When can I plant Transvaal Daisy 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.

A way of making a decision about when it's the best time to plant transvaal daisy is to examine the USDA zone info for Zone 9b.


Planting Calendar for Transvaal Daisy

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

Since transvaal daisy do ok in moderate cold you can plant them slightly earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant transvaal daisy in Zone 9b 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 transvaal daisy and expect a good harvest is probably September. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your transvaal daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your transvaal 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 9b. It might get as low as 25°F during the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 9b is an average our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 9b last frost occurs after February 15 be ready to cover your transvaal daisy if we have a surprise 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.