Wild Dagga Flowers


Leonotis leonurus

Wild Dagga
is a beautiful perennial that is native to a large region of South Africa, specifically ranging from the eastern Cape Province to Natal where Zulu people and other groups have used it as an ancient medicine. The shrub grows 3 to 6 ft (1 to 2 m) tall by 1.5 to 3.5 feet (0.46 to 1.07 m) wide. The medium-dark green 2–4 inches (5.1–10.2 cm) long leaves are aromatic when crushed. The main active component of Leonotis leonurus is leonurine.