USDA Zones 6 through 8 cover areas of the country where the winter low temperatures seldom go below – 10 degrees F.
The following are examples of edibles for your landscape in Zones 6 to 8:
Annual Vegetables and Edible Flowers -
cool season/ can withstand light frosts – all greens including: rainbow chards, mustards; cabbages, lettuces, kales etc.; flower bud vegetables: broccoli and cauliflower; root vegetables: carrots, beets, radishes, etc; plus peas, nasturtiums, calendulas, pansies, and winter wheat.
Warm season/ no frost tolerance – beans, cucumbers, eggplants, melons, okra, peanuts, peppers, sweet potatoes, squash, slicing and cherry tomatoes.
Herbaceous perennials – artichokes, asparagus, cardoon, prickly pear cactus, rhubarb, strawberries.
Woody trees, shrubs and vines - almonds, apples, apricots, bamboo, blueberries, blackberries, sweet and sour cherries, chestnut, most citrus, elderberries, figs (Zone 8 only), filberts, grapes, hickory, hops, jujube, kiwis, loquat, lotus (with winter protection), maple (zone 6 only), mulberry, paw paw, pears, European and Japanese olive, pecan, American and Japanese persimmons, plums, peaches and nectarines, pineapple guava, pomegranates, quince, raspberries, tea (zone 8 only), walnuts.
Cool season annuals/ can withstand light frosts – cilantro, parsley
Warm season/no frost tolerance – basils, anise hyssop
Perennials – bay (zone 8 only), chives, marjoram, mint, oregano, rosemary (zones 7 and 8), saffron, sage, sorrel, and French and lemon thyme.