When can I plant Felicia Daisy in Zone 12a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

By reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 12a it's possible to determine when you can plant felicia daisy.


Planting Calendar for Felicia Daisy

Frost tolerance for felicia daisy: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Since felicia daisy are one of those plants that can tolerate a tiny bit of cold weather you can plant them just a tiny bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant felicia daisy in Zone 12a is January. However, you really should wait until February if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant felicia daisy and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your felicia daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your felicia daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 12a it never frosts. We should expect an average low temperature of 50°F in the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 12a and it can change quite a bit from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 12a you do not have to be ready to cover your felicia daisy in the event of one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 12a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 12a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low50°F
Highest Expected Low55°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 50°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 55°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 12a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 12a.