When can I plant Aurinia in Zone 11b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us estimate our gardening 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 aurinia in Zone 11b should be estimated by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Aurinia

Frost tolerance for aurinia: Very tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 7 weeks before last frost.

You can plant aurinia much earlier in the year because they are very cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant aurinia in Zone 11b 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 aurinia and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your aurinia may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your aurinia indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 11b it never frosts. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of 45°F.

Remember that our actual date of last frost may not be accurate from year to year because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 11b and it is different every year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11b you do not have to be ready to protect your aurinia if we have a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 11b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 11b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low45°F
Highest Expected Low50°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 45°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 50°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 11b

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