When can I plant Missouri Primrose in Zone 9b

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.

The best time to plant missouri primrose in Zone 9b can be determined by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Missouri Primrose

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

Missouri Primrose are one of those plants that can tolerate a little bit of cold weather which means that you can get them planted earlier than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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The earliest that you can plant missouri primrose 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 missouri primrose and expect a good harvest is probably October. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your missouri primrose may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your missouri primrose indoors is a great way to get them started a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Just be sure to remember that our actual date of last frost may not be accurate from year to year because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 9b and it will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 9b it frosts late in the year after February 15 so just be sure to be ready to cover your missouri primrose in the event of 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.