When can I plant Transvaal Daisy 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.

In Zone 8a you can figure out when to plant transvaal daisy 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.

Transvaal Daisy tend to make it in mild cold which tells us that you can plant them just a tiny bit earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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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 8a 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. If you wait any later than that and your transvaal daisy may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your transvaal 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 should expect an average low temperature of 10°F.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 8a is just an average and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 8a it frosts late in the year after March 15 so just be sure to be ready to cover your transvaal daisy in the event of 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.