Also known as Klip Dagga,and a member of the mint family, Lion's Ear is native to Southern Africa and is used as a folk medicine among the native peoples for treating numerous ailments, and has shown some promise in studies. Tall, evergreen tropical plant produces loads of stunning peachy-orange flowers. Caution: this plant is a mild narcotic.
- 6-12 hours of Sun
- Sprouts in 7-21 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 65-70 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/8"
- Plant Spacing: 12"
- Frost Hardy: No
- Leonotis nepetifolia
Growing Tips: Start seeds indoors in early spring, lightly covering and keeping very warm. Set out plants after all danger of frost is past. May be direct sown outdoors long-summer climates. Revels in hot weather.