When can I plant Transvaal Daisy in Zone 7b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The earliest that you can plant transvaal daisy in Zone 7b should be figured out by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Transvaal Daisy

Frost tolerance for transvaal daisy: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Since transvaal daisy are one of those plants that can tolerate a tiny bit of cold weather you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant transvaal daisy in Zone 7b 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 transvaal daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your transvaal daisy may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your transvaal daisy indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 7b and it can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 7b last frost occurs after April 15 be ready to cover your transvaal daisy if we have a late frost.

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.