When can I plant Brunfelsia 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 zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

By using the USDA zone info for Hillview it's a good idea to figure out when it's possible to plant brunfelsia.


Planting Calendar for Brunfelsia

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

Brunfelsia require warm weather which tells us that it is necessary to wait until it warms up after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant brunfelsia 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 brunfelsia and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your brunfelsia may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your brunfelsia 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. We should expect an average low temperature of -5°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Hillview is just an average our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview there is a last frost after April 15 be ready to protect your brunfelsia in the event of 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.