When can I plant Evolvulus in Zone 7a

One of the first steps we take when we are determining 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 estimate when you can plant evolvulus in Zone 7a by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Evolvulus

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

Evolvulus require warm weather which tells us that it's necessary to wait until it warms up 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 7a 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. If you wait any later than that and your evolvulus may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your evolvulus indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 7a the average date of last frost happens on April 15. It might get as low as 0°F during the coldest months of winter.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 7a is just an average and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 7a we get a frost after April 15 be ready to cover your evolvulus 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.