Klip Dagga

Certified Organic

Leonotis nepetifolia

Attract hummingbirds with this otherworldly plant.

 A fast-growing tropical annual, Klip Dagga has a playfully strange, Seussian sort of beauty–and this playfulness is magnified by the swooping, darting hummingbirds that come to drink its nectar. Despite its origins, Klip Dagga is very adaptable: It thrives in a range of soils and conditions–even in containers–and reaches up to 10 feet tall! It's fuzzy, orange, tubular flowers emerge from round masses of pincushion-like bracts that appear intermittently along its ridged, green stems. All parts of this plant have been used in traditional medicines for the treatment of various ailments.

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Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost, providing warmth. Pot on to a 3-4" container 3-4 weeks after sowing. Harden off and transplant outdoors into well-drained soil after last frost when plants are 4-5" tall. Grows very tall; may require staking to avoid leaning and falling over.

Days to Germination 14 to 21
Days to Maturity 70 days
Planting Depth 1/8"
Spacing in Row 24"
Spacing Between Rows 48"
Height at Maturity 120"
Width at Maturity 36"
Sun Preference Full Sun to Light Shade

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