Botanical Name: Bupleurum rotundifolium Griffithii
Common Name: Hare’s Ear
Category: Hardy Bulb
Seed Count: 30
Bupleurum rotundifolium Griffithii – A single stem arises from subtle blue green, eucalyptus like foliage, this branches heavily towards the tips, the branched sprays of yellow green flowers resemble those of Alchemilla or Euphorbia and is used widely in the cut flower trade. Flowers appear in summer. Used in Chinese medicine. This hardy bulb is often treated as an annual but is perfect to brighten up a shady corner in the garden where other plants may not prosper. Enjoys part shade to shade in humus rich soil. Will gently self seed. 60cm x 30cm.
Sow Bupleurum seeds in good quality compost or seed raising mix as soon as you receive them . Lightly cover with fine river sand or compost to their own depth. Keep in a well lit cool place. Seeds may take 2-weeks to 3 months to germinate or wait for spring before emerging regardless of when ever they are sown. Do not discard the seed tray, no matter how long it takes for germination to occur.