When can I plant Anagallis in Zone 10a

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

By checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 10a you should be able to figure out when to plant anagallis.


Planting Calendar for Anagallis

Frost tolerance for anagallis: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Anagallis do ok in moderate cold which tells us that you can plant them slightly earlier than more sensitive plants.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant anagallis
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant anagallis
Probably not a good time to plant anagallis

The earliest that you can plant anagallis in Zone 10a is February. However, you really should wait until March if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant anagallis and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your anagallis may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your anagallis indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average all chance of frost has passed is on January 31 in Zone 10a. It might get as low as 30°F during the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 10a and it changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 10a there is a last frost after January 31 be ready to protect your anagallis in the event of a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 10a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 10a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)January 31
Average Date of First Frost (fall)December 15
Lowest Expected Low30°F
Highest Expected Low35°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 30°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 35°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 10a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 10a.