Grow together: Bupleurum and Baptisia

One of my favourite perennial pairings at Perch Hill: the deep blue of Baptisia australis, contrasted to the copper of the rare and unusual perennial Bupleurum 'Bronze Beauty'. More
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One of my favourite perennial pairings at Perch Hill: the deep blue of Baptisia australis, contrasted to the copper of the rare and unusual perennial Bupleurum 'Bronze Beauty'. Scatter some opium poppy seeds as here through this too and you have magnificence!

Genus Baptisia, Bupleurum
Variety Bronze beauty, Baptisia australis
Type Herbaceous Perennial
Common Name Long-leaved hare's ear, false Indigo
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Sandy, Alkaline, Clay, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained, Moist but Well-drained
Height 90cm-1.5m (2ft 11in-4ft 11in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in well-drained soil in full sun. 
Care Tips Deadhead Bupleurum to avoid self-seeding. Leave seed-heads of Baptisia for winter decoration.
Flowering June - August
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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