When can I plant Geranium in Zone 13b

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.

It's a good idea to estimate when to plant geranium by reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 13b.


Planting Calendar for Geranium

Frost tolerance for geranium: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

Geranium do not do well in cold weather which tells us that you must 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 geranium
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant geranium
Probably not a good time to plant geranium

The earliest that you can plant geranium 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 geranium and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your geranium may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your geranium indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 13b it never frosts. We should expect an average low temperature of 65°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 13b is not always accurate 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 geranium 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.