Available 2016 ANACONDA LOVE
 
Kasperek 1999
HM 01, AM 03
Knowlton Medal 2006
BB -Broken Color - Mid through Lateseason, 24"
Standards pink, splashed beetroot purple, laced; falls beetroot purple, streaked silver-pink; beards orange; fragrant
Involved Parentage
Angel Heart - IB Iris- Reblooms - Aitken 1996 Angel Heart - IB Iris- Reblooms - Aitken 1996 SOLD OUT ANGEL HEART
 
Aitken 1996
IB - Reblooms - Mid-Season, 25"
Standards white; falls white; hafts yellow; beards orange
Coral Charmer X Be Happy  
Angel's Awe - TB Iris - Van Liere 2007 Angel's Awe TB Iris - Van Liere 2007  
SOLD OUT
ANGEL'S AWE
 
Van Liere 2007
TB - Midseason, 37"
Standards white with hint of blue infusion, narrow yellow band at edge; style crest white tipped with yellow band; falls white with yellow band ending at hafts; beards reddish- orange
Acoma X Bogata, Sibling to Casting Crowns 
Angel Symphony -  TB Iris - Meek 1979 Angel Symphony - TB Iris - Meek 1979 SOLD OUT ANGEL SYMPHONY
 
Meek 1979
TB - Early-Midseason, 34"
White self, heavy texture veining with hint of green; orange beard tipped white
Winter Olympics X Murmuring Morn
Announcement - TB Bi-Color Iris - Black 2002 Announcement - TB Bi-Color Iris - Black 2002 SOLD OUT ANNOUNCEMENT
 
Black 2002
HM 04, AM 06
TB - Bi-Color - Midseason, 34"
Standards cameo pink, falls pastel blue violet w/violet white halos; beards tangerine with large blue violet flounces
To the Point X Lookout Point
Anvil of Darkness - TB Iris - Innerest 1998 Anvil of Darkness - TB Iris - Innerest 1998 SOLD OUT ANVIL OF DARKNESS
 
Innerest 1998
HM 00, AM 02
TB - Midseason - 29"
Black self; beards black; fragrant
(By Night x Swazi Princess) X Before the Storm
Aplomb - TB iris - Ghio 1992 Aplomb - TB Iris - Ghio 1992 SOLD OUT APLOMB
 
Ghio 1992
HM 94, AM 98
TB -  Mid through Lateseason, 40"
Standards mulberry plum; falls deep mulberry plum, deeper shoulders; beards brick
((Act of Love x Lady Friend) x Caption) X Stratage
  Apollo One - Tb Iris - Sutton 1997 Not Available 2016 APOLLO ONE
 
Sutton 1997
HM 00
TB -  Space Age - Plicata - Reblooms - Early-Midseason, 34"
Standards white,edged spiraea red; falls white,striped and edged spiraea red; beards bronze- gold-burgundy
Point in Time X Sky Hooks
April Jewel - TB Space Age Iris - Lauer 2000 April Jewel - TB Space Age Iris - Lauer 2000  SOLD OUT APRIL JEWEL
 
Lauer 2000
HM 02
TB - Space Age - Midseason, 34"
Standards pink, edged orange buff; falls orange buff with pink cast; beards red tangerine; small horn; fragrant
(Orange Treat x (Chickasaw Sue x Role Model)) X Pagan Pink  
Arctic Burst TB Iris - Plicata - Duncan 2008 Arctic Burst TB Iris - Duncan 2000 SOLD OUT ARCTIC BURST
 
Duncan 2008
HM 10
TB - Plicata -Midseason, 33"
Standards cold white; style arms same, light lemon-yellow edge to crest; falls cold white, canary yellow shoulders, lower 2/3 speckled and sometimes lined bishops violet; beards tangerine orange; lightly ruffled; slight fragrance
Goldkist X Puccini
 Arctic Fox - TB Iris - Wod 1998 Arctic Fox - TB Iris - Wod 1998 SOLD OUT ARCTIC FOX
 
Wood 1998
HM 00, AM 02
TB - Mid through Lateseason, 32"
White self; beards very dark burnt red
Skyblaze X Silver Fox 
Arms Wide Open - TB Space Age Iris - Lauer 2001 Arms Wide Open - TB Space Age Iris - Lauer 2001 SOLD OUT ARMS WIDE OPEN
 
