|Inula comprises a group of medium to large
clump forming perrenials, with large daisy-like
yellow flowers with many narrow ray flowers around
a central disk. They prefer full sun, well drained
soil and are cold hardy. Moisture needs vary
depending upon species.
Propagate by seed, or by dividing in spring or
fall. I. ensifolia, a rhizomatous perennial
produces masses of beautiful golden yellow
flowerheads on mid-green lance-shaped leaves.
'Compacta' a small perennial that has flowerheads
of deep golden yellow. This cultivar is suitable
for a rock garden.