Lions Tail, plant

$12.10$16.50 incl. GST

Usually Available: September to December
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Leonotis leonurus
Pot Size: 50mm tube, 100mm pot


Lions Tail plant, Leonotis leonurus, is sometimes known as Wilde Dagga, The highly decorative large orange flowers occurring on long spikes. A tea made from the dried leaves is used as a remedy for high bloods pressure, headaches and colds. A smokable euphoric. “Dagga” is the name given to marijuana in southern Africa, hence the name “Wilde Dagga”. Lions Tail plant is native fo South Africa and prefers light to medium, well drained soils in an open, sunny position. Drought and frost tender. An evergreen shrub, growing to 1.5m x 1m.