Jekka's: Lion's Ear (Leonotis leonurus)
Lion's Ear, Lion's Tail

Leonotis leonurus


Leonotis leonurus, Lion's Ear, Lion's Tail

Hardy annual, Ht. 150cm. Striking orange flowers held on erect stems. The roots are used to treat snake bites & stings. Attractive to insects.

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Lion's Ear herb plants are available: A 2 Litre herb plant costs £9.50.

For herb plants, please see our Looking Good List for availability. You can organise a Farm Collection, collect at one of our Open Days or during a Herb Experience. Please use our online webform or email your list directly to us ( We no longer offer a mail order service for our herb plants.

One of our three core roots is that we are Environmentally Conscious and for the past 30 years all the herbs grown at Jekka’s have been raised following sustainable, environmentally friendly and organic approaches resulting in a remarkable biodiversity at the herb farm.

You can read more about our Sustainability Approach in one of Jekka's Blogs or in Jekka's Guide to Climate Change.