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