When can I plant English Daisy in Zone 7a

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Zone 7a you can estimate when it's the best time to plant english daisy by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for English Daisy

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

English Daisy do well in some cold which means that you can plant them a little earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant english daisy in Zone 7a 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 english daisy and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your english daisy may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your english 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.

Keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 7a and it will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 7a we get a frost after April 15 so always be ready to cover your english daisy if we have one of those late frosts.

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.