When can I plant Anagallis in Zone 12a

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The USDA zone info for Zone 12a should be looked at to estimate when it's the best time to plant anagallis.


Planting Calendar for Anagallis

Frost tolerance for anagallis: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Anagallis tend to make it in very little cold which tells us that you can plant them just a tiny bit earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant anagallis in Zone 12a 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 anagallis and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your anagallis may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your anagallis indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 12a it never frosts. We should expect an average low temperature of 50°F in the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 12a may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 12a you do not have to be ready to cover your anagallis if we have one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 12a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 12a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low50°F
Highest Expected Low55°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 50°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 55°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 12a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 12a.