When can I plant Baby Blue Eyes in Hillview, KY

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

You can determine when to plant baby blue eyes in Hillview by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Baby Blue Eyes

Frost tolerance for baby blue eyes: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Baby Blue Eyes do well in moderate cold which means that you can get them planted earlier than other frost tender plants.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant baby blue eyes
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant baby blue eyes
Probably not a good time to plant baby blue eyes

The earliest that you can plant baby blue eyes 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 baby blue eyes and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your baby blue eyes may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your baby blue eyes indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Hillview the average date of last frost happens on April 15. 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 changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview we get surprised by a frost after April 15 be ready to cover your baby blue eyes if we have a 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.