Botanical Name: Inula Helenium
Plant Family: Daisy (Compositae)
Description: A 3-5 ft. perennial topped with 15-25 yellow 2-3 inch flowers. Plant is rather ridged, leaves are large and toothed. Only the lower leaves have stalks, upper leaves attached to plant.
Growing Conditions: Can grow in full sun to part shade on a variety of soils.
Bloom Time: July through September
Bloom Color: Yellow
Benefit to pollinators/wildlife: Attracts butterflies.
Native Status: Native to Europe and Asia
Location in habitat: Pollinator Demonstration Garden