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Leonotis leonurus



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Leonotis leonurus

Common Name: Lion's Tail

An evergreen shrub with an upright, clumping growth habit. Orange, woolly, tubular flowers are arranged in whorls up and down the stems. Blooms from late spring to fall. Leaves are dark green and narrow with slightly serrated margins. Often treated as a perennial because it dies back from frost, but will resprout from older woody stems. Attracts pollinators.

USDA Zone: Zones 9 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 8 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 4 - 8 feet

Mature Width: 4 - 8 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Low