These big perennials cover themselves with narrow-rayed, yellow daisies in the summer. Foliage is coarse, and most of the available species are large, back-of-the-border plants. Flowers can be cut for the vase. Given good drainage, these demand little attention. Smaller species such as I. hookeri (4 ft.) and I. ensifolia (2 ft.) are sometimes offered.Inula magnifica
From Europe. Grows to 7 ft. tall with 3–6-in. daisies on branching stems in late summer. Docklike leaves are larger at the base, smaller toward the top of the plant.
Many hybrids areobtainable, either as blends orin single colors. Most must begrown from seed.
Native to Sierra Nevada and west of the Cascades from Northern California to British Columbia. Gr...
This species is among the largest native Western ferns, topping out at 9 ft. in mild,wet coastal regio...