When can I plant Felicia 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 figure out when it's the best time to plant felicia daisy by looking at 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 plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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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 7a 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. If you wait any later than that and your felicia daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your felicia daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 7a is not always accurate 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 make sure that you are ready to protect your felicia daisy in the event of a 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.