When can I plant Salpiglossis in Zone 13a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Zone 13a you can estimate when it's the best time to plant salpiglossis by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Salpiglossis

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

You should not plant salpiglossis until after all chance of frost has passed because they require warm weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant salpiglossis 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 salpiglossis and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your salpiglossis may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your salpiglossis indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Always 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 salpiglossis 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.