When can I plant Shasta Daisys in Zone 2b

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

You will be able to estimate when you can plant shasta daisys by referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 2b.


Planting Calendar for Shasta Daisys

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

Since shasta daisys are moderately cold tolerant you can plant them a little bit earlier in the year than other plants that might not handle the cold.

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A good time to plant shasta daisys
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant shasta daisys
Probably not a good time to plant shasta daisys

The earliest that you can plant shasta daisys 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 shasta daisys and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your shasta daisys may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your shasta daisys indoors is a great way to get them started a couple of weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

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

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 2b is an average and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 2b last frost occurs after May 15 be ready to cover your shasta daisys if we have a surprise 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.