When can I plant Fanflower in Hillview, KY

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

One way of getting a good idea when it's the best time to plant fanflower is to check out the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Fanflower

Frost tolerance for fanflower: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

You should not plant fanflower until after the last frost has passed because they do not do well in cold weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant fanflower 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 fanflower and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your fanflower may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your fanflower indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Hillview. It might get as low as -5°F during the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Hillview is just an average our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Hillview we get a frost after April 15 be ready to cover your fanflower 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.