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Staff Favorite:

Cynthia Rees

"Orange in the garden is the bees knees. Dwarf Leonotis has such great structure and the height is perfect. I love witnessing the slow ooze of the on-coming flower."

— Cynthia

Leonotis leonorus

Dwarf Leonotis
  • A specimen plant necessary for any fine garden.
  • Upright habit with firy orange blooms in the summer which resemble a lion's mane.
  • Excellent in mixed containers or as a focal point in the garden.

Height: 12-36 in

Spread: 12-24 in

Color: Orange


  • Cut Flower
  • Combination
  • Container
  • Focal Point
  • Florist Flowering

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)


  • Partial Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer(Flowering)
  • Fall(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer(Foliage)
  • Spring(Foliage)
  • Fall(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist