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Lion's Tail

Leonotis leonurus
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Evergreen shrub with tall spires punctuated with bursts of bright orange flowers from midsummer through fall. Use in containers or as an accent plant.

Plant with succulents


  • Landscape Size: 4'-6' tall, 4'-6' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Sunset Zone: 8-24
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Waterwise, Evergreen, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Thrives in enriched, well draining soil. Prune to shape in late winter to early spring.  



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