Dagga, Klip Dagga

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Name: Klip Dagga
Scientific Name: Leonotis nepetifolia
Lion’s ear is a tall annual with a long bloom period which is native to tropical Africa and Southern India. This plant is an absolute Hummingbird magnet! At 10-12 feet tall it can be easily be seen by them and by you! The leaves and flowers contain stachydrine and leonurine which is said to calm the nerves and produces a mild euphoria. A tea made from this is said to heal burns, ease symptoms of fever or cold, and can combat malaria. There is a long list of potential medicinal uses for Leonitus Nepetifolia.

Origination: Africa and Southern India

Recommended Uses: leaves are brewed as a tea for fever, coughs, womb prolapse and malaria

Height: 8-12 feet
Hardiness: USDA Zones 8-11
Flower Color: Scarlet (Dark Red), Red-Orange
Characteristics: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Uses: Ornament, Medicinal Herb
Flowering Period: Early Summer to the first frost

Growing Instructions:
Sow seeds at a depth of about 1/8”. It is best to start seeds indoors and move outside. An ideal transplant size for leonitis nepetifolia plants is about 4-5”. For the most part , klip Dagga seeds germinate easily and hold viability well. Water thoroughly every 1-3 days and keep in a well-draining soil. Fertilizing is optional.

8 reviews for Dagga, Klip Dagga

  1. Justin (verified owner)

    Sprouted very fast

  2. Sheri (verified owner)

    Haven’t d yet..

  3. Sam

    Hummingbirds in Jacksonville, Florida and Mandeville, Louisiana love this plant. They battle over it everyday.

  4. Deborah Klingener (verified owner)

    The mature plants are a source of comments by all who have seen them.

  5. Sandra House (verified owner)

    Just planted today

  6. John Sauls (verified owner)

    So far none have germinated

  7. Janice S. (verified owner)

    Love the look of this plant.
    Have a garden of odds nd unusual. Good edition!

  8. Anonymous (verified owner)

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