When can I plant Swan River Daisy in Zone 2b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to figure out our garden schedule. The most important data that the zone info tells us is average last frost and the lowest expected temperature for our area.

The first opportunity to plant swan river daisy in Zone 2b can be determined by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Swan River Daisy

Frost tolerance for swan river daisy: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After all chance of frost has passed.

Since swan river daisy require warm weather you have to wait until after the last frost before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant swan river 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 swan river daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your swan river daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. If you are starting your swan river 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. It might get as low as -45°F during the coldest months of winter.

It's important to remember that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate 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 last frost occurs after May 15 so just be sure to be ready to protect your swan river daisy in the event of 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.