Inula helenium (Seed)



Category: Seeds
Longevity: HP (zones 3-9)
Lighting Conditions: PS-FS
Average Height: 8 FEET
Uses: D M O

The roots are antibacterial, antifungal and expectorant, and are still used in cough medicines. It has 10" leaves and yellow flowers; the roots yield a blue dye. Its erect stems are deeply furrowed and branch near the top. It becomes a huge and spreading plant in rich garden soil so be sure to give it enough room. Named after Helen of Troy - she was said to be harvesting it when abducted. Packet(Standard): $3.50; 1/8 oz: $6.00; 1/4 oz: $11.50; 1/2 oz: $22.00; 1 oz: $42.00 - 12,000 seeds/oz

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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 16 May, 2008.
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