When can I plant Chocolate Daisy in Hillview, KY

One of the first steps we take when we are estimating our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

A way of making a decision about when you can plant chocolate daisy is to look at the USDA zone info for Hillview.


Planting Calendar for Chocolate Daisy

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

Chocolate Daisy tend to make it in a tiny bit of cold which means that you can plant them just a tiny bit earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant chocolate daisy in Hillview 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 chocolate daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your chocolate daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your chocolate 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 April 15 in Hillview. It might get as low as -5°F during the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Hillview may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Hillview we get a frost after April 15 so just be sure to be ready to cover your chocolate daisy in the event of one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Hillview

Here is the info for USDA Zone 6b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low-5°F
Highest Expected Low0°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -5°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 0°F.

Plants to Grow in Hillview

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Hillview.