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Inula hookeri

Hooker inula

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  • Inula hookeri | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Features

  • BloomsAugust to September
  • Height0.5m to 0.8m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.65m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPale yellow-orange
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Inula hookeri (Hooker inula). This is a perennial for the border. The flower are rich yellow with deeper yellow centres. The petals are so finely rayed that they will appear almost threadlike. The foliage will produce narrow, lance-shaped leaves which are a medium green.

Characteristics

Perennial, Fragrant

Origin

Himalayas

Interest and use

Border, cutting bed, bog Summer/Autumn interest.

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  • Inula hookeri | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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  • Inula hookeri | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Inula hookeri | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Taller species need support.

Propagation

Propagation is by seeds in the autumn or the spring.

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