Inula magnifica Description
This impressive moisture loving perennial grows towering flower spikes up to 2 metres annually, with large bright yellow dishes of blossom. Large impressive rounded foliage also provides architectural interest throughout the summer, being ideally suited to planting towards in semi shade or full in a sheltered spot towards the back of border or near water.
Inula magnifica - Cultivation Notes
This larger herbaceous plant requires plenty of space and moist fertile soil to really flourish. Ideal for a sheltered spot in full sun half shade at the edge of a pond or growing in a moist garden area. Cut back dead growth in autumn / winter and mulch with compost every 2-3 years.
Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage
Strengths of Inula magnifica:
- Tolerates permanently wet soil
- Tolerates heavy clay soils
Weaknesses of Inula magnifica
- Invasive top growth
- Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
Design & Plant Use for Inula magnifica:
- Ideal for naturalistic woodland planting
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Common Missspellings: Innula, Inyola, Inuler, Inuler, Inular