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Leonotis leonurus f. orange (Lion’s Tail) Plant

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Description

Orange flowering form of Leonotis leonurus.

A perennial evergreen shrub native to South Africa. It grows to a height of 1.5m with a spread of 1m. The stem is erect, with straggling branches; the leaves are dull green, narrow, serrated, 5-10cm long and rough; the flowers are orange, hooded tubular, and arranged in successive whorls up the stem.

Lion’s tail is traditionally used as a decoction, both topically and orally, in the treatment of a wide variety of conditions such as haemorrhoids, eczema, skin rashes, boils, itching, muscular cramps, headache, epilepsy, chest infections, constipation, spider and snake bites. The dried leaves and flowers are also smoked to relieve epilepsy. The leaves and flowers are reported to produce a mild euphoric effect when smoked and have been said to have a similar, although less potent, psychoactive effect to cannabis. The leaves and flowers are also brewed as a tea for medicinal uses including – upper respiratory infection, fever, headache, high blood pressure, hepatitis, muscle cramps and liver stagnation.

Common Name.
Wild Dagga.

Ideal Growing Conditions.
Prefers light to medium, free draining soil in an open, sunny position. It is drought and frost tender, however will survive occasional mild frosts.

Specifications.
50mm Pot Size
Cutting Grown Plant

We cannot send plants to Western Australia & Tasmania due to restrictions.

We strongly recommended to select Express Post shipping for all plant orders to minimise the transit time.

Additional information

Weight 0.170 kg
Dimensions 15 × 6 × 6 cm

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Description

Orange flowering form of Leonotis leonurus.

A perennial evergreen shrub native to South Africa. It grows to a height of 1.5m with a spread of 1m. The stem is erect, with straggling branches; the leaves are dull green, narrow, serrated, 5-10cm long and rough; the flowers are orange, hooded tubular, and arranged in successive whorls up the stem.

Lion’s tail is traditionally used as a decoction, both topically and orally, in the treatment of a wide variety of conditions such as haemorrhoids, eczema, skin rashes, boils, itching, muscular cramps, headache, epilepsy, chest infections, constipation, spider and snake bites. The dried leaves and flowers are also smoked to relieve epilepsy. The leaves and flowers are reported to produce a mild euphoric effect when smoked and have been said to have a similar, although less potent, psychoactive effect to cannabis. The leaves and flowers are also brewed as a tea for medicinal uses including – upper respiratory infection, fever, headache, high blood pressure, hepatitis, muscle cramps and liver stagnation.

Common Name.
Wild Dagga.

Ideal Growing Conditions.
Prefers light to medium, free draining soil in an open, sunny position. It is drought and frost tender, however will survive occasional mild frosts.

Specifications.
50mm Pot Size
Cutting Grown Plant

We cannot send plants to Western Australia & Tasmania due to restrictions.

We strongly recommended to select Express Post shipping for all plant orders to minimise the transit time.

Reviews

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