When can I plant Evolvulus in Zone 9a

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

You can figure out when it's a good idea to plant evolvulus in Zone 9a by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Evolvulus

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

Evolvulus are not cold tolerant which means that you need 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 9a 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 evolvulus and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your evolvulus may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your evolvulus indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 9a the average date of last frost happens on February 15. We should expect an average low temperature of 20°F in the coldest months of winter.

Remember that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 9a and it can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 9a it frosts late in the year after February 15 so always be ready to protect your evolvulus if we have a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 9a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 9a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)February 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)December 15
Lowest Expected Low20°F
Highest Expected Low25°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 20°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 25°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 9a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 9a.