Zone 9 - What to Plant in January

Zone 9 - What to Plant in January

Zone 9 growers typically have the longest no frost times in the USA but have to fight the summer heat. The average last frost in zone 9 is around January 30th. Below is what zone 9 growers are able to start planting and growing in January.

The Senora Zinnia is a large double blooming flower that produces such a unique lush pink bloom, its hard not to look away! This flowerhead makes the perfect addition to any garden or bouquet. Like most zinnias, the Senora will bring hummingbirds and butterflies to your garden. The Senora thrives in the sun and can be enjoyed summer to frost, year after year!

The White Crystal Mexican Zinnia is a strong spreading plant that blooms beautiful white flowers that are perfect for hanging baskets! This variety gets high marks for its early growth and can grow to 8-10" tall and wide. The White Crystal Mexican is fast to bloom in only 8 to 10 weeks. The White Crystal Mexican is easy to grow and care with excellent severe weather tolerance of heat, humidity and drought and thrives in full sun.

The Orange King produces a beautiful and bright large bloom with brilliantly-orange petals that are extremely easy to grow and long-lasting. This variety will be a bright, bold statement in the meadow or garden.

The brightly colored Zinnia Candy Mix is easy to grow and blooms delicious shades of red, yellow, pink and orange all summer long. This mix is a sweet treat for any garden! The heat loving zinnia is perfect for attracting butterflies to your garden or as a cut flower in a vase. Just like other zinnias, the more you cut the Candy Mix, the more it will grow back again!

The Yellow Crystal Mexican Zinnia is a beautiful variety that blooms lovely yellow flowers that will brighten up any home garden! This variety gets high remarks for its early growth and can get to 8-10" tall and wide.

The vibrant, festive multi-colored and patterned blooms of the Whirligig Zinnia are sure to brighten up any garden or bouquet! These bushy zinnias are the perfect cut flower -- the more you cut, the more that will grow back! The Whirligig thrives in the sun and loves the summer heat. Enjoy these colorful zinnias all summer long!

The lovely full tufted peaches and cream bloom of the Zinderella Peach Zinnia is a perfect addition to any fresh cut flower bouquet! This Zinnia is not only just a beautiful display, but its long vase life makes it a wonderful fresh cut flower. The Zinderella Peach is loved by pollinators all throughout summer and into early fall. Like all Zinnnias, The Zinderella Peach is easy to grow and can be enjoyed year and year!

The Zinnia Thumbelina Mix might be tiny, but it definitely is a show-stopper -- blooming shades of red, orange, yellow, pink and white! This zinnia is also a perfect cut flower and would add a pop of color to any bouquet. The Thumbelina mix is wonderful for attracting pollinators, like butterflies. Like most zinnias, the easy to grow Thumbelina Mix loves the summer heat and thrives in the sun.

The Cherry Queen Zinnia produces a large bloom with brilliantly-red petals that are extremely easy to grow and long-lasting. The beautiful red blooms make a bright, bold statement in the meadow or garden.

The State Fair Zinnia is a customer favorite and a State Fair winner for its jumbo 5" flowers that bloom in a wide range of colors! This tall, robust plant produces flowers that bloom in shades of red, yellow, orange, purple, pink, white and bicolors. State Fair is disease resistant with terrific sun and heat tolerance.

The Pink Luminosa Zinnia produces a large bloom of lovely pink petals that make a beautiful, bold statement in the meadow or home garden. This bright variety is extremely easy to grow and long-lasting.

The California Giant Zinnia offers a full spectrum of large colorful flowers that make to be beautiful cut flowers in a bouquet or vase. The flat-petaled semi-double flowers are displayed on long, graceful stems. California giant is also an excellent backdrop for other annuals in flower beds and borders.