When can I plant Iberis in Hillview, KY

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine 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.

You should be able to figure out when it's a good idea to plant iberis by checking out the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Iberis

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

Iberis are moderately cold tolerant which means that you can get them planted earlier than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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A good time to plant iberis
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant iberis
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The earliest that you can plant iberis 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 iberis and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your iberis may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your iberis 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. We can expect an average low temperature of -5°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Hillview is not always accurate our actual date of last frost is different every year. Half of the time in Hillview it frosts late in the year after April 15 so always be ready to cover your iberis 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.