When can I plant Argyranthemum in Zone 6b

Before planting it is a good idea to find our USDA Zone info to estimate our garden schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

The earliest that you can plant argyranthemum in Zone 6b can be estimated by looking at the USDA zone info.


Planting Calendar for Argyranthemum

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

Since argyranthemum do not do well in cold weather it's necessary to wait until after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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

The earliest that you can plant argyranthemum in Zone 6b 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 argyranthemum and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your argyranthemum may not have a chance to fully mature. If you are starting your argyranthemum indoors then you might be able to get away with starting them a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

On average the last frost has passed is on April 15 in Zone 6b. We can expect an average low temperature of -5°F in the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that our actual date of last frost is not always accurate because it is based on the USDA zone info for Zone 6b and it will vary from year to year. Half of the time in Zone 6b we get a frost after April 15 so make sure that you are prepared to cover your argyranthemum if we have a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 6b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 6b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low-5°F
Highest Expected Low0°F

This means that on a really cold year, the coldest it will get is -5°F. On most years you should be prepared to experience lows near 0°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 6b

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