When can I plant Felicia Daisy in Zone 9a

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

The best time to plant felicia daisy in Zone 9a can be determined by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Felicia Daisy

Frost tolerance for felicia daisy: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Felicia Daisy can survive in a tiny bit of cold which tells us that you can plant them slightly earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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The earliest that you can plant felicia daisy in Zone 9a 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 felicia daisy and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your felicia daisy may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your felicia daisy indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 9a the average date of last frost happens on February 15. We can expect an average low temperature of 20°F in the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that our actual date of last frost may not be accurate from year to year because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 9a and it can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 9a it frosts late in the year after February 15 be ready to protect your felicia daisy if we have one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 9a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 9a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)February 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)December 15
Lowest Expected Low20°F
Highest Expected Low25°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 20°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 25°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 9a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 9a.