When can I plant Swan River Daisy in Zone 1b

One of the first steps we take when we are determining 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.

The first chance to plant swan river daisy in Zone 1b should be figured out by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Swan River Daisy

Frost tolerance for swan river daisy: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost.

Since swan river daisy require warm weather it is necessary to wait until after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

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

The last month that you can plant swan river daisy and expect a good harvest is probably July. Any later than that and your swan river daisy may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your swan river daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 1b the average date of last frost happens on June 15. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of -55°F.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 1b may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 1b we get a frost after June 15 so make sure that you are prepared to protect your swan river 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.