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Leonotis leonurus

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Leonotis leonurus

Leoleo
Lions Ear,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B9, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 11
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.35 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.08 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leonotis leonurus Lions Ear,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Clumping, Upright

Description:
Attractive, hardy, perennial which produces masses of tall orange flower spikes in mid Summer to Autumn. Perfect for creating a splash of colour on the patio or in the garden. Ideal for rockeries and mass plantings. Tough plant that is great to use for a informal border or hedge and well suited to cottage gardens. Grows approx. 1-2m tall x .5-1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers full sun in most soil types with good drainage. Low drought tolerance. After flowering, cut back to keep looking bushy and tidy. Feed at this time with an application of slow release or liquid fertiliser for best results.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Orange
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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