What to plant in June in Zone 11a? Plants and vegetables to plant in Zone 11a in June!

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For a gardener who is starting to plant in zone 11a, there are a few things you need to consider for planting firstly you need to understand the zone in which you are starting the gardening so that you can decide when to start and what to plant. In this article, you will get to know about what to plant in June in zone 11a.

Key takeaways:

  • In June in zone 11a, the temperature you can experience is up to 40°F which is considered the coldest year.
  • Sometimes you would also experience a temperature as low as  45°F.

Hardiness Zones: Why They Matter

Hardiness zones are also known as growing zones that are set up by the US. Department of Agriculture for various gardeners so that they come to know which plants will grow well in the specific location. 

So, hardiness zones are one of the ways that will help you in letting know the best period in the year so that you collect the seeds and put them in the ground depending on the location you are growing in and the climatic conditions that include sunlight, and temperature of that location. 

There is scaling of the hardiness zones, in which some measures the coolest zones whereas some measures the hottest zones. So, the cold temperature in the region with the scale lies from 1 (Coldest) to 13(Hottest). 

More of the US will lie between zones 3 to 9. So, you have to understand the hardness zones of your location depending on the place you are living in. It will help the plants to grow better in their desired location.

Where is climate zone 11?

Do you know where is climate zone 11? If yes then it’s great but if not then you have to know about it in detail a very long time ago the United States Department of Agriculture shared the idea of a plant hardiness zone map which tells that the countries are divided into 13 regions that will be based on annual minimum temperature ranges.

In which the coldest zone was Zone 1 on the other hand, the warmest was Zone 13. In various plant nurseries, you will see that the plants are labeled with their zone preferences so that the Gardner comes to know if it is perennial or annual for their area. Isn’t it a great thing of course it is as it will tell you about the range in which the plant will grow? 

This temperature does not play the main role when it comes to taking the plant in your home garden, but it can be beginning. It is because it will let you know about the growing season of the plant. So you can shop for the plants as per their regions.

In other words, climate zone 11 will consist of Hawaii, the Florida Keys, and Puerto Rico. Yes, it is the minimum level of temperature that is being set for such plants that like to remain warm and fall under 40 to 50°F temperature. In this zone, There is no frost. Winters will be warm in this region. 

So farmers can grow the plant in any of the growing seasons. But the main challenge which comes in this zone is the heat. It is because some of the plants will not grow best in the summer or the high exposure to heat.

What to plant in June in Zone 11a? 

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the 13 zones are established for minimum average winter temperatures in different and every state in the US. The zone is actually running in a latitudinal line spreading from north to south. Different zone does have different frost dates that help to decide when to plant during the winter months.

zone 11a
zone 11a

The following table shows the lowest and highest expected temperatures of zone 11a:

The lowest expected temperature 40°F
The highest expected temperature 45°F

Plants and vegetables to plant in Zone 11a in June!

Below is a list of planting  that will guide you for Zone 11a in June:


The following shows the list of the vegetables that you can plant in Zone 11a in June:

  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus
  • Asparagus lettuce
  • Asparagus peas
  • Beets
  • Bell Peppers
  • Bittercress
  • Black pepper
  • Black radish
  • Bok Choi
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Bunching Onions
  • Cabbage
  • Cantaloupes
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Chard
  • Chicory
  • Chinese cabbage
  • Chives
  • Corn
  • Corn salad
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplants
  • Endive
  • Fennel
  • Field Peas
  • Garden cress
  • Garlic
  • Gherkins
  • Green beans
  • Hamburg root parsley
  • Iceberg lettuce
  • Indian cress
  • Jerusalem artichokes
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Melons
  • Mustard greens
  • Napa cabbage
  • Neeps
  • New Zealand spinach
  • Okra
  • Onions
  • Parsnip
  • Pea
  • Peanut
  • Pearl onions
  • Peas
  • Pole beans
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkins
  • Purslane
  • Radicchio
  • Radishes
  • Red cabbage
  • Rhubarb
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Romanesco
  • Runner beans
  • Salsify
  • Savoy cabbage
  • Scallions
  • Shallots
  • Snap beans
  • Snow peas
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Strawberries
  • String beans
  • Sweet corn
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Tree onions
  • Turnips
  • Watercress
  • Watermelon
  • Welsh onion
  • Zucchini
zone 11a
zone 11a


