When can I plant Livingstone Daisy in Zone 2b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

You should be able to determine when it's the best time to plant livingstone daisy by looking at the USDA zone info for Zone 2b.


Planting Calendar for Livingstone Daisy

Frost tolerance for livingstone daisy: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost has passed.

Since livingstone daisy do not do well in cold weather it is necessary to wait until after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant livingstone 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 livingstone daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your livingstone daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your livingstone daisy indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost when the weather gets warmer is on May 15 in Zone 2b. It might get as low as -45°F during the coldest months of winter.

Keep in mind 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 can change quite a bit from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 2b we get surprised by a frost after May 15 so just be sure to be ready to protect your livingstone 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.