When can I plant Shasta Daisys in Zone 7a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

You will be able to determine when it's possible to plant shasta daisys by reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 7a.


Planting Calendar for Shasta Daisys

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

Since shasta daisys are moderately cold tolerant you can plant them a little bit earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant shasta daisys
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant shasta daisys
Probably not a good time to plant shasta daisys

The earliest that you can plant shasta daisys 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 shasta daisys and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your shasta daisys may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your shasta daisys indoors.

Last Frost Date

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

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 7a is an average our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 7a we get a frost after April 15 be ready to cover your shasta daisys 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.