When can I plant African Daisy in Zone 9b

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

It's possible to determine when it's a good idea to plant african daisy by checking out the USDA zone info for Zone 9b.


Planting Calendar for African Daisy

Frost tolerance for african daisy: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Since african daisy do well in moderate cold you can plant them just a bit earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant african daisy in Zone 9b 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 african daisy and expect a good harvest is probably October. If you wait any later than that and your african daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your african daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average all chance of frost has passed is on February 15 in Zone 9b. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of 25°F.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 9b is an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 9b we get a frost after February 15 be ready to cover your african daisy in the event of a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 9b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 9b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)February 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)December 15
Lowest Expected Low25°F
Highest Expected Low30°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is 25°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 30°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 9b

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