When can I plant English Daisy in Zone 8a

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about 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.

In Zone 8a you can determine when it's a good idea to plant english daisy by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for English Daisy

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

You can plant english daisy a little bit earlier in the year because they are moderately cold tolerant.

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

The earliest that you can plant english daisy in Zone 8a 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 english daisy and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your english daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your english daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost has passed is on March 15 in Zone 8a. We can expect an average low temperature of 10°F in the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 8a may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 8a there is a last frost after March 15 be ready to protect your english daisy if we have one of those late frosts.

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.