When can I plant Achillea in Hillview, KY

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

One way of figuring out when it's a good idea to plant achillea is to look at the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Achillea

Frost tolerance for achillea: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

You can plant achillea much earlier in the year because they are very cold tolerant.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Legend 
A good time to plant achillea
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant achillea
Probably not a good time to plant achillea

The earliest that you can plant achillea in Hillview is February. However, you really should wait until March if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant achillea and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your achillea may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your achillea indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Hillview. It might get as low as -5°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Hillview is an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview it frosts late in the year after April 15 be ready to protect your achillea in the event of a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Hillview

Here is the info for USDA Zone 6b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low-5°F
Highest Expected Low0°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -5°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 0°F.

Plants to Grow in Hillview

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Hillview.