When can I plant Gloriosa Daisy in Zone 1b

One of the first steps we take when we are making a decision about 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.

The best time to plant gloriosa daisy in Zone 1b can be estimated by referring to the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Gloriosa Daisy

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

Gloriosa Daisy do ok in some cold which tells us that you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than more sensitive plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant gloriosa daisy in Zone 1b is May. However, you really should wait until June if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant gloriosa daisy and expect a good harvest is probably July. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your gloriosa daisy may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your gloriosa daisy indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 1b the average date of last frost happens on June 15. It might get as low as -55°F during the coldest months of winter.

Always keep in mind that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 1b and it is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 1b it frosts late in the year after June 15 be ready to cover your gloriosa daisy if we have one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 1b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 1b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)June 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)July 15
Lowest Expected Low-55°F
Highest Expected Low-50°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -55°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -50°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 1b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 1b.