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Rhodophiala bifida/Oxblood Lily

Rhodophiala bifida / Rhodophiala bifida
Bright red trumpet-shaped flowers
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Bright red trumpet-shaped flowers

An old established colony of the oxblood lily

A colony of well established bulbs

Close-up image of trumpet-shaped flowers

A clump of this surprise lily in the fall

Bright red trumpet-shaped flowers

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Scientific Name: Rhodophiala bifida
Common Name: Oxblood Lily
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Fall
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This amaryllis-like bright orange-red flowering lily is very tough and can stay in place for many years. Blooms occur in fall followed by the growth of foliage after flowering and stays green through the winter before becoming dormant in spring. Divide clumps as the foliage begins to die.