What to plant in June in Zone 6a? Plants and vegetables to plant in Zone 6a in June!

Hey, I am here to give certain information regarding the planting in June in zone 6a as per my experience. To plant something in a particular region is tough but nothing is impossible, firstly you need to know about the in which you are living for example here I have explained in detail about the planting to be done in June in zone 6a.

Key takeaways:

  • In June in zone 6a, the temperature you can experience is up to -10°F which is considered the coldest year.
  • Sometimes you would also experience a temperature as low as  -5°F.

What to plant in June in Zone 6a?

The gardener should know about what is the planting date of the area where they live as it is not the same always and what type of vegetables, herbs, and flowers you can grow there. the below-given image explains the annual extreme minimum temperature of the US zone.

Zone 6a
Zone 6a

About Zone 6:

Hardiness zones are actually referred to the planting zones or growing zones which are being colored coded on USDA hardiness zone maps which help to indicate to the gardener what plants will grow best in that location. Zone 6 covers the area from Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and extends southwest through parts of New York and New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Caring for Vegetables in Zone 6:

For drawing vegetables in your garden you need to properly feed them with HG plant food. It does not depend on what vegetables you plant in your garden. After that you can plan the food and the result will be higher quality, more productive, and more nutritious vegetables. You just need to spray a pump of HG plan code on the plant college and the soil every 7 to 14 days. The first application should be done after transplanting the plant. The different types of vegetables, fruits, and Herbs that you can plant in zone 6 are mentioned below. 

Best Low-Maintenance Plants:

The following are some low-maintenance plants that you can easily grow in your garden:

Anise Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum):

These are the plants that belong to the mint family having a Basil-smelling flower which you can use in salads. These are the plants that you can self-sow and self-propagate just by spreading underground roots. They are used to Bloom from June to September and attract pollinators such as hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees. They are used to grow up at a height of 2 to 4 feet. You need to plant them where they can receive full sun and a well-draining soil is preferred for growing them.


They are used to Bloom graceful flowers on the stems in Early Spring which make them attract the pollinators. They do come with different colors of flowers starting from light blue to dark chocolates. They also used to Bloom in bicolored. They are not good for transplanting well but they are capable of self-seeding in unexpected places. They are used to grow up to the height of 1 to 3 feet but some varieties of this plant are taller and also. The perfect location for growing the plant is where they receive full sun or part shade and the soil should be rich, evenly moist, and slightly acidic. 

Goat’s Beard (Aruncus dioicus):

The goat beard is a plant that belongs to the rose family and is used to produce show-stopping clusters of white flowers. They are used to have flowers having male and female reproductive organs on separate plants. There are some plants that bloom flowers that have both male and female organs. In case you want them to self-sow you need to buy multiple plants. They are used to grow upto the height of 3 to 6 feet. They prefer to grow in the location where they get partial or dappled shade. The soil preferred by these plants should be rich and evenly moist.

Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense):

These are the plants that are native to North America which are used to bloom with heart-shaped leaves having wild ginger look and smell like ginger only but they are not related to the,. They are preferred to grow by the gardener because of having large leaves with dark-colored flowers. The flowers are used to bloom under the leaves close to the soil. The cross-pollination process is completed by ants. They are used to grow upto 6 to 12 inches. They prefer to grow having rich and evenly moist soil having full shade.

Plants and vegetables to plant in Zone 6a in June!

After knowing the zone the very next step is to know what to plant in the zone as different plants have different tolerance well and there are many ways to help the plant to keep them warm so that they could grow well.

The following table describes about the first and last date to frost in June and the average temperature of zone 6a.

