Trails End Iris Gardens, Ontario, Canada


Trails End Iris Gardens - 2019
Our Order Desk is closed for the season. See you next year.

Trails End Iris Gardens and Nursery is located in Southern Ontario, Canada zone 5b. We hope you enjoy your visit to our site. To make your browse easy, you can find Irises by name or you can search by colours or by type. Our focus is customer service and quality stock resulting in hundreds of happy customers and gardening friends.

"Just a quick note to THANK YOU SOOOOOO MUCH. My iris specimens arrived and are absolutely beautiful. So nicely packaged and marked. They will go into the ground tomorrow. Again, I cannot believe the quality of the specimens you sent me. Such a cut above the nursery stock I have been buying to kick start my garden. These will definitely make a showpiece. Thank you for everything"

  N. L., Ontario       

At Trails End Iris Gardens we offer:

       Iris Collections at 20% discount
     Quantity Discount on 2019 new introductions
     Easy payments by Interac e-transfer
     BONUS irises included with each order
     Over 450 varieties with over 50 new listings for this year
     Timely shipping across Canada
     Gift certificates for all occasions. Simply E-mail or call us
     Highest quality rhizomes grown with loving care
     Available as guest Speakers for Horticultural and other groups
     Open Gardens from mid May to late June

Due to demand and availability; particularly with the newer irises, there is always the possibility of some varieties becoming SOLD OUT. We never substitute without prior approval of our customers. However, to avoid disappointment, be sure to order soon, (NOW is not too early!!).

For those of you in Southern Ontario and the Golden Horseshoe, you will not be disappointed with an outing to Trails End Iris Gardens. On our 10 acre property, we have developed perennial beds showcasing the Irises among companion plantings of peonies, ornamental grasses, shrubs, trees and various rockery plants. There are approximately 5000 Iris plants comprised of over 600 varieties. Visitors can enjoy easy access to the gardens across lawns or enjoy the view from a shaded bench.

2019 Open Garden Hours Varieties in Bloom
Early May Bloom Period -
The "Lilliputs"
April 27th thru May 16th
By appointment:
Please call ahead: (519) 647-9746
Miniature Dwarf and Standard Dwarf Bearded
Mid May to Early June Bloom - The "Medians" May 17th thru June 3rd
9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday
Intermediates, Miniature Tall Bearded and Border Bearded plus early Tall Bearded
Early to Mid June -
The "Peak Bloom"
June 1st thru June 16th
9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday
Tall Bearded - (early and mid bloom season) plus Border Bearded and Late Intermediates
Late June Bloom Period June 16th thru June 24th
By appointment:
Please call ahead (519) 647-9746
Tall Bearded Irises -
(late and very late bloom season)

Our focus is on the newest varieties introduced by many of North America's top hybridizers. As always, we test their ability to get through our Canadian winters and progress throughout the growing season. We also carry many other varieties that have proven to grow well in our climate.

If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail us at We try to answer our e–mails daily. If you wish, you can telephone us at (519) 647-9746. If we are unavailable, please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible.

Hoping to hear from you soon,
Bob and Ann