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Bupleurum rotundifolium 'Griffithii' has bright-green flowers and delicate foliage, perfect for flower arranging. It looks good with calm whites and blues, as well as the rich Venetian colours.

Genus Bupleurum
Group/Species B. rotundifolium
Variety Griffithi
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Hare's Ear, Thorow-wax
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 90cm (35in)
Spacing 25-30cm (10-12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow in mid spring or late summer. It grows twice the size from an autumn sowing. Hardy annuals can withstand a touch of frost and can be sown/planted straight into the ground in the autumn and will keep through the winter without protection. In colder areas you may wish to cover seedlings or keep in a cold frame or unheated greenhouse. This will self-sow in well-drained soils.
Care Tips Needs some support. Deadhead if you want to avoid self-seeding. May not flower in the first year.
Flowering July - September, 12-14 weeks from spring sowing
Vase Life 10 days. Plunge straight into water after picking as it is prone to wilting. Remove foliage from below waterline.
Harvesting Flower production: 2-3 months.
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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