Elecampane (Inula helenium) Potted Herb Plant

Elecampane (Inula helenium) Potted Herb Plant


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This listing will ship in a 3-inch pot.


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Description :

Elecampane is easily grown in average, heavy moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best in full sun. Tall and showy with multiple, sunflower-like blossoms. Cut seed heads before they blow away to prevent self-seeding and spreading.

Type: Perennial
Family:  Asteraceae
Native Range:
Growing Zones:  3-9
Mature Height: 5-7 feet
Mature Width: 18-24 inches

Sunlight: Full sun, Part Sun
Soil Type: Average
Water: Average +
Drought Tolerance: Poor
Growth Rate: Moderate

Leaf Description: Large, slight fuzz
Bloom Time: Summer, June-August
Bloom Description: Multiple, sunflower-like, fluffy seeds

Harvest: Root
Harvest Time: Fall, 2nd year, September-October

Special Properties: Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant

Additional Information :
Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 5 × 3 in
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