When can I plant Anagallis in Zone 6b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Zone 6b you can figure out when it's a good idea to plant anagallis by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Anagallis

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

Anagallis do ok in a tiny bit of cold which tells us that you can plant them just a tiny bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant anagallis in Zone 6b is March. However, you really should wait until April if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant anagallis and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your anagallis may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your anagallis indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Zone 6b. It might get as low as -5°F during the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 6b is an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 6b last frost occurs after April 15 be ready to protect your anagallis if we have a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 6b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 6b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low-5°F
Highest Expected Low0°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -5°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 0°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 6b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 6b.