When can I plant Marguerite Daisy in Zone 7a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule is the 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.

You can estimate when it's a good idea to plant marguerite daisy in Zone 7a by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Marguerite Daisy

Frost tolerance for marguerite daisy: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

Since marguerite daisy do not do well in cold weather it is important to wait until after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant marguerite 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 marguerite daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your marguerite daisy may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your marguerite daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer is on April 15 in Zone 7a. We can expect an average low temperature of 0°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 7a is not always accurate our actual date of last frost is different every year. Half of the time in Zone 7a we get surprised by a frost after April 15 so make sure that you are prepared to protect your marguerite daisy in the event of 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.