Oxblood Lily

I was watching daily for signs that this lily was going to send up buds and bloom. Sunday I forgot to look. Monday, it was in full bloom. Janie sent me one bulb a few years ago. Look how it has increased!

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  1. Nice pictures!! I like the red but I just have not had luck with them but the pink do good for me. Mine are up again this year! chek it out… Oxblood Lily Blooming

  2. mss @ Zanthan Gardens

     /  September 16, 2009

    We finally got some rain in Austin last week and my oxblood lilies all came up at once. For a few days, my garden is filled with waves of red. I think they are my favorite flower because when they bloom it means summer is over.

  3. Nola @ the Alamo

     /  September 13, 2009

    Your oxblood lillies are beautiful. I found you by googling for oxbloods; mine were so late coming up I was trying to get some good info on them to see why they were tardy.
    I see you have some lovely cypress (I call it hummingbird) vine; I like the way you are growing it on a stick house!
    Glad I found your blog, I'm going to read some more of your earlier posts.

  4. Pam/Digging

     /  September 10, 2009

    It's a veritable bouquet coming up out of the ground! I love oxblood lily's sudden arrival, just when one has started to think that fall will never come.

  5. Sue

     /  September 3, 2009

    I don't think I've seen these. They sure are pretty!

  6. Meems

     /  September 1, 2009

    A stunning color. I wonder if it will grown down here?
    Meems @ Hoe and Shovel

  7. Catherine@AGardenerinProgress

     /  September 1, 2009

    Wow It is beautiful! I'm going to be looking for those too. That color is just amazing!

  8. Cameron (Defining Your Home)

     /  September 1, 2009

    I nominated you for a meme today. Come on over to my blog to see what it's all about.

    Cameron
    Defining Your Home, Garden and Travel

  9. MissyM

     /  September 1, 2009

    Never seen those before. Beautiful.

  10. donna

     /  September 1, 2009

    Okay, the oxblood lily goes on my list of bulbs to buy. Stunning!

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