When can I plant Dahlberg Daisy in Zone 2a

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.

A way of figuring out when to plant dahlberg daisy is to check out the USDA zone info for Zone 2a.


Planting Calendar for Dahlberg Daisy

Frost tolerance for dahlberg daisy: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost has passed.

Dahlberg Daisy do not do well in cold weather which means that it is important to wait until it warms up after the last frost has passed before you can plant them.

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The earliest that you can plant dahlberg daisy in Zone 2a 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 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. If you are starting your dahlberg daisy indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost is on May 15 in Zone 2a. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of -50°F.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 2a is not always accurate our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 2a last frost occurs after May 15 so always be ready to cover your dahlberg daisy if we have a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 2a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 2a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)May 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)August 15
Lowest Expected Low-50°F
Highest Expected Low-45°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -50°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -45°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 2a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 2a.