When can I plant Livingstone Daisy in Zone 6b

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

By referring to the USDA zone info for Zone 6b it's a good idea to estimate when it's possible to plant livingstone daisy.


Planting Calendar for Livingstone Daisy

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

Livingstone Daisy require warm weather which means that it's important to wait until it warms up after all chance of frost has passed before you can plant them.

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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 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 livingstone daisy and expect a good harvest is probably August. If you wait any later than that and your livingstone daisy may not have a chance to really do well. You can get started a little bit earlier by starting your livingstone daisy indoors.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Zone 6b. It might get as low as -5°F during the coldest months of winter.

Just be sure to remember that USDA zone info for Zone 6b 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 6b it frosts late in the year after April 15 be ready to protect your livingstone daisy in the event of one of those late frosts.

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.