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Zone 5 US Plant Hardiness

Plants for sale that are hardy in your USDA Zone 5. Choose from shrubs, trees, groundcovers, perennials and more.

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USDA Zone 5 quick facts:

  • Zone 5 has a minimum average temperature of -20° to -10°F
  • Zone 5a has a minimum average temperature of -20° to -15°F
  • Zone 5b has a minimum average temperature of -15° to -10°F

Traditional Frost Dates for USDA Zone 5

The last frost date generally occurs in late April. Like nature, this is variable and has occurred as late as the first week of May. The first frost date generally occurs in early October but can occur later in the month.

Cities that are in USDA Zone 5

  • Concord, NH
  • Albany, NY
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Green Bay, WI
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Omaha, NE
  • Denver, CO

What Plants do Best in USDA Zone 5?

USDA Zone 5 leans more toward hardier plants that can survive the longer winters and lower temps. We carry a limited selection of items that work well for this zone, but many of the varieties we carry work well as container plants that can be brought in during cold periods.

Trees for USDA Zone 5

Shrubs for USDA Zone 5

Perennials and Grasses that do well in Zone 5

Endless Summer Hydrangeas, Knock Out Roses and Drift Roses all do well in USDA Zone 5! Don't know your zone? Click here to find your USDA Zone

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