When can I plant English Daisy in Zone 2a

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

It's possible to determine when it's the best time to plant english daisy by referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 2a.


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 ok in a little bit of cold which tells us that you can plant them a little earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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

The earliest that you can plant english daisy in Zone 2a is April. However, you really should wait until May 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 August. Any later than that and your english daisy may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your english daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost has passed is on May 15 in Zone 2a. It might get as low as -50°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that our actual date of last frost is just an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 2a and it can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 2a we get a frost after May 15 so make sure that you are prepared to cover your english 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.