Zephyranthes simpsonii

Simpson's Zephyr Lily

Amaryllidaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Flower
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Fruit Color:NA
Phenology:Winter dormant,spring ephemeral
Noted for:Showy flowers

Landscaping

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.
Availability:Friends
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Short very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Short very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Sand
Soil pH:

Ecology

Wildlife:

Attracts pollinators.

Insects:
 
Native Habitats:Dome swamp, wet flatwoods, wet prairie. In ditches, wet pastures, roadsides. Often in burned areas.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

General Comments:Flowers tend to appear in spring or after a significant rainfall. Otherwise inconspicuous.