The following shows the list of the herbs that you can plant in Zone 11a in June:

  • Anise
  • Basil
  • Borage
  • Chamomile
  • Chervil
  • Chinese celery
  • Chinese chives
  • Chives
  • Cilantro
  • Dill
  • Garden Orache
  • Lemon balm
  • Lemon grass
  • Lovage
  • Mustard
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Pennyroyal
  • Redvein Dock
  • Rosemary
  • Sorrel
  • Spearmint
  • Stevia
  • Summer Savory
  • Sweetscented Bedstraw
  • Tarragon
  • Thyme
  • Winter Savory
zone 11a
zone 11a


The following shows the list of the flowers that you can plant in Zone 11a in June:

  • Abutilon
  • Achillea
  • Achimenes
  • Aegopodium
  • African Daisy
  • Ageratum
  • Ajuga
  • Alstromeria
  • Alternanthera
  • Alternaria
  • Alyssum
  • Amaranthus
  • Anagallis
  • Anchusa
  • Anemone
  • Angelonia
  • Angel’s Trumpets
  • Arabis
  • Arctotis
  • Argyranthemum
  • Armeria
  • Artemesia
  • Asparagus Fern
  • Asters
  • Astilbe
  • Aubretia
  • Aubrieta
  • Aurinia
  • Axilflower
  • Baby Blue Eyes
  • Baby’s Breath
  • Bachelor Buttons
  • Bacopa
  • Balloon Flower
  • Balsam
  • Banana
  • Basket of Gold
  • Bee Balm
  • Begonias
  • Bellis
  • Bells of Ireland
  • Bidens
  • Bishop’s Weed
  • Black Eyed Susans
  • Bleeding Hearts
  • Bloodleaf
  • Blue Lace Flowers
  • Blue Throatwort
  • Bougainvillea
  • Bower Vine
  • Brachycome
  • Browallia
  • Brunfelsia
  • Buddha belly plant
  • Bunny Tails grass
  • Caladium
  • Calendula
  • Calibrachoa
  • California Poppy
  • Calla Lily
  • Calliopsis
  • Campanula
  • Candytuft
  • Canna
  • Cardinal Flower
  • Carnation
  • Catharanthus
  • Celosia
  • Centaurea
  • Cerastium
  • Chocolate Daisy
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Chrysocephalum
  • Cigar Plant
  • Cleome
  • Clover
  • Coleus
  • Columbine
  • Common hollyhock
  • Copperleaf
  • Coral Bells
  • Coreopsis
  • Cosmos
  • Crassula
  • Creeping Phlox
  • Creeping Zinnia
  • Crossandra
  • Cuphea
  • Dahlberg Daisy
  • Dahlia
  • Dahlias
  • Dallas Fern
  • Datura
  • Daylily
  • Decorative Kale
  • Delphinium
  • Dianthus
  • Diascia
  • Dichondra
  • Didiscus
  • Digitalis
  • Dipladenia
  • Doronicum
  • Dracaena
  • Dusty Miller
  • Echinacea
  • Elephant Ears
  • English Daisy
  • Erysimum
  • Euphorbia
  • Evolvulus
  • Fan flower
  • Felicia Daisy
  • Festuca
  • Feverfew
  • Fiber Optic Grass
  • Firebush
  • Flax
  • Flowering Kale
  • Flowering Maple
  • Flowering Tobacco
  • Flower-of-an-Hour
  • Forget-Me-Not
  • Fountain Grass
  • Four O’ Clock
  • Four-o-clock flower
  • Foxglove
  • Fuchsia
  • Gaillardia
  • Galium
  • Garden Mums
  • Gayfeather
  • Gazania
  • Geranium
  • Gerbera
  • Geum
  • Gladiolus
  • Gloriosa Daisy
  • Gloriosa Lily
  • Gomphrena
  • Guara
  • Gypsophila
  • Hamelia
  • Hardy Asters
  • Hardy Hibiscus
  • Helianthemum
  • Heliotrope
  • Hemerocallis
  • Heuchera
  • Hibiscus
  • Hollyhocks
  • Hosta
  • Hypericum
  • Iberis
  • Iceland Poppy
  • Impatiens
  • Iresene
  • Jasmine
  • Lantana
  • Larkspur
  • Lavender
  • Lavender Cotton
  • Lenten Rose
  • Liatris
  • Lisianthus
  • Lithospermum
  • Livingstone Daisy
  • Lobelia
  • Lotus Vine
  • Lunaria
  • Lupine
  • Lysimachia
