Sauropus spatulifolius

Also known as:

  • Dragon's Tongue

Plant Type

perennial, herb

Zones

7a-10b

Size

H:6"-12"

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

well-drained

Water Needs:

even moisture

Sun Exposure:

light/bright shade

Features

Foliage:

evergreen

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Milton, Delaware

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Milton, Delaware

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DRAGON'S TONGUE - A rare and unusual herb hardy in zones 7-10, growing 6-12" tall in bright indirect light - keep moist. Elongated green leaves with silvery veins and dark red flowers. Said to have the antibiotic activity to inhibit the growth of pathogenic species of staphylococcus. Boil leaves in water to make a tea using 6 leaves - 7 olives - 20 crushed wampees - 1 tablespoon crushed apricot kernals - sweeten to taste.

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