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Leonotis leonurus

Lions Tail

Lion's Ear
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Leonotis leonurus
Principal Common Name Lions Tail
Common Name(s) Lion's Ear
Synonym
Description A hairy squared stemmed shrub with showy whorls of tubular orange flowers covered with a fine coat of hairs.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity South Africa
Height Range 4 - 0 FT
Spread Range 4 - 0 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Bright Green
Leaf Texture Hairy : Toothed
Form Shrub
Flower Color Orange
Flower Time Summer : Fall
Months
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Light Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Color : Cut Flower : Drought tolerant : Evergreen : Flower : Form

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