Common Name: Lion's Ear, Klip Dagga. Scientific Name: Leonotis nepetifolia. Family: Lamiaceae. Genus: Leonotis. Plant type: Annuals. Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m). Flower color: Red-Orange.
Klip Dagga or Lion's Ear (Leonotis nepetifolia), is a flowering plant . The bloom in Late Summer to Early Fall. The bright orange velvety flowers are produced in whorls along upright growing stems. The flowers are about 1 in (2.5 cm) long and curve downward. It has very soft serrated leaves. The stems are strongly angled (square in cross section).