What Zone Am I

Asked February 14, 2019, 5:45 PM EST

I recently asked about container plants that could winter-over and the answer I got said to plant 2 zones hardier. Question: What zone am I and which zone(s) would be two zones hardier. I am at: 219 Glenrae Dr., Catonsville, Md 21228

Baltimore County Maryland plant selection hardiness zone plant care

1 Response

Catonsville, Maryland is located in USDA hardiness zone 7a. For reference, you can use the following website to see your growing zone: https://planthardiness.ars.usda.gov/phzmweb/interactivemap.aspx.

For perennial container plants that you want to over-winter in your zone, look for ones that are cold hardy to at least zone 5a. For example, a 'Golden Sprite' Chamaecyparis is hardy to zone 5, so that would be a suitable choice for containers. http://conifersociety.org/conifers/conifer/chamaecyparis/obtusa/golden-sprite/

You can find the hardiness zone information on the plant tags/pots when you shop at your garden center/nursery.