Rhodophiala bifida 'Hill Country Red'

Oxblood Lily

Plant Type:

BULBS

Rhodophiala bifida 'Hill Country Red' – ​3 available. Bright carmine-red Amaryllis trumpets herald the late season garden. Glossy green grassy leaves follow. The narrow, strap-shaped blades of Oxblood Lily remain evergreen all through the winter in the south dying back in late spring. The plant is summer dormant. Dusty purple-green flowering stems erupt in the late season garden with multiple buds on each which unfold into the memorable, dazzling display. A great bulb for southern gardens with slow and steady increase, Rhodophiala bifida 'Hill Country Red' might make a reasonably good potted windowsill plant, conservatory or greenhouse plant in the north. It is certainly a must for all those wild and crazy Amaryllidaceae collectors - you know who you are... Site 'Hill Country Red' in full to part sun planted in fertile, draining soil. Pot grown bulb(s).


Height:

15 in

Colors:

Red
Item Description Price  
RHOHICOR Rhodophiala bifida 'Hill Country Red' (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $12.00 Buy Now


Characteristics and Attributes for Rhodophiala bifida 'Hill Country Red'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer / Autumn

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Autumn / Winter / into Spring

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant

Light

  • Full Sun

Attributes

  • Potted Plant
  • Border
  • Cutting Garden
  • Greenhouse / Alpine House
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cottage Garden
  • Accent
  • Massing

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Soil

  • Fertile
  • Draining

Origins

  • Argentina

Propagated By

  • Offset