When can I plant Blue Throatwort in Zone 11b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate 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.

In Zone 11b you can estimate when it's the best time to plant blue throatwort by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Blue Throatwort

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

Blue Throatwort do not do well in cold weather which tells us that you have to wait until it warms up after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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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 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 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 grow to maturity. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your blue throatwort indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 11b is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11b you do not have to be ready to protect your blue throatwort if we have 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.