When can I plant Nemesia in Zone 9b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. 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 you can plant nemesia by using the USDA zone info for Zone 9b.


Planting Calendar for Nemesia

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

Since nemesia require warm weather it's important to wait until after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant nemesia in Zone 9b 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 nemesia and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your nemesia may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your nemesia indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is February 15 in Zone 9b. It might get as low as 25°F during the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 9b may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 9b last frost occurs after February 15 so just be sure to be ready to cover your nemesia if we have 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.