When can I plant Lysimachia in Zone 7a

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.

It's possible to determine when it's possible to plant lysimachia by using the USDA zone info for Zone 7a.


Planting Calendar for Lysimachia

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

You can plant lysimachia a little bit earlier in the year because they are one of those plants that can tolerate a little bit of cold weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant lysimachia 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 lysimachia and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your lysimachia may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your lysimachia indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 7a and it is different every year. Half of the time in Zone 7a there is a last frost after April 15 so be sure to be ready to protect your lysimachia 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.