When can I plant Scaevola in Zone 13a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. 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 determine when to plant scaevola by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Scaevola

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

Scaevola do not do well in cold weather which tells us that you need to wait until it warms up after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant scaevola 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 scaevola and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your scaevola may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your scaevola indoors is a great way to get them started 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 protect your scaevola 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.