When can I plant Dahlberg Daisy in Zone 6a

One of the best tools that we have as gardeners to help us estimate our gardening schedule is the USDA zone info. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

A way of determining when it's a good idea to plant dahlberg daisy is to examine the USDA zone info for Zone 6a.


Planting Calendar for Dahlberg Daisy

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

It's probably a bad idea to plant dahlberg daisy until after the last frost has passed because they require warm weather.

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

The earliest that you can plant dahlberg daisy in Zone 6a 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 dahlberg daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. Any later than that and your dahlberg daisy may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your dahlberg daisy indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

In Zone 6a the average date of last frost happens on April 15. In the coldest months of winter we can expect an average low temperature of -10°F.

It's important to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 6a may not be accurate from year to year and our actual date of last frost can change quite a bit from year to year. Since half of the time in Zone 6a we get a frost after April 15 be ready to protect your dahlberg daisy in the event of a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 6a

Here is the info for USDA Zone 6a.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low-10°F
Highest Expected Low-5°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -10°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near -5°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 6a

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 6a.