When can I plant Brachycome 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.

The earliest that you can plant brachycome in Zone 13b can be figured out by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Brachycome

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

Brachycome require warm weather which tells us that it is important to wait until it warms up after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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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 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 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 fully mature. Starting your brachycome indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Keep in mind that our actual date of last frost may not be accurate from year to year because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 13b and it is different every year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13b you do not have to be ready to protect your brachycome if we have 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.