When can I plant Bellis in Hillview, KY

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule is the 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.

By referring to the USDA zone info for Hillview you will be able to determine when to plant bellis.


Planting Calendar for Bellis

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

You can plant bellis a little bit earlier in the year because they are one of those plants that can tolerate a little bit of cold weather.

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

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

Last Frost Date

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

Keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Hillview and it is different every year. Since half of the time in Hillview there is a last frost after April 15 be ready to protect your bellis in the event of 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.

Plants to Grow in Hillview

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