When can I plant Nierembergia in Zone 9b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The earliest that you can plant nierembergia in Zone 9b should be estimated by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Nierembergia

Frost tolerance for nierembergia: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

You can not plant nierembergia until after the last frost has passed because they are not cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant nierembergia 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 nierembergia and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your nierembergia may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your nierembergia indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 9b is an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 9b we get surprised by a frost after February 15 so always be ready to cover your nierembergia 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.