When can I plant Marguerite Daisy in Zone 12a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule is the 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.

A way of estimating when it's the best time to plant marguerite daisy is to look at the USDA zone info for Zone 12a.


Planting Calendar for Marguerite Daisy

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

Marguerite Daisy are not cold tolerant which means that it is important to wait until it warms up after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant marguerite 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 marguerite daisy and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your marguerite daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your marguerite daisy indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

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 changes from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 12a you do not have to be ready to protect your marguerite daisy if we have a late frost.

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.