Giant inula

Inula magnifica

Giant inula - Inula magnifica

Common Name: Giant inula
Genus: Inula
Species: magnifica

Category: Aquatic & Bog Garden Plants
Growth Rate: Fast growing

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.90 m (90 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June to August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Upright hairy stems that are flushed with purple carry large daisy-like flowers throughout summer. Thriving in moisture-retaining soils they are ideally suited to planting beside pods or in boggy areas of the garden. A fast-grower it will quickly form good-sized clumps that provide valuable screening.

  • Garden Care: Divide over-large clumps in spring or autumn. In more exposed positions use brushwood or bamboo canes to provide support.