In the fall Average Date of the First FrostJune 15
In the fall Average Date of First FrostJuly 15
Lowest Expected Low-10°F
Highest Expected LowIn the fall Average Date of the First Frost
Zone 6a
Zone 6a

Below is a list of planting  that will guide you for Zone 6a in June:


The following shows the list of the vegetables that you can plant in Zone 6a in June:

  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus
  • Asparagus lettuce
  • Asparagus peas
  • Beets
  • Bell Peppers
  • Bittercress
  • Black pepper
  • Black radish
  • Bok Choi
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Bunching Onions
  • Cabbage
  • Cantaloupes
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Chard
  • Chicory
  • Chinese cabbage
  • Chives
  • Corn
  • Corn salad
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplants
  • Endive
  • Fennel
  • Field Peas
  • Garden cress
  • Garlic
  • Gherkins
  • Green beans
  • Hamburg root parsley
  • Iceberg lettuce
  • Indian cress
  • Jerusalem artichokes
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Melons
  • Mustard greens
  • Napa cabbage
  • Neeps
  • New Zealand spinach
  • Okra
  • Onions
  • Parsnip
  • Pea
  • Peanut
  • Pearl onions
  • Peas
  • Pole beans
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkins
  • Purslane
  • Radicchio
  • Radishes
  • Red cabbage
  • Rhubarb
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Romanesco
  • Runner beans
  • Salsify
  • Savoy cabbage
  • Scallions
  • Shallots
  • Snap beans
  • Snow peas
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Strawberries
  • String beans
  • Sweet corn
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Tree onions
  • Turnips
  • Watercress
  • Watermelon
  • Welsh onion
  • Zucchini
Zone 6a
Zone 6a


The following shows the list of the herbs that you can plant in Zone 6a in June:

  • Anise
  • Basil
  • Borage
  • Chamomile
  • Chervil
  • Chinese celery
  • Chinese chives
  • Chives
  • Cilantro
  • Dill
  • Garden Orache
  • Lemon balm
  • Lemon grass
  • Lovage
  • Mustard
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Pennyroyal
  • Redvein Dock
  • Rosemary
  • Sorrel
  • Spearmint
  • Stevia
  • Summer Savory
  • Sweetscented Bedstraw
  • Tarragon
  • Thyme
  • Winter Savory
Zone 6a


The following shows the list of the flowers that you can plant in Zone 6a in June:

