When can I plant Gloriosa Daisy in Zone 8b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

In Zone 8b you can figure out when it's possible to plant gloriosa daisy by using the USDA zone info.


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.

Since gloriosa daisy are one of those plants that can tolerate a little bit of cold weather you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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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 8b 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 really do well. If you are starting your gloriosa daisy indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 8b may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost 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 gloriosa daisy if we have a surprise 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.