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© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Burn Jelly Plant, Snake Flower, Cat's Tail
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
Tender perennial with narrow grass-like succulent leaves. Loose spikes of burnt-orange flowers with prominent fluffy yellow stamens. Very long flowering period throughout summer.
Frost tender, needs a warm climate or winter protection. Well drained soil in a sunny position. Drought tolerant.
By division, very easy. Also from seed.
Used medicinally to treat stings and burns.