When can I plant Evolvulus in Zone 10b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The best time to plant evolvulus in Zone 10b should be estimated by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Evolvulus

Frost tolerance for evolvulus: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost has passed.

Since evolvulus do not do well in cold weather it is important to wait until after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant evolvulus 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 evolvulus and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your evolvulus may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your evolvulus indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is January 31 in Zone 10b. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of 35°F.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 10b may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 10b we get surprised by a frost after January 31 so be sure to be ready to protect your evolvulus in the event of a surprise 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.