When can I plant Swan River Daisy in Zone 12a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us determine 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.

The USDA zone info for Zone 12a should be looked at to figure out when it's the best time to plant swan river daisy.


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.

Since swan river daisy do not do well in cold weather you must wait until after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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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 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 swan river daisy and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your swan river daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your swan river daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Remember that our actual date of last frost is just 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 swan river 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.