When can I plant Swan River 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.

You can estimate when you can plant swan river daisy in Zone 8b by checking out the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Swan River Daisy

Frost tolerance for swan river daisy: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

Since swan river daisy do not do well in cold weather it is necessary to wait until after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant swan river 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 swan river daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your swan river daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your swan river daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is March 15 in Zone 8b. We can expect an average low temperature of 15°F in the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that our actual date of last frost is 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 we get surprised by a frost after March 15 be ready to cover your swan river daisy in the event of 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.