When can I plant Livingstone Daisy in Zone 7b

One of the first steps we take when we are estimating our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

A common way of getting a good idea when it's the best time to plant livingstone daisy is to refer to the USDA zone info for Zone 7b.


Planting Calendar for Livingstone Daisy

Frost tolerance for livingstone daisy: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost.

You really shouldn't plant livingstone daisy until after the last frost because they are not cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant livingstone daisy in Zone 7b 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 livingstone daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your livingstone daisy may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your livingstone daisy indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Remember that our actual date of last frost may not be accurate from year to year because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 7b and it is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 7b we get surprised by a frost after April 15 be ready to cover your livingstone daisy in the event of 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.