By Mary Ellen Ellis Flowering trees and zone 8 go together like peanut butter and jelly. This warm, mild climate is perfect for so many trees that flower in zone 8. Use these trees to add spring blooms to your yard, for their gorgeous scents, and to attract pollinators like bees and hummingbirds. Growing Flowering Trees in Zone 8 Zone 8 is a pretty great climate for gardening. You get a nice, long growing season with plenty of warmth and mild winters that don’t get too cold. If you’re in zone 8, you have a lot of options for growing flowering trees, and doing so is easy. Be sure that you do your research on what the zone 8 flowering tree varieties that you choose need to thrive: the right amount of sun or shade, the best kind of soil, sheltered or open space, and the level of drought tolerance.