Elecampane Inula, Elecampane Inula helenium

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Inula helenium

Family:

Asteraceae

Genus:

Inula

Species:

helenium

Common Name:

Elecampane Inula, Elecampane

Seeds Per Pound:
410,859
Quantity:
0.27 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
80
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
98%
Height:
3-5 feet
Collection Locale:
Germany
Crop Year:
2020
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 0.27 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$4.95
2 g
$15.67
10 g
$44.50
1 oz
$105.95
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, lightly mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Elecampane , also called Horse-heal ( Inula helenium ) or Marchalan (in Welsh ), is a perennial composite plant common in many parts of Great Britain , and ranges throughout central and Southern Europe , and in Asia as far eastwards as the Himalayas . more...
* Yellow flowers of daisy form, to 4" across, from July to September, leaves to 2', dried roots sometimes used medicinally, native to Europe and Asia, naturalized in the U.S.
* Elecampane has a long history of use as a medicinal herb. A gently warming and tonic herb, it is especially effective in treating coughs, consumption, bronchitis and many other complaints of the chest as well as disorders of the digestive system. A very safe herb to use, it is suitable for the old and the young and especially useful when the patient is debilitated. more...
Elecampane , also called Horse-heal ( Inula helenium ) or Marchalan (in Welsh ), is a perennial composite plant common in many parts of Great Britain , and ranges throughout central and Southern Europe , and in Asia as far eastwards as the Himalayas .
Physical Characteristics  Inula helenium is a PERENNIAL growing to 1.5 m (5ft) by 1 m (3ft 3in). It is hardy to zone 5. It is in flower from Jul to August, and the seeds ripen from Aug to September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees, lepidoptera, self.The plant is self-fertile. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade.It requires moist soil.The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure.
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Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov