Zephyranthes atamasco, Z. candida

Jim McKenney jimmckenney@jimmckenney.com
Sat, 23 Sep 2006 14:51:52 PDT
Joe, one easy way to distinguish the two is season of bloom: Zephyranthes
atamasco blooms in March-April; Z. candida blooms in late summer. At least
that's what they do here in Maryland. 

The flowers of Z. atamasco are typically much bigger than those of Z.
candida, too. 

Jim McKenney
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where 
I'm busy trying to photograph as much of the colchicum collection as

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