When can I plant Gloriosa Daisy in Zone 8a

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 way of determining when it's possible to plant gloriosa daisy is to consult the USDA zone info for Zone 8a.


Planting Calendar for Gloriosa Daisy

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

You can plant gloriosa daisy a bit earlier in the year because they are one of those plants that can tolerate a little bit of cold weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant gloriosa 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 gloriosa daisy and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your gloriosa daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your gloriosa daisy indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average all chance of frost has passed is on March 15 in Zone 8a. It might get as low as 10°F during the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 8a is just an average our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 8a we get surprised by a frost after March 15 be ready to cover your gloriosa daisy 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.