What to plant in June in Zone 8b? Plants and vegetables to plant in Zone 8b in June!

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I hope you are doing great in your gardening field. Today I am here with an informative guide for you all that will help you in your gardening field.

Zone 8 is considered a zone having a long growing season. The gardener who wants to plant in June in zine 8b should take time to understand climate i.e. the micro-climates within the zone and according to it different plant types and varieties.

This article will help you to know about what to plant in June in zone 8b so that you can get an idea of what to plant in your zone. 

Key takeaways:

  • In June in zone 8b, the temperature you can experience is up to 15°F which is considered the coldest year.
  • Sometimes you would also experience a temperature as low as  20°F.

Hardiness Zones: Why They Matter

Hardiness zones are also known as growing zones that are set up by the US. Department of Agriculture for various gardeners so that they come to know which plants will grow well in the specific location. 

So, hardiness zones are one of the ways that will help you in letting know the best period in the year so that you collect the seeds and put them in the ground depending on the location you are growing in and the climatic conditions that include sunlight, and temperature of that location. 

There is scaling of the hardiness zones, in which some measures the coolest zones whereas some measures the hottest zones. So, the cold temperature in the region with the scale lies from 1 (Coldest) to 13(Hottest). 

More of the US will lie between zones 3 to 9. So, you have to understand the hardness zones of your location depending on the place you are living in. It will help the plants to grow better in their desired location.

What to plant in June in Zone 8b?

According to the USDA, the hardiness zones are divided based on average low temperatures which show minimum winter temperatures. With the help of hardiness zones, it provides the gardener the guidelines for selecting plants in the area where they are deciding to plant the plants.

Zone 8b
Zone 8b

The following are some states in which you can find Zone 8:

  • Western Washington
  • Oregon
  • The middle of Texas
  • Southern Mississippi
  • Alabama
  • Georgia
  • South Carolina,
  • Eastern North Carolina
  • Northern Louisiana
  • Florida.

In January 

You can begin to seed the following plants indoors: Asparagus, Cabbage, Celery, Lettuce, Mustard,  Onion, Peas, Radish, Spinach, and Turnips. 

 In February 

You can begin to seed the following plants indoors or outdoors: Arugula, Asparagus, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Carrots, Celery, Collards, Kale, Lettuce, Mustard, Onion, Peas, Radish, Spinach and Turnips

In March

You can begin to seed the following plants indoors or outdoors: Arugula, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Collards, Corn, Eggplant, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Okra, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Radish, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes and Turnips.

In April

You can begin to seed the following plants outdoors: Arugula, Basil, Beans, Beets, Chinese Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Cilantro, Collards, Corn, Cucumber, Dill, Eggplant, Endive, Horseradish, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mustard, Okra, Onion, Oregano, Parsley, Peas, Radish, Rhubarb, Spinach, Squash (Summer & Winter), Swiss Chard, Tomatoes,  Turnips and Watermelon.

In May 

You can begin to seed the following plants outdoors: Arugula, Beans: bush, pole, snap, and lima, Beets, Cantalope, Chard, Collards, Corn: dent, field, popcorn & sweet, Cucumber, Eggplant, Endive, Melons. 

In June

You can begin to seed the following plants outdoors in early June: Lima Beans, Chard, Corn: Dent field, popcorn & sweet, Melons, Okra, Southern Peas, Peppers, Pumpkin, Summer Spinach (Malabar), Summer Squash, Winter Squash, Tomatoes and Watermelon 

In July

You can begin to seed the following plants outdoors: Beans: bush, Chard, Corn, Pumpkin, and Cherry Tomatoes

In August

You can begin to seed the following plants indoors or outdoors for Fall: Arugula, Bush Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Chives, Collards, Cucumber, Kohlrabi, Kale, Lettuce, Mustard, Radish, Peas. 

In September

You can begin to seed the following plants outdoors: Arugula, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Onion sets, Mustard, Radish, Spinach and Turnips

In October

You can begin to seed the following plants outdoors: Arugula, Cabbage, Collards, Lettuce,  Radish, and Spinach. 

Zone 8b
Zone 8b

Plants and vegetables to plant in Zone 8b in June!

Below is a list of planting  that will guide you for Zone 8b in June:


The following shows the list of the vegetables that you can plant in Zone 8b 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
  • Jerusalem artichokes
  • Kale
  • Gherkins
  • Green beans
  • Hamburg root parsley
  • Iceberg lettuce
  • Indian cress
  • 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 8b
Zone 8b


The following shows the list of the herbs that you can plant in Zone 8b 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 8b
Zone 8b


The following shows the list of the flowers that you can plant in Zone 8b 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
  • G0azania
  • 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 8b
Zone 8b


Hence after reading this information, you will get an idea about the plants to be planted in June in zone 8b. Zone 8 is considered a zone having a long growing season. The gardener who wants to plant in June in zine 8b should take time to understand climate i.e. the micro-climates within the zone and according to it different plant types and varieties.

Accoding to my opinion it is good to search about the zone planting before starting your planting in a new area to get some idea of what plants can grow in the particular zone. I hope you are clear with the guide.

Thanks for reading! Happy Gardening!

Becky Decker

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