When can I plant Bidens in Zone 13b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

By referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 13b it's a good idea to determine when to plant bidens.


Planting Calendar for Bidens

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

It's probably not a good idea to plant bidens until after the last frost because they do not do well in cold weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant bidens in Zone 13b 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 bidens and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your bidens may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your bidens indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 13b it never frosts. It might get as low as 65°F during the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 13b is an average our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13b you do not have to be ready to protect your bidens in the event of a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 13b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 13b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low65°F
Highest Expected Low70°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 65°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 70°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 13b

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