When can I plant Gloriosa Daisy in Zone 2a

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us determine our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The first chance to plant gloriosa daisy in Zone 2a can be figured out 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.

Since gloriosa daisy are moderately cold tolerant you can plant them a little earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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The earliest that you can plant gloriosa 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 gloriosa daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your gloriosa daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. 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

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

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 2a is an average our actual date of last frost is different every year. Half of the time in Zone 2a we get surprised by a frost after May 15 so always be ready to protect your gloriosa daisy if we have a surprise 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.