When can I plant Blue Throatwort in Zone 11a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

It's a good idea to figure out when you can plant blue throatwort by using the USDA zone info for Zone 11a.


Planting Calendar for Blue Throatwort

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

Blue Throatwort require warm weather which means that it is important to wait until it warms up after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant blue throatwort in Zone 11a is January. However, you really should wait until February if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant blue throatwort and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your blue throatwort may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your blue throatwort indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 11a it never frosts. We can expect an average low temperature of 40°F in the coldest months of winter.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 11a may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11a you do not have to be ready to cover your blue throatwort if we have one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 11a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 11a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low40°F
Highest Expected Low45°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 40°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 45°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 11a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 11a.