When can I plant Argyranthemum in Zone 7a

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.

The earliest that you can plant argyranthemum in Zone 7a should be figured out by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Argyranthemum

Frost tolerance for argyranthemum: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost has passed.

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

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

The earliest that you can plant argyranthemum in Zone 7a is April. However, you really should wait until May if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant argyranthemum and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your argyranthemum may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your argyranthemum indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost is on April 15 in Zone 7a. It might get as low as 0°F during the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 7a may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 7a we get a frost after April 15 so always be ready to protect your argyranthemum in the event of a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 7a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 7a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low0°F
Highest Expected Low5°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 0°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 5°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 7a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 7a.