When can I plant Evolvulus in Zone 12b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The first chance to plant evolvulus in Zone 12b can be figured out by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Evolvulus

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

Since evolvulus are not cold tolerant it is important to wait until after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant evolvulus 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 evolvulus and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your evolvulus may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your evolvulus indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 12b it never frosts. We can expect an average low temperature of 55°F in the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 12b may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since it never frosts in Zone 12b you do not have to be ready to protect your evolvulus in the event of a 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.