The Q&A Archives: Gardening in Juneau, Alaska

Question: In which zone is Juneau, Alaska, located? Which shade-tolerant flowers do you recommend for this area?

Answer: Juneau is USDA zone 6. The Cooperative Extension Experiment Station in Juneau reports the following plants are outstanding in your area: Alyssum, Lobelia, Pansy, and Fuchsia. For sunnier garden spots, try: Zinnia, Verbena, Snapdragon, Sweetpeas, Marigold, Dahlia, Calendula, Carnation and Petunia.<br><br>Here's a local source for help with your gardening questions: University of Alaska Cooperative Extension, Box 20109, Federal Building Lobby, Juneau, AK, 99802-0109<br>Phone 586-7102.

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