A wonderful plant and a magnet for bees and butterflies. Shorter than most Inula, it's perfect for smaller gardens. A profusion of shaggy bright, yellow daisy flowers from August to October.
From Sikkim, Burma and China and introduced by John Dalton Hooker in 1849.
Leave the seedheads on to give the birds a treat in winter.
Unlike some Inulas, hookeri is not a huge plant so is suitable for smaller gardens.
Common name(s): Hooker inula
Image courtesy of The Hardy Plant Society.