When can I plant Swan River Daisy in Zone 10a

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

It's possible to estimate when it's the best time to plant swan river daisy by referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 10a.


Planting Calendar for Swan River Daisy

Frost tolerance for swan river daisy: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

Swan River Daisy are not cold tolerant which tells us that you need to wait until it warms up after the last frost before you can plant them.

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A good time to plant swan river daisy
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant swan river daisy
Probably not a good time to plant swan river daisy

The earliest that you can plant swan river daisy in Zone 10a is February. However, you really should wait until March if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant swan river daisy and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your swan river daisy may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your swan river daisy 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 January 31 in Zone 10a. We can expect an average low temperature of 30°F in the coldest months of winter.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 10a is just an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 10a it frosts late in the year after January 31 be ready to cover your swan river daisy in the event of one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 10a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 10a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)January 31
Average Date of First Frost (fall)December 15
Lowest Expected Low30°F
Highest Expected Low35°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 30°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 35°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 10a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 10a.