When can I plant Livingstone Daisy in Zone 12b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Zone 12b you can determine when it's a good idea to plant livingstone daisy by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Livingstone Daisy

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

It's probably a bad idea to plant livingstone daisy until after the last frost because they are not cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant livingstone daisy 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 livingstone daisy and expect a good harvest is probably November. Any later than that and your livingstone daisy may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your livingstone daisy indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of 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 an average our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 12b you do not have to be ready to cover your livingstone daisy if we have 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.