When can I plant Angel's Trumpets in Zone 2b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out our garden 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 opportunity to plant angel's trumpets in Zone 2b can be determined by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Angel's Trumpets

Frost tolerance for angel's trumpets: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

You can plant angel's trumpets just a tiny bit earlier in the year because they are barely cold tolerant.

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A good time to plant angel's trumpets
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The earliest that you can plant angel's trumpets in Zone 2b 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 angel's trumpets and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your angel's trumpets may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your angel's trumpets indoors.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 2b the average date of last frost happens on May 15. We should expect an average low temperature of -45°F in the coldest months of winter.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 2b is an average our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 2b there is a last frost after May 15 be ready to cover your angel's trumpets in the event of a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 2b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 2b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)May 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)August 15
Lowest Expected Low-45°F
Highest Expected Low-40°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -45°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -40°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 2b

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