Zephyranthes simpsonii

Simpson's zephyr lily


wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: to 1 ft
Flower Color: 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.
Availability: Friends
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand


wildlife plant  
Attracts pollinators.
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:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:

Other Comments:

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