When can I plant Gypsophila 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 checking out the USDA zone info for Hillview it's possible to figure out when it's a good idea to plant gypsophila.


Planting Calendar for Gypsophila

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

Since gypsophila are moderately cold tolerant you can plant them just a bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant gypsophila 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 gypsophila and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your gypsophila may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your gypsophila indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Hillview may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Hillview there is a last frost after April 15 be ready to protect your gypsophila if we have 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.