What grows best?
Many factors influence which plants will thrive in a given location. Heat, cold, and elevation are just a few that can have a big impact. If you're trying to figure out which plants to use in your garden, check out the maps below that designate plant zones based on various important factors.
Heat Zone Map
The American Horticultural Society's Plant Heat Zone Map divides the country into zones based on average high temperatures.
Hardiness Zone Map
The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers an interactive map that divides regions based on average minimum temperatures.
Climate Zone Maps
Sunset's regional climate zone maps are designed to tell you where a plant will thrive year-round.