When can I plant Anemone in Zone 1a

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

By checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 1a you should be able to determine when it's possible to plant anemone.


Planting Calendar for Anemone

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

Anemone are moderately cold tolerant which tells us that you can get them planted earlier than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant anemone in Zone 1a is May. However, you really should wait until June if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant anemone and expect a good harvest is probably July. If you wait any later than that and your anemone may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your anemone indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost has passed is on June 15 in Zone 1a. We should expect an average low temperature of -60°F in the coldest months of winter.

It's important to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 1a may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Half of the time in Zone 1a last frost occurs after June 15 so make sure that you are ready to protect your anemone in the event of a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 1a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 1a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)June 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)July 15
Lowest Expected Low-60°F
Highest Expected Low-55°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -60°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -55°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 1a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 1a.