When can I plant Hamelia in Hillview, KY

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The earliest that you can plant hamelia in Hillview should be figured out by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Hamelia

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

Since hamelia require warm weather you must wait until after the last frost before you can plant them.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Legend 
A good time to plant hamelia
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant hamelia
Probably not a good time to plant hamelia

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

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost has passed is on April 15 in Hillview. We can expect an average low temperature of -5°F in the coldest months of winter.

It's important to remember that our actual date of last frost may not be accurate from year to year because it is based on the USDA zone info for Hillview and it can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview last frost occurs after April 15 so always be ready to cover your hamelia in the event of a surprise 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.