These big perennials cover themselves with narrow-rayed, yellow daisies in 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 ones such as I. hookeri (4 ft.) and I. ensifolia (2 ft.) are also sometimesoffered.Inula magnifica
From Europe. 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.
Valuable for form, foliage, fall color, easy culture. Moderate growth rate. Young and middle-aged tree...
Has pink buds openingto very fragrant white blossomsto 5 in. across, with40–50 segments. Blooms latera...
Many hybrids areobtainable, either as blends orin single colors. Most must begrown from seed.