Autumn Crocus

Zephyranthes candida - botanical name

Zephyranthes candida

Deciduous basal leaf bulbs forming tufts (0.15m x 0.2m) from Uruguay and Argentina. Glossy green linear strap-shaped leaves. Leafless stems carry star shaped white flowers in autumn. Useful for mass planting in drifts; as a border or in clumps. May be left in situ for many years before dividing. Frost tolerant.

  • Plant type
    Bulb
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Full sun
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost hardy
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Clay, Loam
  • Water rating
    Medium
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (Uruguay & Argentina)
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