When can I plant Livingstone Daisy in Zone 3b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out 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.

The best time to plant livingstone daisy in Zone 3b can be determined by reviewing the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Livingstone Daisy

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

It's probably a bad idea to plant livingstone daisy until after the last frost when the weather gets warmer because they are not cold tolerant.

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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 3b 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. You probably don't want to wait any later than that or else your livingstone daisy may not have a chance to fully mature. Starting your livingstone daisy indoors is a great way to get them started a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 3b the average date of last frost happens on May 15. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of -35°F.

Always keep in mind that USDA zone info for Zone 3b is just an average and our actual date of last frost will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 3b there is a last frost after May 15 so be sure to be ready to protect your livingstone daisy in the event of a surprise late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 3b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 3b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)May 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)September 15
Lowest Expected Low-35°F
Highest Expected Low-30°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -35°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -30°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 3b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 3b.