When can I plant Livingstone Daisy in Zone 8b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The earliest that you can plant livingstone daisy in Zone 8b can be figured out by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Livingstone Daisy

Frost tolerance for livingstone daisy: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

Livingstone Daisy require warm weather which means that you have to wait until it warms up after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant livingstone 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 livingstone daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your livingstone daisy may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your livingstone daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 8b the average date of last frost happens on March 15. We should expect an average low temperature of 15°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 8b is not always accurate our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 8b we get surprised by a frost after March 15 be ready to cover your livingstone daisy if we have one of those late frosts.

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.