||This native species of Mexico's central region is a recent(1991)discovery of Thad Howards', author of the great book Bulbs for Warm Gardens). It occurs in the vicinity of San Luis Potosi, east of the Sierra Madre Oriental and is found in favorable, low flood plains in silty clay soils, habitats in isolated locations in the surrounding area. It is most often found in rarely distributed area and margins of sugar cane fields in this region. A delight to grow and very easy to cultivate in average conditions as long as there is full sun for at least part of the day. Not to picky about the soil types but supply adequate moisture to encourage flowering. This Zephyr flowers from mid-summer till early fall with funnel shaped, soft to medium yellow flowers. The terminal petal tips are tinged with rusty-red which is most obvious prior to the flowers opening. The specific epithet dichromantha refers to two colored flower in Latin. Reseeds well. TOXIC WHEN EATEN!!! VERY EASY TO GROW!!!
TOXIC WHEN EATEN!!!
VERY EASY TO GROW!!!