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Elecampane (Inula helenium)


Perennial

Attracts Bees and Butterflies

Medicinal
Height: Can grow over 5 feet
Aspect: Full sun
Soil Type: Free draining
Uses: Medicinal and Decorative
Care: After birds have enjoyed the seed heads, cut back in autumn
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Description:

Elecampane (Inula helenium)

Elecampane – Inula helenium

Elecampane – Inula helenium is a very tall handsome plant with large leaves and clusters of ragged, yellow daisy flowers. The seed heads attract finches and linnets. A good antiseptic, once used to treat chest complaints and to make cough candy.

THIS PLANT IS NOW WINTER DORMANT

£1.75

Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg
Height

above 5 Foot

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Yellow, Orange, Red

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

Yes

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

Culinary Herbs

Not culinary

Scented

No Scent

Herb Group

Other

A-Z

E

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