When can I plant Gloriosa Lily in Zone 13b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate 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.

You can estimate when you can plant gloriosa lily in Zone 13b by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Gloriosa Lily

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

You really shouldn't plant gloriosa lily until after all chance of frost has passed because they are not cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant gloriosa 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 gloriosa lily and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your gloriosa lily may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your gloriosa lily indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 13b may not be accurate from year to year and 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 gloriosa lily 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.