When can I plant Evolvulus in Zone 6b

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 reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 6b it's possible to figure out when it's possible to plant evolvulus.


Planting Calendar for Evolvulus

Frost tolerance for evolvulus: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

Since evolvulus are not cold tolerant you really should wait until after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

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

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

Last Frost Date

In Zone 6b the average date of last frost happens on April 15. We can expect an average low temperature of -5°F in the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 6b may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 6b we get surprised by a frost after April 15 be ready to protect your evolvulus if we have one of those late frosts.

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.