When can I plant Gloriosa Lily in Zone 1a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Zone 1a you can determine when it's possible to plant gloriosa lily 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 all chance of frost has passed.

Since gloriosa lily do not do well in cold weather it is necessary to wait until after the last frost before you can plant them.

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The earliest that you can plant gloriosa lily in Zone 1a is June. However, you really should wait until July 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 July. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your gloriosa lily may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your gloriosa lily indoors is a great way to get them started a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is June 15 in Zone 1a. We can expect an average low temperature of -60°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 1a may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 1a we get a frost after June 15 be ready to protect your gloriosa lily in the event of one of those late frosts.

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.