When can I plant Felicia Daisy in Zone 6a

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

In Zone 6a you can determine when it's a good idea to plant felicia daisy by checking out 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.

Felicia Daisy are barely cold tolerant which tells us that you can plant them slightly earlier than other frost tender plants.

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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 6a is March. However, you really should wait until April 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 August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your felicia daisy may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your felicia daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 6a the average date of last frost happens on April 15. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of -10°F.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 6a is just an average and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 6a we get a frost after April 15 so just be sure to be ready to cover your felicia daisy if we have one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 6a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 6a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low-10°F
Highest Expected Low-5°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -10°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -5°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 6a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 6a.