When can I plant Gloriosa Lily in Zone 10b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

A way of getting a good idea when you can plant gloriosa lily is to check out the USDA zone info for Zone 10b.


Planting Calendar for Gloriosa Lily

Frost tolerance for gloriosa lily: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

Since gloriosa lily are not cold tolerant you really should wait until after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant gloriosa lily 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 gloriosa lily and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your gloriosa lily may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your gloriosa lily indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Always keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 10b and it is different every year. Half of the time in Zone 10b there is a last frost after January 31 so always be ready to protect your gloriosa lily 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.