When can I plant Gloriosa Daisy in Zone 9a

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

By checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 9a you should be able to figure out when it's possible to plant gloriosa daisy.


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 do well in moderate cold you can plant them a little bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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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 9a is January. However, you really should wait until February 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 October. If you wait any later than that and your gloriosa daisy may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your gloriosa daisy indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 9a is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 9a it frosts late in the year after February 15 be ready to cover your gloriosa daisy in the event of a surprise late frost.

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.