  • Abutilon
  • Achillea
  • Achimenes
  • Aegopodium
  • African Daisy
  • Ageratum
  • Ajuga
  • Alstromeria
  • Alternanthera
  • Alternaria
  • Alyssum
  • Amaranthus
  • Anagallis
  • Anchusa
  • Anemone
  • Angelonia
  • Angel’s Trumpets
  • Arabis
  • Arctotis
  • Argyranthemum
  • Armeria
  • Artemesia
  • Asparagus Fern
  • Asters
  • Astilbe
  • Aubretia
  • Aubrieta
  • Aurinia
  • Axilflower
  • Baby Blue Eyes
  • Baby’s Breath
  • Bachelor Buttons
  • Bacopa
  • Balloon Flower
  • Balsam
  • Banana
  • Basket of Gold
  • Bee Balm
  • Begonias
  • Bellis
  • Bells of Ireland
  • Bidens
  • Bishop’s Weed
  • Black Eyed Susans
  • Bleeding Hearts
  • Bloodleaf
  • Blue Lace Flowers
  • Blue Throatwort
  • Bougainvillea
  • Bower Vine
  • Brachycome
  • Browallia
  • Brunfelsia
  • Buddha belly plant
  • Bunny Tails grass
  • Caladium
  • Calendula
  • Calibrachoa
  • California Poppy
  • Calla Lily
  • Calliopsis
  • Campanula
  • Candytuft
  • Canna
  • Cardinal Flower
  • Carnation
  • Catharanthus
  • Celosia
  • Centaurea
  • Cerastium
  • Chocolate Daisy
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Chrysocephalum
  • Cigar Plant
  • Cleome
  • Clover
  • Coleus
  • Columbine
  • Common hollyhock
  • Copperleaf
  • Coral Bells
  • Coreopsis
  • Cosmos
  • Crassula
  • Creeping Phlox
  • Creeping Zinnia
  • Crossandra
  • Cuphea
  • Dahlberg Daisy
  • Dahlia
  • Dahlias
  • Dallas Fern
  • Datura
  • Daylily
  • Decorative Kale
  • Delphinium
  • dianthus
  • Diascia
  • Dichondra
  • Didiscus
  • Digitalis
  • Dipladenia
  • Doronicum
  • Dracaena
  • Dusty Miller
  • Echinacea
  • Elephant Ears
  • English Daisy
  • Erysimum
  • Euphorbia
  • Evolvulus
  • Fan flower
  • Felicia Daisy
  • Festuca
  • Feverfew
  • Fiber Optic Grass
  • Firebush
  • Flax
  • Flowering Kale
  • Flowering Maple
  • Flowering Tobacco
  • Flower-of-an-Hour
  • Forget-Me-Not
  • Fountain Grass
  • Four O’Clock
  • Four-o-clock flower
  • Foxglove
  • Fuchsia
  • Gaillardia
  • Galium
  • Garden Mums
  • Gayfeather
  • Gazania
  • Geranium
  • Gerbera
  • Geum
  • Gladiolus
  • Gloriosa Daisy
  • Gloriosa Lily
  • Gomphrena
  • Guara
  • Gypsophila
  • Hamelia
  • Hardy Asters
  • Hardy Hibiscus
  • Helianthemum
  • Heliotrope
  • Hemerocallis
  • Heuchera
  • Hibiscus
  • Hollyhocks
  • Hosta
  • Hypericum
  • Iberis
  • Iceland Poppy
  • Impatiens
  • Iresene
  • Jasmine
  • Lantana
  • Larkspur
  • Lavender
  • Lavender Cotton
  • Lenten Rose
  • Liatris
  • Lisianthus
  • Lithospermum
  • Livingstone Daisy
  • Lobelia
  • Lotus Vine
  • Lunaria
  • Lupine
  • Lysimachia
  • Maltese Cross
  • Marguerite Daisy
  • Marigold
  • Matricaria
  • Mecardonia
  • Melampodium
  • Mexican Feather Grass
  • Millet
  • Mimulus
  • Missouri Primrose
  • Monarda
  • Money Plant
  • Monkey Flower
  • Moon Vine
  • Morning Glory
  • Myosotis
  • Napa Valley Fern
  • Nasturtium
  • Nemesia
  • Nicotiana
  • Nierembergia
  • Nigella
  • Nolana
  • Oenothera
  • Oleander
  • Oriental poppies
  • Ornamental Grasses
  • Osteospermum
  • Oxalis
  • Painted Daisies
  • Painted Tongues
  • Pampas Grass
  • Pansies
  • Pennisetum
  • Penstemon
  • Pentas
  • Peonies
  • Perilla
  • Periwinkles
  • Petunias
  • Phlox
  • Pincushion Flower
  • Platycodon
  • Plectranthus
  • Polka Dot Plant
  • Polygonums
  • Poppies
  • Portulaca
  • Primroses
  • Primula
  • Purple Bell Vines
  • Purple Coneflower
  • Purple Rock Cress
  • Pyrethrum
  • Red Hot Pokers
  • Regal Geranium
  • Rock Cress
  • Roses
  • Ruby Grass
  • Rudbeckia
  • Sagina
  • Salpiglossis
  • Salvia
  • Santolina
  • Sanvitalia
  • Saxifraga
  • Scabiosa
  • Scaevola
  • Scarlet Pimpernels
  • Scarlet Runner Beans
  • Schizanthus
  • Scutellaria
  • Sedum
  • Shasta Daisys
  • Skullcap
  • Snapdragons
  • Snow-in Summer
  • Statice
  • Steirodiscus
  • Stocks
  • Stoneseed
  • Strawflowers
  • Streptocarpella
  • Sunflowers
  • Sutera
  • Swan River Daisy
  • Sweet Peas
  • Sweet Potato Vine
  • Sweet Sultan
  • Sweet Williams
  • Sweet Woodruff
  • Tagetes
  • Tall Phlox
  • Thunbergia
  • Tithonia
  • Torch Lilys
  • Torenia
  • Trachelium
  • Trailing Portulaca
  • Transvaal Daisy
  • Trifolium
  • Tritoma
  • Tropical Hibiscus
  • Tropical Water Plants
  • Twinspur
  • Verbena
  • Veronica
  • Vinca Vine
  • Violas
  • Violets
  • Xerianthemum
  • Yarrow
  • Zinnia
Zone 6a
Zone 6a


So, I would conclude here with this planting in June zone 6a according to the above-mentioned list will help you a lot to plant them in zone 6a without wasting your time and money.

Becky Decker

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