When can I plant Calla Lily in Zone 13b

One of the first steps we take when we are getting a good idea our gardening schedule is find our 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 13b you can estimate when it's a good idea to plant calla lily by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Calla Lily

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

Since calla lily require warm weather you need to wait until after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant calla lily 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 calla lily and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your calla lily may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your calla lily 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.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 13b is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13b you do not have to be ready to protect your calla lily in the event of a surprise 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.