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Leonotis menthifolia 'Savannah Sunset'
Common Name: Lion's Ear Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Leonotis menthifolia 'Savannah Sunset'
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Notes:
Unique, bright orange, furry, tubular flowers arranged in whorls around the stem. Medium green, triangular leaves with textured edges. Freely branching and upright. Blooms in early summer unlike Leonotis leonurus which doesn't bloom in our climate until at least September. Apparently hardy to zone 8 but a protected situation, good drainage and a little trial and error might be required.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Southern Africa and Madagascar

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourOrange 
TypeTender  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeSummer - Fall 
Spread2-3'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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