When can I plant English Daisy in Zone 2b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate 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.

A common way of determining when you can plant english daisy is to examine the USDA zone info for Zone 2b.


Planting Calendar for English Daisy

Frost tolerance for english daisy: Tolerant of some frost.
When you should plant them: Up to 5 weeks before last frost.

Since english daisy do well in moderate cold you can plant them just a bit earlier in the year than other frost tender plants.

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A good time to plant english daisy
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant english daisy
Probably not a good time to plant english daisy

The earliest that you can plant english daisy in Zone 2b 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 english daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your english daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your english daisy indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 2b may not be accurate from year to year our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 2b there is a last frost after May 15 so make sure that you are ready to protect your english daisy if we have a 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.