When can I plant Lantana in Zone 11b

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

It's possible to figure out when it's a good idea to plant lantana by reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 11b.


Planting Calendar for Lantana

Frost tolerance for lantana: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost has passed.

Since lantana are not cold tolerant you have to wait until after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

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

Last Frost Date

In Zone 11b it never frosts. It might get as low as 45°F during the coldest months of winter.

Remember 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 cover your lantana 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.