Lion’s Ear

Leonotis menthifolia

Lion’s ear has tawny orange tubular flowers on circular discs that make it an excellent pollinator plant! The flowers begin in Spring, and continue through the Fall. In coastal areas of California it has been known to bloom year-round. Tolerant of many conditions, it is disease resistant, deer resistant, and drought tolerant.

Water: Light water once established

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Evergreen perennial shrub to 3' tall

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Rich, well-draining soil

Origin: South Africa

Additional Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Lion’s Ear