When can I plant Chocolate Daisy in Zone 2b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

A common way of determining when it's the best time to plant chocolate daisy is to refer to the USDA zone info for Zone 2b.


Planting Calendar for Chocolate Daisy

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

Chocolate Daisy do ok in moderate cold which means that you can start planting them slightly earlier than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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A good time to plant chocolate daisy
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant chocolate daisy
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The earliest that you can plant chocolate daisy 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 chocolate daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your chocolate daisy may not have a chance to fully mature. You can get started a couple of weeks earlier by starting your chocolate daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer is on May 15 in Zone 2b. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of -45°F.

Keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 2b is an average and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 2b it frosts late in the year after May 15 so always be ready to protect your chocolate daisy in the event of 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.