When can I plant Dahlberg Daisy in Zone 7a

One of the first steps we take when we are estimating 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 dahlberg daisy in Zone 7a can be estimated by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Dahlberg Daisy

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

You should not plant dahlberg daisy until after all chance of frost has passed because they do not do well in cold weather.

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The earliest that you can plant dahlberg daisy 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 dahlberg daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your dahlberg daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your dahlberg daisy indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Zone 7a. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of 0°F.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 7a is an average our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 7a last frost occurs after April 15 so make sure that you are ready to cover your dahlberg daisy 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.