When can I plant Veronica in Hillview, KY

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us determine 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 using the USDA zone info for Hillview you will be able to determine when it's the best time to plant veronica.


Planting Calendar for Veronica

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

Veronica are moderately cold tolerant which tells us that you can plant them a little bit earlier than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant veronica 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 veronica and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your veronica may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your veronica indoors is a great way to get them started a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Hillview the average date of last frost happens on April 15. It might get as low as -5°F during the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Hillview is an average our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview we get surprised by a frost after April 15 so be sure to be ready to cover your veronica in the event of 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.