Trees, Shrubs & Perennials for Tennessee

State Tree:

  • Tulip Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)

State Flower:

  • Iris (Iris germanica)

USDA Growing Zones in Tennessee:

  • 6, 7 & 8

Choosing Trees & Shrubs for Your Tennessee Landscape

Visit Nature Hills Nursery to get everything you need for a successful Tennessee garden or yard. Despite the state’s relatively small land area, Tennessee has a remarkably diverse plant-growing climate. We supply the best Tennessee plants and supplies to those who call the Volunteer State home. These seedlings were chosen by staff horticulturists using their vast knowledge of flora and geography.


From the warm outskirts of Memphis to the chilly base of the Great Smoky Mountains, we carry the ideal Tennessee planting solutions. There are many categories of plants, including Evergreen Trees, Roses, Fruit Trees and Privacy Shrubs. Use the USDA Growing Zone ratings and plant facts to determine if a variety will thrive as part of your landscape. We’ve also listed the bestselling Tennessee shrubs, trees and perennials as a guide for beginners or those who are stuck in the planning stages. Visit our Garden Blog for both general and plant-specific care tips for gardeners of all experience levels.


Nature Hills Nursery guarantees all our ground-ready plants and saplings. If anything gets damaged on its way to your front door or perishes in the first year, we’ll replace it in full. This pledge is part of why customers throughout the Southeast trust us for their planting needs. Click the Shop by Department feature in the top left to find other essential garden and landscape supplies at competitive prices.