When can I plant Ageratum in Hillview, KY

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

The best time to plant ageratum in Hillview can be figured out by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Ageratum

Frost tolerance for ageratum: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost has passed.

Since ageratum are not cold tolerant you really should wait until after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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A good time to plant ageratum
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant ageratum
Probably not a good time to plant ageratum

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

The last month that you can plant ageratum and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your ageratum may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your ageratum indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Hillview the average date of last frost happens on April 15. We should expect an average low temperature of -5°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Hillview is an average our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview we get a frost after April 15 be ready to protect your ageratum if we have one of those late frosts.

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.

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