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Leonotis leonorus

Staircase Flower, Lion's Tail

Half-hardy Shrub

  • A tropical you can treat like a fuchsia
  • Architectural flower spikes
  • Wow factor border plant

A startling, seldom-grown border plant. Robust, clump-forming plants have a similar habit to euphorbias, producing foliage spikes topped with highly unique flower heads in vivid orange shades. Grow in the same way as tender fuchsias, covering with fleece or lifting over the winter months. Make sure to try a few of the unusual stems in vases for a stunning indoor display! Height: 200cm (78"). Spread: 120cm (47").

Ideal For:
patio, exotic garden, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September
full sun
    • 3 leonotis Postiplugs

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Plant Leonotis in a sheltered sunny position in a border, or in a good quality, free draining compost in a patio container.
Feed and water well until established. Leonotis will need protection from frosts and should either be moved in winter to a sheltered spot and covered with horticultural fleece or given adequate protection if left in place.

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