When can I plant Blue Lace Flowers in Zone 9b

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about 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 will be able to figure out when it's a good idea to plant blue lace flowers by reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 9b.


Planting Calendar for Blue Lace Flowers

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

You can plant blue lace flowers slightly earlier in the year because they are barely cold tolerant.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant blue lace flowers
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant blue lace flowers
Probably not a good time to plant blue lace flowers

The earliest that you can plant blue lace flowers in Zone 9b 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 blue lace flowers and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your blue lace flowers may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your blue lace flowers indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost has passed is on February 15 in Zone 9b. We can expect an average low temperature of 25°F in the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 9b is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 9b we get surprised by a frost after February 15 be ready to cover your blue lace flowers if we have a surprise 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.