A plant's performance is governed by the total climate: length of growing season, timing and amount of rainfall, winter lows, summer highs, wind, and humidity. Of further interest in this heat-starved climate are the highs of summer, normally in the 60 to 75°F (16 to 24°C) range. q�܉�P2A1��ӆ!�� �I.f���%�a�v���)4 C�.k�i��T��V Plant Search; Inspirations. In colder zones, they are grown as annuals or as houseplants. (See the Sunset Climate Zones website for climate maps and more details. Use this Planting Guide if your garden is in the coastal region of Contra Costa County (Sunset Zone 17). Zone 3b is much like Zone 3a, but with slightly milder winter averages of 19 to 29°F (–7 to –2°C) and extremes that usually bottom out between –2 and –15°F (–19 to –26°C). Grow Beautifully. Moderate growth 6 to 8 feet tall, 4 to 6 feet wide. Your climate may be too cold for this plant. Many factors influence which plants will thrive in a given location. endobj Many plants that are recommended for Zone 15 are not suggested for Zone 14 mainly because they must have a moister atmosphere, cooler summers, milder winters, or all three conditions present at the same time. stream Blooms late spring. The average highest temperature in Zone 17 is 97°F (36°C). Review. � tC7�D�k"*��h��f"��R�p��hY��f�/̭�S�hp�3r��x�H����yZW� o�%qM? Richmond, El Cerrito, Crockett). The USDA zone map divides the country into 26 or so different zones, while the Sunset system has over 40. Planting a garden is an investment of both time and money. Coleus are in danger of cold damage once the temperature drops to 30 degrees Fahrenheit. Size and Shape . The growing season is 50 to 100 days. The growing season is 100 to 150 days. This set is for Sunset Zone 24, which is mostly coastal southern California (find your Climate Zone Here). I live in NC and will be installing a community garden next month near Downtown SF. Mar 27, 2016 - Explore Jeannie Nickerson's board "Zone 9 & sunset zone 20 plants" on Pinterest. I know this list is accurate for Sunset Zone 14, specifically, and I think it is good for all of USDA Zone 9. <>/Metadata 1273 0 R/ViewerPreferences 1274 0 R>> The cultivated carrot is a hardy, herbaceous, biennial of European and Asian origin. Patrick Breen, Many plants that are recommended for Zone 15 are not suggested for Zone 14 mainly because they must have a moister atmosphere, cooler summers, milder winters, or all three conditions present at the same time. See more ideas about Plants, Zone 9, Planting flowers. Warmer summers and cooler winters distinguish Zone 6 from coastal Zone 5. On most days and in most places, the fog tends to come in high and fast, creating a cooling and humidifying blanket between the sun and the earth, reducing the intensity of the light and sunshine. endobj The narrow strip along the ocean is Zone 24 and the next zone inward is Zone 23 which is where you reside. What Grows in My Zone? It gets considerable influence from the Pacific Ocean, but also from the continental air mass, higher elevation, or both. In order that the plants can grow well, we need to pay attention to the characters of land we are going to place the plants in. Arbor Day Foundation 2015 Hardiness Zone Map . This means that they are hardy only in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 10 through 13, though they may survive in sheltered locations protected from frost in USDA zone 9b. The higher the zone number, the warmer the minimum temperatures are for the survival and growth of plants. Coleus can survive in sun or shade, but dif… The climate in this zone features mild, wet, almost frostless winters and cool summers with frequent fog or wind. You can get these sent directly to your "My Plant Care" page each month. Anything below 25 degrees will kill the plant. Zone 3b offers one of the longest growing seasons of the intermountain climates. In Connecticut, I am in USDA Hardiness Zone 6.My Sunset Zone is 34. Nickname. In the Sunset Western Garden Book (2015), Sunset Pub. The Sunset zone system takes the USDA calculations and also accounts for total rainfall and a number of other factors. In addition, it is probably pretty accurate for USDA Zones 8-11, maybe even 7. One of the West’s most narrow, linear climates, Zone 4 runs from high in the coastal mountains of Northern California to southeastern Alaska, losing elevation as it moves north. I want to install a row of crape myrtles but according to my research in Sunset's Western Garden Book, all varieties listed do not include zone 17. Summary. 1 0 obj Family. Average winter lows in Zone 4 range from 34°F (1°C) down to 28°F (–2°C),with extreme lows averaging 8 to 0°F (–13 to –18°C). Inside Monrovia . ڶۜe��g����f�t�NÊ2m ��%ܚ���c�-[�1ˆ��Z9<4�f�1�~~�����. Feb 4, 2013 - Explore Debra Ellis's board "Garden Zone 13 (Sunset Guide) or Zone 9 (USDA Zones", followed by 104 people on Pinterest. These Climate Zones do NOT correspond to the USDA Hardiness Zones. 2 0 obj Tucked between the Coast Range and the Cascades, Zone 6 includes the Willamette Valley in Oregon, the Columbia River Valley between Vancouver and Longview, and the Cowlitz drainage from Longview to Toledo. 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USDA Hardiness Zones . VIEW ALL NEWSLETTERS. Sunset ZONE 4: Cold-winter areas of the north coast and mild-winter areas of Alaska and British Columbia. Summer temperatures in Zone 6 average 10 to 15°F (5 to 8°C) higher than those along the coast, while winters are cold enough to trigger good fruit set. In the contiguous states, Zone 4 has more cold than neighboring Zone 5, more snow, and a shorter growing season. ), Sunset ZONE 1A: Coldest mountain and intermountain areas of the contiguous states. 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