When can I plant Anemone in Zone 7a

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

You can determine when it's possible to plant anemone in Zone 7a by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Anemone

Frost tolerance for anemone: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Anemone are one of those plants that can tolerate a little bit of cold weather which means that you can get them planted earlier than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant anemone in Zone 7a is February. However, you really should wait until March if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant anemone and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your anemone may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your anemone indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer is on April 15 in Zone 7a. It might get as low as 0°F during the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 7a is an average our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 7a it frosts late in the year after April 15 be ready to cover your anemone if we have a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 7a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 7a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low0°F
Highest Expected Low5°F

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

Plants to Grow in Zone 7a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 7a.