When can I plant Fanflower in Zone 13a

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

You can figure out when it's the best time to plant fanflower in Zone 13a by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Fanflower

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

Fanflower are not cold tolerant which means that you have to wait until it warms up after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

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

Last Frost Date

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

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 13a is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13a you do not have to be ready to protect your fanflower in the event of a 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.