When can I plant Livingstone Daisy in Zone 9b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out 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.

You can estimate when you can plant livingstone daisy in Zone 9b by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Livingstone Daisy

Frost tolerance for livingstone daisy: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost.

You can not plant livingstone daisy until after the last frost has passed because they are not cold tolerant.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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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 9b is March. However, you really should wait until April 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 September. 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 9b the average date of last frost happens on February 15. We should expect an average low temperature of 25°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 9b is an average our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 9b we get surprised by a frost after February 15 be ready to protect your livingstone 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.