When can I plant Missouri Primrose in Zone 11a

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Zone 11a you can figure out when to plant missouri primrose by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Missouri Primrose

Frost tolerance for missouri primrose: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

You can plant missouri primrose a little bit earlier in the year because they do well in moderate cold.

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

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

Last Frost Date

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

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 11a and it will vary from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11a you do not have to be ready to protect your missouri primrose 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.