Hardneck and softneck varieties of garlic both can be grown successfully in this area. It really comes down to your preferences for flavor and storage qualities. Softneck garlic is like the type you typically find in grocery stores. Hardneck garlic tends to have a stronger flavor and does not store as long as the softneck varieties, but it does grow well in this area.
Here is more information about garlic on our website. https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/garlic