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Leonotis nepetifolia , Urus mane, Naivasha Apricot

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Leonotis nepetifolia

Urus mane, Naivasha Apricot
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: South Africa
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Shrubby, semi-woody, perennial or semi-evergreen subshrub to 2m high with a 1m spread. Very unusual funny flower! The plant grows through it! Very similar to leonotis menthifolia, but leaves are large and about triangle shape. After bloom, the new growth just keeps growing up through the flower. Tolerates poor soil. A super magnet for hummingbirds and butterflies, the hummingbirds will sip for as long as ten seconds or more from one flower. Fun in cut flower arrangements too.


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