Lion's Ear, Christmas Candlestick, Klip Dagga Leonotis nepetifolia

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Botanical Name:

Leonotis nepetifolia

Family:

Lamiaceae

Genus:

Leonotis

Species:

nepetifolia

Common Name:

Lion's Ear, Christmas Candlestick, Klip Dagga

Seeds Per Pound:
340,500
Quantity:
0.04 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
335
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
98%
Height:
3-8 feet
Collection Locale:
Hawaii
Crop Year:
2015
In Stock: 0.04 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$5.95
10 g
$28.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep , tamp the soil, keep moist.
In a Nutshell:
* Leonotis nepetifolia, also known as klip dagga, Christmas candlestick, or lion's ear, is a species of plant in the genus Leonotis and the family Lamiaceae (mint).
* It is native to tropical Africa and southern India. It can also be found growing abundantly in much of Latin America and the West Indies.
* Leonotis nepetifolia is known in Trinidad as shandilay and the leaves are brewed as a tea for fever, coughs, womb prolapse and malaria.

* It grows to a height of 3 metres and has whorls of striking lipped flowers, that are most commonly orange, but can vary to red, white, and purple. It has very soft serrated leaves that can grow up to 4 inches wide. more...
Leonotis nepetifolia , also known as Klip Dagga or Lion's Ear , is a species of plant in the Leonotis genus and the Lamiaceae ( mint ) family. While most other species in this genus are native to Southern Africa , L. nepetifolia is native to tropical Africa and southern India . It grows to a height of 3 metres and has whorls of striking lipped flowers, that are most commonly orange, but can vary to red, white, and purple. It has very soft serrated leaves that can grow up to 4 inches wide.
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Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov