When can I plant Daylily in Zone 7b

The USDA Zone info is a great tool for gardeners to help us figure out our gardening schedule. The zone info helps tell us things like average date of last frost and lowest expected temperature for our area.

It's a good idea to figure out when it's possible to plant daylily by reviewing the USDA zone info for Zone 7b.


Planting Calendar for Daylily

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

Since daylily do well in moderate cold you can plant them a bit earlier in the year than plants that are more sensitive to the cold.

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

The earliest that you can plant daylily in Zone 7b is February. However, you really should wait until March if you don't want to take any chances.

The last month that you can plant daylily and expect a good harvest is probably September. Any later than that and your daylily may not have a chance to grow to maturity. Starting your daylily indoors is a great way to get them started a little bit earlier.

Last Frost Date

The average date of last frost is April 15 in Zone 7b. 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 7b is just an average and our actual date of last frost is different every year. Since half of the time in Zone 7b it frosts late in the year after April 15 be ready to protect your daylily if we have a late frost.

USDA Zone Info for Zone 7b

Here is the info for USDA Zone 7b.

Average Date of Last Frost (spring)April 15
Average Date of First Frost (fall)October 15
Lowest Expected Low5°F
Highest Expected Low10°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 10°F.

Plants to Grow in Zone 7b

You may be interested in our other planting guides for Zone 7b.