Elecampane herb plant, 9cm pot

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Unit: 9cm pot

Inula helenium

Hardy Perennial
Height : 2m+, Spread : 1m

A tall architectural herb plant with broad light green leaves which are slightly furry underneath and bright yellow flowers, similar to small sunflowers.
Prefers a sunny site in good soil but is tolerant of other conditions.
This plant was used by the Celts and known as Elfwort, and in medieval times the chunky roots we're candied and eaten as sweets.

Hardy plants grown at 850 feet above sea level in Aberdeenshire.

Elecampane herb plant, 9cm pot