When can I plant Bidens in Zone 11b

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

You will be able to determine when it's possible to plant bidens by looking at the USDA zone info for Zone 11b.


Planting Calendar for Bidens

Frost tolerance for bidens: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

It's a bad idea to plant bidens until after all chance of frost has passed because they do not do well in cold weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant bidens 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 bidens and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your bidens may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your bidens 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. We should expect an average low temperature of 45°F in the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 11b may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11b you do not have to be ready to cover your bidens in the event of one of those late frosts.

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.