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Inula ensifolia

Narrow-leaved inula

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  • Inula ensifolia | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Inula ensifolia | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height0.15m to 0.65m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourGolden yellow
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Inula ensifolia (Narrow-leaved inula). This perennial is rather dense and bushy; the leaves are lance-shaped to linear and medium green. The flowers are produced in golden yellow summer blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

Caucasus

Interest and use

Borders, meadows, wildlife

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  • Inula ensifolia | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Light, Medium
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

You will need to grow in a light, medium to heavy deep fertile well-drained soil with full sun.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in the spring or the autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for powdery mildew.

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