When can I plant Painted Daisies in Zone 9b

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.

One way of determining when you can plant painted daisies is to examine the USDA zone info for Zone 9b.


Planting Calendar for Painted Daisies

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

Painted Daisies do well in moderate cold which tells us that you can start planting them earlier than more sensitive plants.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant painted daisies
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant painted daisies
Probably not a good time to plant painted daisies

The earliest that you can plant painted daisies 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 painted daisies and expect a good harvest is probably October. Any later than that and your painted daisies may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your painted daisies indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 9b the average date of last frost happens on February 15. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of 25°F.

Remember that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 9b and it changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 9b we get surprised by a frost after February 15 so make sure that you are prepared to cover your painted daisies 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.