When can I plant Argyranthemum in Zone 8a

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us estimate 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.

You can figure out when it's the best time to plant argyranthemum in Zone 8a by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Argyranthemum

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

It's not a good idea to plant argyranthemum until after the last frost has passed because they require warm weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant argyranthemum in Zone 8a 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 argyranthemum and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your argyranthemum may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your argyranthemum indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 8a the average date of last frost happens on March 15. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of 10°F.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 8a is just an average and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Half of the time in Zone 8a we get a frost after March 15 so be sure to be ready to protect your argyranthemum if we have a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 8a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 8a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)March 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)November 15
Lowest Expected Low10°F
Highest Expected Low15°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 10°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 15°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 8a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 8a.