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Milberger's Nursery and Landscaping
3920 North Loop 1604 E.
San Antonio, TX 78247

Open 9 to 6 Mon. through Sat.
and 10 to 5 on Sun.

Three exits east of 281, inside of 1604
Next to the Diamond Shamrock station
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Rhodophiala bifida (Oxblood lily)
Rhodophiala bifida

'the oxblood lily'


Oxblood Lily

(Rhodophiala bifida)

Tough as nails fall blooming miniature amaryllid from Argentina. Zone 7.

Flowers: Clusters of blood red miniature amaryllis flowers on naked stems around August or September after a rain.

Foliage: Dark green, narrow foliage during the fall, winter, and spring.

Dormant in summer like a Lycoris.

Exposure: Full sun or deciduous shade. Acid or alkaline soils.

Water: Moist in winter. Dry during the summer dormancy. Requires no irrigation.

Habit: Herbaceous perennial to one foot.

Uses: Bedding, perennial border, naturalizing, etc...

Notes: A German-Texas heirloom plant frequent around Central Texas. Never requires dividing.