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USDA Hardiness Zone 8b

USDA Zone 8b is a zone in the USDA hardiness zones system - this zone system can be very helpful to gardeners as it can be useful in determining if your plants are well suited to your garden's local climate. There are currently 1774 gardens being tracked on Folia that are in USDA Zone 8b.

Sweet pepper, Tomato, Bean, Basil, Chili pepper, Cucumber, Rose, Carrot, Lettuce, and Radish are examples of plants that often grow very well in this USDA Zone.

Areas recently identified in Folia as being in this zone include Victoria (Canada), Baton Rouge (United States), Austin, Texas (United States), Orland (United States), Sooke, BC (Canada), Austin, TX (United States), Denham Springs (United States), Vancouver, BC (Canada), Bainbridge Island, WA (United States), Bergen (Norway), Seattle (United States), Austin Area (United States), Lincolnshire (United Kingdom), Navarre, Florida (United States), Quakers Yard (United Kingdom), Tonypandy, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales (United Kingdom), Lincolnshire (United Kingdom), Coastal Alabama (United States), Southern California (United States), San Jose, CA (United States), Hinesville (United States), austin (United States), Austin (United States), Austin, TX (United States), Austin, TX (United States), Portland, OR (United States), Pensacola, FL (United States), Anacortes (United States), (United States), and Victoria (Canada).

If you are in 8b, lowest temperatures in your garden should be around -9°C [16°F] to -6°C [21°F].

The corresponding Sunset zone for 8b is approx. 4-5, 7-9.

Australians should follow a rough guidance of USDA Zone 8b = Australian Zone 2.

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New gardens in zone 8b View all

  • FaithAbounds's SE Corner Quarter Pie Flower garden

    SE Corner Quarter Pie Flower garden

    Zone 8b I dug a new bed in the SE Corner of the garden of gardens area. It’s the shape of a quarter piece of pie. I’ve planted a canterbury bel...

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  • richard_ennis's Front of the house garden

    Front of the house garden

    Zone 8b

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  • richard_ennis's Lamp post garden

    Lamp post garden

    Zone 8b

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  • jepartridge13's 2014 Fruit & Veggie garden

    2014 Fruit & Veggie garden

    Zone 8b We have a nice South facing balcony. We built four 2′×3′ wooden containers (raised to get as much sun as possible). We also have...

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  • FaithAbounds's Larry's Lily  garden

    Larry's Lily garden

    Zone 8b This garden contains Larry’s prize possession, his Hurricane lilies. He loves to photograph interesting flowers and he’d photographed t...

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