When can I plant Blue Lace Flowers in Hillview, KY

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Hillview you can estimate when you can plant blue lace flowers by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Blue Lace Flowers

Frost tolerance for blue lace flowers: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Blue Lace Flowers are barely cold tolerant which tells us that you can start planting them slightly earlier than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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A good time to plant blue lace flowers
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant blue lace flowers
Probably not a good time to plant blue lace flowers

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

The last month that you can plant blue lace flowers and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your blue lace flowers may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your blue lace flowers indoors.

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 may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview last frost occurs after April 15 so make sure that you are prepared to protect your blue lace flowers 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.