27 Sept 02, Happy plant in dry California.
This plants adds great color later in the summer for a real garden pick me up!
Overwintered well in zone 9 and after a severe pruning in the spring rebounded quite well!
8 days from seed
Lion's Ear, growing in a friend's garden.
new flowers emerging in September
close up after petals drop
close up flower
A close-up, albeit upside down and flipped, of Leonotis leonurus. 2007
A bit bright for taking pictures in late October. Leonotis leonurus features light, feathery orange petals. 2007.
Leonotis leonurus - excellent nectar eating bird attracting plant
This is one of my favorite plants. Growing in Wauchula, Florida
Lion's Ear in my garden in Churchill, Victoria, Australia, June 1997
Lion's ear in late May 2010
southern california zone 10, mid-winter
First bloom of the season Sept. 2011 Winter Springs, FL zone 9b
October 2011 Winter Springs, FL zone 9b
In summer bloom in my Waihi street, New Zealand - note the woody part of the not so young plant
Over 6ft reaching up into the blue
Three stages of bloom
The furry look of a mature flower
Buds in the protective casing
November bloom in Central FL zone 9b
Lion\'s-Ears planted with other annuals and tropicals in orange color at Longwood Gardens in se PA