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  • 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.

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    Heat Zone Map

    The American Horticultural Society's Plant Heat Zone Map divides the country into zones based on average high temperatures.

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    Hardiness Zone Map

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers an interactive map that divides regions based on average minimum temperatures.

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    Climate Zone Maps

    Sunset's regional climate zone maps are designed to tell you where a plant will thrive year-round.

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