When can I plant Blue Lace Flowers in Zone 13a

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.

By referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 13a it's a good idea to estimate when it's the best time to plant blue lace flowers.


Planting Calendar for Blue Lace Flowers

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

Blue Lace Flowers tend to make it in very little cold which means that you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant blue lace flowers
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant blue lace flowers
Probably not a good time to plant blue lace flowers

The earliest that you can plant blue lace flowers in Zone 13a 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 blue lace flowers and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your blue lace flowers may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your blue lace flowers indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 13a it never frosts. It might get as low as 60°F during the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 13a is an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13a you do not have to be ready to cover your blue lace flowers in the event of a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 13a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 13a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low60°F
Highest Expected Low65°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 60°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 65°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 13a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 13a.