Lions Tail Leonotis Seeds


Lions Tail Leonotis Seeds
L. leonurus, Bright Orange flowers in whorls
of this evergreen perennial is a knock out for hummingbirds
as well as other birds & butterflies
Rather low maintenance, easy to grow
Wild Dagga is stunning en mass or in containers
as edging or screen, as specimen or cut flower
Drought tolerant once established. Suitable for xeriscaping
Zone 8-11, Commonly grown as an annual
Organically Grown Tender Perennial Herb Seeds for full sun, Canada

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Leonotis leonurusLions Tail Leonotis SeedsLion’s Tail, Wild Dagga

Lions Tail Leonotis Seeds


Type: Broadleaf Evergreen, Tender Perennial Herb, Grown as annual
Bloom: Late Summer to Fall
Flower: Showy bright orange, tubular, two lipped in whorls on square stem, Fragrant leaves
Height: 3-6′ tallx1.5-3′ wide
Light: Full sun, at least six hours sunlight per day
Soil: Rich to average, well drained
P.H: 6.6-7.5
Moisture: Adequate deep watering every few days. Likes regular moisture but is drought tolerant
Zone: 8-11
Use: Harvest leaves & flower petals throughout growing season. Medicinal. Accent, annual border or containers, cut flowers, specimen, xeriscaping. Deer resistant. Lions Tail Leonotis attracts hummingbirds
Tolerances: Variety of soils, somewhat infertile
Notes: Benefits from top dress of compost. Commonly grown as an annualĀ 
Native to Southern Africa

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Leonitis leonurus Seed Propagation
Indoors: Sow 1/8″ deep on moistened media, thinly cover & firm. Keep lightly moist, at room temperature until germination
Outdoors: Direct sow 1/8″ deep after danger of frost. Light soil cover, press to firm & water


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