When can I plant Dahlberg Daisy in Zone 8a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The first opportunity to plant dahlberg daisy in Zone 8a can be figured out by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Dahlberg Daisy

Frost tolerance for dahlberg daisy: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

Dahlberg Daisy are not cold tolerant which tells us that it is necessary to wait until it warms up after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant dahlberg daisy 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 dahlberg daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your dahlberg daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your dahlberg daisy 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.

Remember that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 8a and it is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 8a it frosts late in the year after March 15 be ready to cover your dahlberg daisy in the event of 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.