Elecampane (Inula helenium) Seed


Seed packages contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener.


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.
Growing Zones:3 – 9
Sow:Start indoors 4 weeks before last frost; can direct sow in early Summer……. Direct sow after last frost in Spring, or 6 weeks before first frost in Fall…
Sow depth:¼ in…. Barely cover. Needs light to germinate….
Days to Germinate:7-14 @ 70F….
Special Maintenance:
Days to harvest:2 years
Sunlight:Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time:May – August
Bloom Description:Yellow
Drought Tolerance:Poor
Special Properties:Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant

Additional information

Weight3 oz


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