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Leonotis leonurus (Lion's Tail) - An upright evergreen shrub to 4 to 6 or even more feet tall by nearly as large with a branching woody base that generates numerous put up floral stems birthing dark green 4 to 6 inch long slim lanceolate leaves with gently serrated margins. From late spring via fall show up the unclear orange rounded tubular flowers held in whorls at spaced periods around the leading fifty percent of the lengthy upright stems with latest buds generated near the branch ideas. Plant in full sunlight in a well-drained soil. This plant is dry spell forgiving yet can thrive and also endure with normal irrigation as well as it can endure and remain evergreen in temperature levels to 20 degrees F as well as if it freezes back in the wintertime, it will commonly resprout with brand-new development from set timber - for this reason it is frequently treated as a perennial and has been understood to expand in the south of England and also USDA Zone 8 gardens. It responds well to pruning, continuing to be more thick and also smaller sized as well as should be pruned yearly after blooming. It works as a testing plant yet can periodically reseed in the garden. The leonotis leonurus blossoms are excellent in setups as well as it is understood to bring in , butterflies as well as birds to the garden, yet deer seem to leave it alone. Though southerly California gardeners have long called this plant Lion's Tail it is also understood by some as Lion's Ear, Lion's Claw as well as Minaret Flower. The details epithet leonurus indicates "lion colored". It is additionally referred to as Wild Dagga as a result of its conventional clinical uses in South Africa, where it is found growing normally among rocks in the meadows of the Cape district and also the Transvaal. We have grown and also sold this wonderful garden plant given that 1988. The info presented on this page is based upon research that we have carried out about this plant in our library and from dependable online sources. We likewise consider observations we have actually made of it growing in the baby room's yard and also in various other yards we have seen, as well how it does in our baby room crops out in the field. We will incorporate comments that we get from others also as well as welcome getting feedback from any individual who may have extra details, specifically if they understand social information that would certainly aid others in expanding Leonotis leonurus.