When can I plant Angelonia in Zone 10b

One of the first steps we take when we are determining our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The first chance to plant angelonia in Zone 10b should be figured out by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Angelonia

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

You can plant angelonia just a tiny bit earlier in the year because they are barely cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant angelonia in Zone 10b 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 angelonia and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your angelonia may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your angelonia indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 10b the average date of last frost happens on January 31. We should expect an average low temperature of 35°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 10b is an average our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 10b there is a last frost after January 31 be ready to cover your angelonia in the event of a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 10b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 10b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)January 31
Average Date of First Frost (fall)December 15
Lowest Expected Low35°F
Highest Expected Low40°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 35°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 40°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 10b

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