Zephyranthes simpsonii

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 9A 9B 

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Simpson's Zephyr Lily


Plant Specifics

Size:Height to 1 ft
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Phenology:Winter dormant, spring ephemeral
Habitats:Dome swamp, wet flatwoods, wet prairie. In ditches, wet pastures, roadsides. Often in burned areas.


Recommended Uses:Small wildflower or plant in with other low groundcovers. Foliage is very fine and the plant is inconspicuous except when in bloom.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
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 Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray



Attracts pollinators.