Trees, Shrubs & Perennials for Missouri

State Tree:

  • Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida)

State Flower:

  • Dotted Hawthorn (Crataegus punctata)

USDA Growing Zones in Missouri:

  • 5, 6, 7, & 8

Choosing Trees & Shrubs for Your Missouri Landscape

Browse and shop trees, shrubs and perennials for Missouri homes in one place at Nature Hills Nursery. We have the largest online selection of ready-to-plant flora chosen by professional horticulturists. Find lovely ornamental plant favorites that flourish in the state of Missouri from St. Louis to Kansas City. They're backed by our partnership with Plant Sentry™, which enables us to only ship plants that are in regulatory compliance with state and local requirements.


On the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map, the Show Me State is part of the bridge between the chilly Zone 5 region and the milder Zones 6 and 7. When you add in the changing topography, it means a wide range of plants can blossom in Missouri, with some depending on the region. Choose a category below, such as Fruit Trees or Blue Flowering Shrubs, to view the seedlings that are included for these conditions. The Plant Highlight Facts section provides further information such as sun and moisture tolerance. Alternatively, you can view the bestselling Missouri shrubs and trees and use those as a starting point.


Nature Hills Nursery also sells the right garden tools, soil, pest controllers and other supplies to get started. Are you new to landscaping? The Plant Care Library has videos and step-by-step printable guides for how to plant, water and mulch once your product arrives. If a plant arrives damaged, let us know within 48 hours and we’ll replace it for free. We’re always happy to assist with your unique planting needs and questions.