Inula Racemosa

 

Vigorous, clump-forming deciduous, herbaceous perennial with red-flushed stems bearing elliptic to lance-shaped, rough, toothed, mid-green leaves and long racemes of yellow flower heads from late summer to mid-autumn. Height 2.5m, Spread 1.5m in 2-5 years.

 

 

Grow in fertile, deep, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Roots are used medicinally.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.