When can I plant Chocolate Daisy in Zone 13b

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

You can figure out when it's a good idea to plant chocolate daisy in Zone 13b by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Chocolate Daisy

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

Since chocolate daisy do ok in moderate cold you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant chocolate daisy in Zone 13b 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 chocolate daisy and expect a good harvest is probably November. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your chocolate daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your chocolate daisy indoors is a great way to get them started a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 13b it never frosts. It might get as low as 65°F during the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 13b is just an average and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since it never frosts in Zone 13b you do not have to be ready to protect your chocolate daisy in the event of one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 13b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 13b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)Never
Average Date of First Frost (fall)Never
Lowest Expected Low65°F
Highest Expected Low70°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 65°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 70°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 13b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 13b.