When can I plant Marguerite Daisy in Zone 3b

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule is the 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.

In Zone 3b you can figure out when it's the best time to plant marguerite daisy by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Marguerite Daisy

Frost tolerance for marguerite daisy: Not tolerant of frost.
When you should plant them: After the last frost when the weather gets warmer.

Marguerite Daisy do not do well in cold weather which tells us that it's important to wait until it warms up after the last frost when the weather gets warmer before you can plant them.

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

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

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is May 15 in Zone 3b. In the coldest months of winter we should expect an average low temperature of -35°F.

Since the USDA zone info for Zone 3b is just an average our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 3b we get a frost after May 15 so make sure that you are ready to cover your marguerite daisy if we have one of those late frosts.

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.