Learn which plants thrive in your Hardiness Zone with our new interactive map!

What Is the Best Time to Plant Flowers in Michigan?

By Vickie Ferguson ; Updated September 21, 2017

Begin planting seeds, seedlings, annual and perennial flowers in March or April after freezing conditions are no longer a factor. Spring flowers need warm soil and temperate heat from the sun to promote growth and prepare for the summer season. Planting bulbs for spring blooms takes place September through November.


About the Author


Ferguson began freelancing in 1998 and hasn't put the pen down since. Her editorial stints have included working as a reviewer, managing editor and senior managing editor. She writes for several websites and covers a range of topics, including travel guides, gardening, home decor, crafts, pets and wildlife. Ferguson specializes in flower craft articles and has worked in the flower craft business for some time.