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