Lion’s Ear Leonotis leonurus

Lion’s Ear Leonotis leonurus

  • Plant ID: 7948
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • Family Common Name: Mint Family
  • Genus: Leonotis
  • Species: leonurus
  • Common Name: Lion's Ear
  • Accession Number: 2017-0190
  • Site: Walled Garden
  • Cold Hardiness Zone: 8-11
  • Height: 4-6' x 4'
  • Flower Color: orange
  • Flower Time: late summer
  • Light Tolerance: sun
  • Plant Description: Wild child temperennial to 3-4' tall with erect stems bearing vivid flourishes of bright orange. Best in the sunny garden and well-drained soil.