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
BACK IN STOCK for 2024 with limited availability
Be very careful with this plant. It is super invasive. It has taken over my entire garden.