When can I plant Browallia in Zone 2b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate 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 2b you can figure out when it's the best time to plant browallia by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Browallia

Frost tolerance for browallia: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost.

Since browallia do not do well in cold weather you need to wait until after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant browallia 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 browallia and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your browallia may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your browallia indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 2b is an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 2b it frosts late in the year after May 15 so just be sure to be ready to cover your browallia if we have 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.