When can I plant Dahlberg Daisy in Zone 8b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to determine our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

A way of making a decision about when it's a good idea to plant dahlberg daisy is to look at the USDA zone info for Zone 8b.


Planting Calendar for Dahlberg Daisy

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

It's not a good idea to plant dahlberg daisy until after the last frost when the weather gets warmer because they require warm weather.

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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 8b 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. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your dahlberg daisy may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your dahlberg 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 8b. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of 15°F.

Always keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 8b and it can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 8b last frost occurs after March 15 be ready to cover your dahlberg daisy if we have a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 8b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 8b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)March 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)November 15
Lowest Expected Low15°F
Highest Expected Low20°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 15°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 20°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 8b

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