Botanical name: Inula ensifolia
Other names: Swordleaf inula
Species: I. ensifolia - I. ensifolia is a small, clump-forming herbaceous perennial. It has dark-green, lance-shaped leaves and in late summer bears bright-yellow, daisy-like flowers with narrow petals and large darker centres.
Inula ensifolia is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow in Summer
Foliage: Green in Summer
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Inula ensifolia (Swordleaf inula) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Plant in free-draining soil in a sunny position.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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