When can I plant Angelonia in Zone 2b

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

You can figure out when it's the best time to plant angelonia in Zone 2b by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Angelonia

Frost tolerance for angelonia: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Angelonia can survive in some cold which tells us that you can plant them just a tiny bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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A good time to plant angelonia
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant angelonia
Probably not a good time to plant angelonia

The earliest that you can plant angelonia in Zone 2b 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 angelonia and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your angelonia may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your angelonia indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost is on May 15 in Zone 2b. It might get as low as -45°F during the coldest months of winter.

Remember that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 2b and it changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 2b there is a last frost after May 15 so just be sure to be ready to protect your angelonia in the event of one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 2b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 2b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)May 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)August 15
Lowest Expected Low-45°F
Highest Expected Low-40°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -45°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -40°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 2b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 2b.