Zephyranthes Hybrids Three

This page contains information about Zephyranthes hybrids with names that start with the letters M-T.

Zephyranthes morrisclintii hybrid was pictured on the Mystery Bulbs page for some time. Kelly Irvin grows this plant. There was some question about whether it could be Z. drummondii but it didn't quite fit. A couple sources suggest it could be Z. morrisclintii or a hybrid of it with something else so this is a tentative i.d. Both species are fairly early in bloom. Neither have very significant summer foliage. The foliage of Z. morrisclintii is generally wide and green and the foliage of Z. drummondii is generally blue. The flowers of Z. morrisclintii are more cupped or do not open completely compared to Z. drummondii. It could also by a hybrid of Z. drummondii. Photos by Kelly Irvin.

Zephyranthes morrisclintii hybrid, Kelly IrvinZephyranthes morrisclintii hybrid, Kelly IrvinFoliage of Zephyranthes morrisclintii hybrid, Kelly IrvinSeeds of Zephyranthes morrisclintii hybrid, Kelly Irvin

Zephyranthes 'Moulin Rouge' is a hybrid made by Fadjar Marta of Indonesia. It has semi-double light pink flowers with darker veining. Photos taken August 2007 by Jay Yourch.

Zephyranthes 'Moulin Rouge' closeup, Jay YourchZephyranthes 'Moulin Rouge' profile, Jay Yourch

Zephyranthes 'Paul Niemi' is a hybrid of Z. grandiflora × Z. citrina made by Fadjar Marta of Indonesia. The flowers are a beautiful combination of apricot, yellow, and green. Photo taken August 2005 by Jay Yourch.

Zephyranthes 'Paul Niemi', Jay Yourch

Zephyranthes 'Pink Panther' is a large, dark pink selection of Z. 'Labuffarosea' made by Plant Delights Nursery. Photo taken July 2006 by Jay Yourch.

Zephyranthes 'Pink Panther', Jay Yourch

Zephyranthes 'Prairie Sunset' is a old hybrid which opens pale salmon & fades to pale peachy pink. Offsets prolifically & only blooms once well established & in ideal moisture conditions. Can be frustrating. Photos by Alani Davis.

Prairie Sunset, Alani DavisPrairie Sunset, Alani Davis

Zephyranthes 'Pride of Singapore' is a prolific bloomer with very rich red coloration bred by Fadjar Marta who supplied the photo. It does not set seed.

Zephyranthes 'Pride of Singapore, Fadjar Marta

Zephyranthes 'Redneck Romance' is an early blooming hybrid seed strain of Z. lindleyana × Z. drummondii found at Juniper Level Botanic Gardens (Plant Delights Nursery). Photos taken May 2007 by Jay Yourch.

Zephyranthes 'Redneck Romance', Jay YourchZephyranthes 'Redneck Romance', Jay Yourch

Zephyranthes 'Ruth Page' is a hybrid of Z. rosea × Z. citrina made by T.M. Howard. Its flowers look like a smaller, darker, and more precise version of Z. grandiflora. Photo taken August 2005 by Jay Yourch.

Group of blooming Zephyranthes 'Ruth Page', Jay Yourch

Zephyranthes 'Ruth Page' × Z. 'Aquarius' was hybridized by Jay Yourch in 2005 and bloomed for the first time in 2007. The color of the flowers, a rich pink, more closely resembles the seed parent. So far it has been a vigorous plant and a heavy bloomer, blooming several times each month starting in June and continuing through the summer, whereas the blooming season for 'Ruth Page' is mostly confined to late summer. Because this hybrid inherits nearly half of its genes from Z. candida it should be much more tolerant of cold temperatures than 'Ruth Page'. Photos taken July 2009 by Jay Yourch.

Zephyranthes 'Ruth Page' × Z. 'Aquarius', Jay YourchZephyranthes 'Ruth Page' × Z. 'Aquarius', Jay Yourch

Zephyranthes smallii is thought to be a natural hybrid between Zephyranthes pulchella and Zephyranthes chlorosolen, but is listed by most authorities as a species.

Zephyranthes 'South Pacific' is a hybrid made by Fadjar Marta of Indonesia. It has pink flowers with a white center and lighter veining. Photos taken July 2009 by Jay Yourch.

Zephyranthes 'South Pacific' closeup, Jay YourchZephyranthes 'South Pacific' profile, Jay Yourch

Zephyranthes 'Sunset Strain' is a more unusual color in Zephyranthes, a kind of orangey-pink color. It comes true from seed and is thought to be a stable hybrid. Photo taken Sept. 2003 by Lee Poulsen.

Zephyranthes 'Sunset Strain', Lee Poulsen

Zephyranthes 'Tenexio Apricot' (syn Zephyranthes sp. 'Tenexio Apricot') was found in eastern Mexico and may be a natural hybrid. Photos taken August 2004 by Jay Yourch.

Zephyranthes 'Tenexio Apricot', Jay YourchZephyranthes 'Tenexio Apricot', Jay Yourch

Zephyranthes 'Twisted Sisters' is a hybrid that has peachy flowers with twisted petals. Photos taken August 2007 by Jay Yourch.

Zephyranthes 'Twisted Sisters', Jay YourchZephyranthes 'Twisted Sisters', Jay Yourch

Zephyranthes hybrids A-D - Zephyranthes hybrids E-L - Zepyhranthes hybrids Index - Zephyranthes

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