Leonotis leonurus, Lions Ears, Lions Tail, Wild Dagga

Leonotis leonurus

Lions Ears, Lions Tail, Wild Dagga
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: South Africa
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersRed, crimson, vinous flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEthnomedical plant.
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Shrubby, semi-woody, perennial or semi-evergreen subshrub to 6FT high with a 3FT spread. Tolerates poor soil. Wild Dagga is smoked or made into a medicinal tea by the Hottentot tribe of South Africa. Because of its euphoric effects, Wild Dagga is often referred to as a Cannabis substitute. Used in Eastern medicine as euphoria, purgative, and vermifuge. See Article about Leonotis leonurus.

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Leonotis leonurus - Lions Ears

Lions Ears. Shrubby, semi-woody, perennial or semi-evergreen subshrub with orange flowers, the plant keeps growing through the flower! Everblooming. Used in Eastern medicine.
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Recommended Fertilizer: SUNSHINE Megaflor - Bloom Nutrition Booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
10"/3 gal pot, large plant
5 plants in stock