When can I plant Felicia Daisy in Zone 2b

One of the first steps we take when we are getting a good idea our gardening schedule is find our USDA Zone info. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

By using the USDA zone info for Zone 2b you will be able to estimate when it's possible to plant felicia daisy.


Planting Calendar for Felicia Daisy

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

Felicia Daisy are one of those plants that can tolerate a tiny bit of cold weather 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 felicia daisy
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant felicia daisy
Probably not a good time to plant felicia daisy

The earliest that you can plant felicia 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 felicia daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your felicia daisy may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your felicia daisy indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Remember that our actual date of last frost is an average because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 2b and it is different every year. Half of the time in Zone 2b we get a frost after May 15 so make sure that you are prepared to cover your felicia daisy 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.