When can I plant Monkey Flower in Zone 13b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out 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 should be able to figure out when it's possible to plant monkey flower by referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 13b.


Planting Calendar for Monkey Flower

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

Since monkey flower require warm weather you need to wait until after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant monkey flower 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 monkey flower and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your monkey flower may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your monkey flower indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

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.

It's important to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 13b may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13b you do not have to be ready to cover your monkey flower 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.