When can I plant Dahlberg Daisy in Evanston, IL

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

By checking out the USDA zone info for Evanston it's possible to estimate when it's possible to plant dahlberg daisy.


Planting Calendar for Dahlberg Daisy

Frost tolerance for dahlberg daisy: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

Since dahlberg daisy do not do well in cold weather you have to wait until after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant dahlberg daisy in Evanston is April. However, you really should wait until May if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant dahlberg daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your dahlberg daisy may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a few weeks earlier by starting your dahlberg daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average all chance of frost has passed is on April 15 in Evanston. We can expect an average low temperature of -15°F in the coldest months of winter.

It's important to remember that USDA zone info for Evanston is an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Since half of the time in Evanston last frost occurs after April 15 be ready to cover your dahlberg daisy if we have a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Evanston

Here is the info for USDA Zone 5b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low-15°F
Highest Expected Low-10°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -15°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -10°F.

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