When can I plant English Daisy in Evanston, IL

One of the first steps we take when we are figuring out our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. 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 it's possible to plant english daisy in Evanston by using the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for English Daisy

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

English Daisy do well in moderate cold which means that you can plant them a little bit earlier than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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A good time to plant english daisy
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant english daisy
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The earliest that you can plant english daisy in Evanston 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 english daisy and expect a good harvest is probably September. If you wait any later than that and your english daisy may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your english daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost is on April 15 in Evanston. It might get as low as -15°F during the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Evanston and it changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Evanston there is a last frost after April 15 be ready to cover your english daisy in the event of a 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.

Plants to Grow in Evanston

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