When can I plant Anagallis in Zone 7b

One of the first steps we take when we are getting a good idea 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.

It's possible to estimate when to plant anagallis by checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 7b.


Planting Calendar for Anagallis

Frost tolerance for anagallis: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

You can plant anagallis just a tiny bit earlier in the year because they do ok in moderate cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant anagallis in Zone 7b 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 anagallis and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your anagallis may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your anagallis indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost has passed is on April 15 in Zone 7b. We should expect an average low temperature of 5°F in the coldest months of winter.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 7b may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 7b we get a frost after April 15 so always be ready to cover your anagallis in the event of a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 7b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 7b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low5°F
Highest Expected Low10°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 10°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 7b

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