When can I plant Gloriosa Daisy in Zone 6a

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about 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.

You should be able to figure out when it's a good idea to plant gloriosa daisy by reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 6a.


Planting Calendar for Gloriosa Daisy

Frost tolerance for gloriosa daisy: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

You can plant gloriosa daisy a bit earlier in the year because they are moderately cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant gloriosa daisy in Zone 6a is February. However, you really should wait until March if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant gloriosa daisy and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your gloriosa daisy may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your gloriosa daisy indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average all chance of frost has passed is on April 15 in Zone 6a. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of -10°F.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 6a is not always accurate our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 6a we get a frost after April 15 be ready to protect your gloriosa 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.