When can I plant Felicia Daisy in Zone 1a

One of the first steps we take when we are getting a good idea our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The earliest that you can plant felicia daisy in Zone 1a should be determined by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Felicia Daisy

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

You can plant felicia daisy just a tiny bit earlier in the year because they do ok in moderate cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant felicia daisy in Zone 1a is June. However, you really should wait until July if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant felicia daisy and expect a good harvest is probably July. Any later than that and your felicia daisy may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your felicia daisy indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average all chance of frost has passed is on June 15 in Zone 1a. It might get as low as -60°F during 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 1a and it will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 1a it frosts late in the year after June 15 so be sure to be ready to protect your felicia daisy in the event of a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 1a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 1a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)June 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)July 15
Lowest Expected Low-60°F
Highest Expected Low-55°F

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

Plants to Grow in Zone 1a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 1a.