When can I plant Argyranthemum in Zone 12b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

A way of estimating when it's possible to plant argyranthemum is to refer to the USDA zone info for Zone 12b.


Planting Calendar for Argyranthemum

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

Argyranthemum do not do well in cold weather which tells us that you need to wait until it warms up after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant argyranthemum in Zone 12b 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 argyranthemum and expect a good harvest is probably November. If you wait any later than that and your argyranthemum may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your argyranthemum indoors is a great way to get them started a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 12b it never frosts. We should expect an average low temperature of 55°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 12b is not always accurate our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 12b you do not have to be ready to cover your argyranthemum in the event of a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 12b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 12b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low55°F
Highest Expected Low60°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 55°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 60°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 12b

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