When can I plant Foxglove in Zone 13b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

By reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 13b it's a good idea to determine when it's the best time to plant foxglove.


Planting Calendar for Foxglove

Frost tolerance for foxglove: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Foxglove do well in moderate cold which tells us that you can plant them earlier than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant foxglove 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 foxglove and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your foxglove may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your foxglove indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks 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 just an average 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 foxglove 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.