When can I plant Swan River Daisy in Zone 2a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

You can figure out when you can plant swan river daisy in Zone 2a by looking at 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.

Swan River Daisy do not do well in cold weather which tells us that it is important to wait until it warms up after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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A good time to plant swan river daisy
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The earliest that you can plant swan river 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 swan river daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your swan river daisy may not have a chance to really do well. Starting your swan river daisy indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 2a is an average and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 2a there is a last frost after May 15 be ready to protect your swan river daisy in the event of 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.