When can I plant Browallia in Zone 11b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule is the 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 11b you can estimate when it's a good idea to plant browallia by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Browallia

Frost tolerance for browallia: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

Since browallia do not do well in cold weather you need to wait until after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant browallia 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 browallia and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your browallia may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your browallia indoors.

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.

Remember that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 11b and it will vary from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 11b you do not have to be ready to cover your browallia 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.