When can I plant African Daisy in Zone 7b

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.

The first opportunity to plant african daisy in Zone 7b should be estimated by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for African Daisy

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

African Daisy tend to make it in moderate cold which means that you can plant them a little bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant african daisy in Zone 7b 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 african daisy and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your african daisy may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your african daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Zone 7b. We can expect an average low temperature of 5°F in the coldest months of winter.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 7b is just an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 7b we get surprised by a frost after April 15 be ready to protect your african daisy if we have one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 7b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 7b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low5°F
Highest Expected Low10°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 5°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 10°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 7b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 7b.