When can I plant Brachycome in Zone 13a

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us estimate 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 you should be able to determine when to plant brachycome.


Planting Calendar for Brachycome

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

It's not a good idea to plant brachycome until after the last frost has passed because they are not cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant brachycome 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 brachycome and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your brachycome may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your brachycome indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 13a it never frosts. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of 60°F.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 13a is an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13a you do not have to be ready to protect your brachycome in the event of one of those late frosts.

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.