Elecampane

$ 2.95

Elecampane or Horse Heal (Inula helenium)

The erect stem grows from 4 to 5 feet high, is very stout and deeply furrowed, and near the top, branched. The whole plant is downy. It produces a radical rosette of enormous, ovate, pointed leaves, from 1 to 1 1/2 feet long and 4 inches broad in the middle velvety beneath, with toothed margins an borne on long foot-stalks; in general appearance the leaves are not unlike those of Mullein.

Seeds germinate in 3-4 weeks and if grown in flats, are ready to transplant in 8-12 weeks in late spring/early summer.

Contains 30 heirloom seeds

*NEW ARRIVAL for 2018*