Oxblood Lily

Oxblood Lily

Rhodophiala bifida

Taking its name from the deep red blooms it produces, the Oxblood Lily is an outstanding and durable bulb perfect for any Southern garden.

Bloom/Feature

Vermillion red trumpet blooms fall

Plant Type

Bulbs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Zone Detail

-10°F

Key Features

Returns Year After Year

Flowering Season

Summer to Fall

Use

Accent, Border, Container

Exposure

Full Sun

Water

Low

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Low amt of even n-p-k pre-planting

Dimensions

10-16" H x Clumping

Pruning

None needed

Planting Instructions

  • plant in full winter sun. summer shade is ok
  • dig hole 2X the height of the bulb
  • soil should be 2-3" over the bulb
  • water after planting
  • natural southern rainfall is best
  • mulch in hard frost areas