When can astilbe be planted outside?

tomahawkclaimApril 20, 2011

At a big box store, I bought an assortment of astilbe starts which I immediately potted. They're thriving on my window sill. When can I move them out to the garden? Do I have to wait until the last frost date? Nance

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tsugajunkie z5 SE WI

Can be planted now. Mine are coming up.

tj

    Bookmark   May 5, 2011 at 9:46PM
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on_greenthumb

I was just going to say the same thing. I would wait until the ones outside are growing and all of mine are starting to pop out their heads.

    Bookmark   May 7, 2011 at 10:38AM
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jsbuys

I have the same question. It is March now, and I am in zone 7. I have never grown these before, but have them started in pots indoors and they are doing well. I would like to get them outside, but do not want to do it too soon. I guess my question is what should the average temperature be before they can go outside?

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    Bookmark   March 5, 2014 at 7:20PM
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shadeyplace(7)

there is still snow on the ground here (in zone 7) definitely wait until weather warms. (April/May)

    Bookmark   March 6, 2014 at 8:38AM
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