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Inula ensifolia

Also called Swordleaf Inula, Horseheal


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Inula ensifolia - Stemless Inula

More About Inula ensifolia

  • Solitary, bright yellow, daisy-like flowers
  • Thick, dark green, lance-shaped leaves
  • Compact, mounding habit
  • Bloom Time: July to August
  • Flower Size: 3-5 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

25-40 cm

Spread:

45-60 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Stemless Inula Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. Prune back to half the size after flowering to maintain a compact appearance. Can be used to soften the edges of walls and ledges.


Inula ensifolia Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Compact
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge