Bellwether Perennial Nursery

We’ve been offering a selection of the best plants for northern Michigan since 1984. We welcome you to visit our Display Gardens anytime during regular business hours.
Genista Barn and Display Gardens at Bellwether


  • Large Selection of “Instant Garden” Size Perennials
  • Many Unusual Perennials
  • Our Plants are Hardy to Northern Michigan Winters
  • Many Display Gardens, where you can see the plants at mature size.

Dwarf Conifers

Unusual evergreens of many sizes, shapes and colors small enough to fit into gardens and landscapes, including Weeping, Prostrate and Sculptural forms.


  • Selected Shrubs to complement perennial gardens
  • Larger Shrubs for screening

Small Ornamental Trees

  • Flowering Trees up to 22′ tall
  • Grafted Specimen Trees

Native Plants of Northern Michigan

  • Perennials and Shrubs for sun and shade