When can I plant Forget-Me-Not in Zone 11a

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 first opportunity to plant forget-me-not in Zone 11a should be determined by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Forget-Me-Not

Frost tolerance for forget-me-not: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Forget-Me-Not do well in moderate cold which means that you can start planting them earlier than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant forget-me-not
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant forget-me-not
Probably not a good time to plant forget-me-not

The earliest that you can plant forget-me-not 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 forget-me-not and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your forget-me-not may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your forget-me-not indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 11a it never frosts. It might get as low as 40°F during the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 11a is an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11a you do not have to be ready to cover your forget-me-not in the event of a late frost.

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.