Sunset Zone ‘Ruby’ SUPERSEMPS®

Warmer-summer intermountain climate

This is a zone that offers a good balance of long, warm summers and chilly winters, making it an excellent climate zone for commercial fruit growing. That’s why you’ll find orchards in this zone in almost every state in the West.You’ll also find this warm-summer, snowy-winter climate along Colorado’s Western Slope and mild parts of the Front Range; in Nevada from Reno to Fallon, then north to Lovelock; in large areas of northern Arizona and New Mexico; and in mild parts of the Columbia and Snake River basins. Winter temperatures are milder than in neighboring Zone 2a, minimums averaging from 12 to 22°F (–11 to –6°C),with extremes in the –10 to –20°F (–23 to –29°C) range. The growing season here in Zone 2b runs from 115 days in higher elevations and more northerly areas to more than 160 days in southeastern Colorado.

Plants for This Sunset Zone

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Sempervivum

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Sempervivum

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Philadelphus

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Diervilla

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Diervilla

Ligustrum

Leucanthemum

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Your zip code 20149 is in Zone: 6b with a temperature range of: -5 to 0 °F.