Lauer 2001
HM 04
TB - Space Age, Midseason, 35"
Cornflower blue, lighter near beards; beards blue at end, white to yellow in throat; 3/4" blue horn
Special Feature X (Busy Being Blue x Scented Bubbles)
  Art Project TB SOLD OUT ART PROJECT
 
Zurbrigg 1990
TB - Midseason, 36"
Standards swirled red violet base, blends gold; falls gold, lavender veining; beards gold; fragrant
(O My Goodness x Ah Sweet Mystery) X Pantomime
Art Show - TB Iris - Keppel 1989 Art Show - TB Iris - Keppel 1989 SOLD OUT ART SHOW

Keppel 1989
TB - Midseason - 34"
Standards maize blended peach; falls soft reddish-cordovan with maize edge striped at shoulder; fragrant
Rustler X Rustic Dance
Artistic Touch - TB Space Age Iris - Jedlicka 2008 Artistic Touch - TB Space Age Iris - Jedlicka 2008 SOLD OUT ARTISTIC TOUCH
 
Jedlicka 2008
TB - Space Age - Midseason, 29"
Standards light peach, veined darker with peach-yellow edges; style arms yellow; falls white centers striped violet veins, yellow edges, hafts; beards tangerine; short fuzzy yellow horns
Peach Royale X Jeda 2-5B4 (Thornbird x Meininger sdlg “White Extra”)
Aspen - TB Iris - Byers 1991 Aspen TB Iris - Reblooms - Byers 1991 Not Available 2016 ASPEN
 
Byers 1991
TB - Reblooms - Early-Early through Midseason, 36"
Ruffled white; blue beard, yellow in throat
Rio Vista X B-8-2: (Cease-Fire x Sky Hooks)
At First Blush - TB Iris - Kerr 2006 At First Blush - TB Iris - Kerr 2006 SOLD OUT AT FIRST BLUSH
 
Kerr 2006
HM 08
TB - Midseason, 36"
Standards light pink, darker at center; style arms pink; fallStandards  light pink, darker pink hafts; beards tangerine, white at end; slight sweet fragrance
Society Page X Tender Mercy
Augustine - TB Iris - Schick 2005 Augustine - TB iris - Schick 2005 SOLD OUT AUGUSTINE
 
Schick 2005
HM 07, AM 09
TB - Midseason, 36"
Standards pink-orange, style arms orange; falls orange, rose-orange shoulders; beards orange; laced; slight musky fragrance
Debbie Reynolds X (McKay x Role Model)
Aura Light - Tall Bearded Iris - Blyth 1996 Aura Light - Tall Bearded Iris - Blyth 1996 SOLD OUT AURA LIGHT
 
Blyth 1996
HM 98, AM 00
TB - Early through Midseason, 34"
Standards pure white; falls brilliant gold; beards mustard; ruffled
Imprimis sibling X Chocolate Vanilla
Austrian Garnet - TB Iris - Maryott 1991 Austrian Garnet -  TB iris - Maryott 1991 SOLD OUT AUSTRIAN GARNET
 
Maryott 1991
HM 03
TB - Midseason, 39"
Standards reddish black with metallic sheen; falls same with lighter center; beards-self tipped brown
Involved Parentage
Autumn Circus - TB Reblooming Iris - Hager 1990 Autumn Circus - TB Reblooming Iris - Hager 1990 SOLD OUT AUTUMN CIRCUS
 
Hager 1990
HM 94
TB - Plicata - Reblooms - Early Season, 34"
Standards white, peppered blue violet to solid edge; falls white, lines from white; beards blue violet plicata edge, yellow throat
(Space Odyssey x Socialite) X Earl of Essex
Awesome Alex - Space Age Iris - Burseen 2004 Awesome Alex - TB space age iris - Burseen 2004 SOLD OUT AWESOME ALEX
 
Burseen 2004
HM 07, AM 09
TB - Space Age - Mid Late Season, 36"
Standards pearl white; falls cream,violet wash and cream edge; beards bronze orange; large fuzzy purple horn; ruffled
Involved Parentage
Awesome Blossom - TB Iris -  Black 2000 Awesome Blossom - TB Iris -  Black 2000 SOLD OUT AWESOME BLOSSOM
 
Black 2000
HM 02, AM 06
TB - Mid Late Season, 32"
Standards peach pink, butter halo, falls warm white veined butter, gold-band; beards tangerine orange; ruffled
Victorian Frills X Good Show  
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