When can I plant Anemone in Zone 9b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

It's possible to determine when you can plant anemone by reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 9b.


Planting Calendar for Anemone

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

Since anemone are moderately cold tolerant you can plant them a little earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant anemone in Zone 9b is January. However, you really should wait until February if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant anemone and expect a good harvest is probably October. If you wait any later than that and your anemone may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your anemone indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 9b the average date of last frost happens on February 15. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of 25°F.

Remember that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 9b and it is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 9b there is a last frost after February 15 be ready to cover your anemone in the event of a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 9b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 9b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)February 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)December 15
Lowest Expected Low25°F
Highest Expected Low30°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 25°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 30°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 9b

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