For gardeners living in Zone 6 of the plant hardiness map, we have beautiful shrubs, flowering plants, and ground covers that will thrive in your temperate climate! See more ideas about plants, zone 6 plants, planting flowers. May 8, 2019 - Explore Kim Arehart's board "zone 6 plants" on Pinterest. Which Area of the United States is Hardiness Zone 6? The USDA created a map of hardiness zones that help you determine which types of plants grow best for your area. The zones are based on the coldest winter temperature for specific regions, meaning that the lower the zone … For example, a plant that thrives in South Carolina's zone 7 or 8 in winter temperatures of 1 to 10 degrees would die in zone 6's minus-10 degrees. Planting Zone 6 is known as a mild planting zone with a variety of options for gardening from flowers to fruit to veggies and more. The hardiness zones are further broken down … With average minimum temperatures ranging from -10 to 0 degrees F., Zone 6 …