Trees, Shrubs & Perennials for Michigan

State Tree:

  • Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus)

State Flower:

  • Apple Blossom (Pyrus coronaria)

USDA Growing Zones in Michigan:

  • 4, 5, 6, & 7

Choosing Trees & Shrubs for Your Michigan Landscape

Planting a Michigan flower garden or tree border shouldn’t be rocket science. We’re here to help you learn about the best plants to grow in the state of Michigan. Nature Hills Nursery has a team of in-house horticulturists who assist green thumbs with unique climate and growing conditions. Order today and adorn your garden with the best Michigan trees, shrubs and perennials for the state Wolverine State.


We can supply Michigan natives with all sorts of flora, including Flowering Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Fast-Growing Trees and Roses. These are rated to prosper in the USDA Plant Hardiness Zones found in the Mitten State, from the warmer Zone 6 temperatures along the southern Lake Huron banks to the frigid Zone 4 winters in the Upper Peninsula. Each variety has Plant Highlight Facts listed detailing the right soil, sun and moisture conditions for growth. This will assist you with sowing them in the perfect part of your yard. For some instant inspiration, check out bestselling Michigan trees, shrubs and perennials already loved by fellow residents.


The guidance from Nature Hills Nursery doesn’t stop with your plant order. We have a full Plant Care Library and Garden Blog that has everything you need to know about maintaining a beautiful landscape. Use the Shop by Department tool to find essential gardening supplies plus outdoor décor, bird baths, patio furniture and other ways to complete a backyard setup. If you have specific questions about plants and their care, send an email or use Instant Chat to speak with an expert who can grow your knowledge base.