When can I plant Statice in Zone 4b

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.

It's a good idea to determine when it's the best time to plant statice by using the USDA zone info for Zone 4b.


Planting Calendar for Statice

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

Statice do well in moderate cold which tells us that you can plant them earlier than more sensitive plants.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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A good time to plant statice
Possibly ok, but a risky time to plant statice
Probably not a good time to plant statice

The earliest that you can plant statice in Zone 4b is March. However, you really should wait until April if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant statice and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your statice may not have a chance to really do well. If you are starting your statice indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a few weeks earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 4b the average date of last frost happens on May 15. It might get as low as -25°F during the coldest months of winter.

Remember that USDA zone info for Zone 4b is not always accurate and our actual date of last frost changes from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 4b we get a frost after May 15 be ready to protect your statice in the event of one of those late frosts.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 4b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 4b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)May 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)September 15
Lowest Expected Low-25°F
Highest Expected Low-20°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -25°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -20°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 4b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 4b.