When can I plant Browallia in Zone 12b

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.

You should be able to determine when to plant browallia by checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 12b.


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.

Browallia are not cold tolerant which tells us that it's necessary to wait until it warms up after the last frost 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 12b 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. If you wait any later than that and your browallia may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your browallia indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 12b it never frosts. It might get as low as 55°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 12b and it will vary from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 12b you do not have to be ready to cover your browallia in the event of a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 12b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 12b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low55°F
Highest Expected Low60°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 55°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 60°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 12b

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