When can I plant Blue Lace Flowers in Zone 2b

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

The first opportunity to plant blue lace flowers in Zone 2b should be estimated by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Blue Lace Flowers

Frost tolerance for blue lace flowers: Tolerant of a very small amount of frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 3 weeks before last frost.

Blue Lace Flowers can survive in very little cold which means that you can plant them slightly earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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A good time to plant blue lace flowers
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant blue lace flowers
Probably not a good time to plant blue lace flowers

The earliest that you can plant blue lace flowers 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 blue lace flowers and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your blue lace flowers may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your blue lace flowers indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

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 2b and it changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 2b last frost occurs after May 15 so always be ready to cover your blue lace flowers if we have one of those late frosts.

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.