When can I plant Angelonia in Zone 7a

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.

The USDA zone info for Zone 7a can be read to estimate when it's the best time to plant angelonia.


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 are barely cold tolerant which means that you can plant them slightly earlier than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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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 7a 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 angelonia and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your angelonia may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your angelonia indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost is on April 15 in Zone 7a. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of 0°F.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 7a is an average and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Half of the time in Zone 7a we get a frost after April 15 so always be ready to protect your angelonia in the event of 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.