Simpson's zephyr lily
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: to 1 ft
Flower Color: white
Phenology: winter dormant,spring ephemeral
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Small wildflower or plant in with other low groundcovers. Foliage is very fine and the plant is inconspicuous except when in bloom.
Propagation: Division of bulbs. Seed.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Native Habitats: Dome swamp, wet flatwoods, wet prairie. In ditches, wet pastures, roadsides. Often in burned areas.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: Flowers tend to appear in spring or after a significant rainfall. Otherwise inconspicuous.