When can I plant Daylily in Hillview, KY

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Hillview you can figure out when you can plant daylily by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Daylily

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

Since daylily are moderately cold tolerant you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant daylily 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 daylily and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your daylily may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your daylily indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit 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.

Always keep in mind 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 we get a frost after April 15 so make sure that you are ready to cover your daylily 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.