  • Maltese Cross
  • Marguerite Daisy
  • Marigold
  • Matricaria
  • Mecardonia
  • Melampodium
  • Mexican Feather Grass
  • Millet
  • Mimulus
  • Missouri Primrose
  • Monarda
  • Money Plant
  • Monkey Flower
  • Moon Vine
  • Morning Glory
  • Myosotis
  • Napa Valley Fern
  • Nasturtium
  • Nemesia
  • Nicotiana
  • Nierembergia
  • Nigella
  • Nolana
  • Oenothera
  • Oleander
  • Oriental poppies
  • Ornamental Grasses
  • Osteospermum
  • Oxalis
  • Painted Daisies
  • Painted Tongues
  • Pampas Grass
  • Pansies
  • Pennisetum
  • Penstemon
  • Pentas
  • Peonies
  • Perilla
  • Periwinkles
  • Petunias
  • Phlox
  • Pincushion Flower
  • Platycodon
  • Plectranthus
  • Polka Dot Plant
  • Polygonums
  • Poppies
  • Portulaca
  • Primroses
  • Primula
  • Purple Bell Vines
  • Purple Coneflower
  • Purple Rock Cress
  • Pyrethrum
  • Red Hot Pokers
  • Regal Geranium
  • Rock Cress
  • Roses
  • Ruby Grass
  • Rudbeckia
  • Sagina
  • Salpiglossis
  • Salvia
  • Santolina
  • Sanvitalia
  • Saxifraga
  • Scabiosa
  • Scaevola
  • Scarlet Pimpernels
  • Scarlet Runner Beans
  • Schizanthus
  • Scutellaria
  • Sedum
  • Shasta Daisys
  • Skullcap
  • Snapdragons
  • Snow-in Summer
  • Statice
  • Steirodiscus
  • Stocks
  • Stoneseed
  • Strawflowers
  • Streptocarpella
  • Sunflowers
  • Sutera
  • Swan River Daisy
  • Sweet Peas
  • Sweet Potato Vine
  • Sweet Sultan
  • Sweet Williams
  • Sweet Woodruff
  • Tagetes
  • Tall Phlox
  • Thunbergia
  • Tithonia
  • Torch Lilys
  • Torenia
  • Trachelium
  • Trailing Portulaca
  • Transvaal Daisy
  • Trifolium
  • Tritoma
  • Tropical Hibiscus
  • Tropical Water Plants
  • Twinspur
  • Verbena
  • Veronica
  • Vinca Vine
  • Violas
  • Violets
  • Xerianthemum
  • Yarrow
  • Zinnia

Flowers and foliage to grow in climate zone 11

As mentioned, there are various flowers to grow in climate zone 11 and foliage as well. Those flowers that will grow in Zone 11th are exotic like passion flowers, kangaroo paws, etc. It is because both of them like to grow in the warm temperature range.

Various other flowers can grow in the heat of this zone 11 such as lantana and salvia plants. Some of the succulents will also thrive well. if you want to grow ornamental grasses in your home garden, then you can go for it as they also like to grow in warm temperature and makes amazing borders in your home garden.

Fruit trees to grow in climate zone 11

Like flowers and foliage, there are various fruit trees to grow in climate zone 11. Some of the tropical and citrus fruit trees will grow amazingly in the Zone 11 climate.

Some of those tropical plants are dragon, fruit, lychee, kiwi, starfruit, guava plants, etc. These are the amazing options to grow in climate zone 11. Other plants that will grow well are fig, avocado, banana trees, etc As they grow well in this climate, too. 


Planting done after reading what to plant in a particular zone will be very productive to a gardener to gain profit.

The above-mentioned list of plants to be planted in Zone 11a is very useful for the person who is just starting to plant in Zone 11a. 

Thanks for reading! Happy Gardening!

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