When can I plant Morning Glory 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 zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

It's a good idea to estimate when to plant morning glory by looking at the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Morning Glory

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

Morning Glory are not cold tolerant which tells us that you really should wait until it warms up after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

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

Last Frost Date

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

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 there is a last frost after April 15 so just be sure to be ready to protect your morning glory if we have 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.