Commonly known as Thorow wax

Genus of about 190 species of annuals, perennials and evergreen or semi-evergreen shrubs widely distributed throughout the northern hemisphere with some species in southern Africa.

A staple of traditional Chinese medicine for over 2000 years as a detoxifier.

It is represented in the UK by the very rare (outside cultivation) and possibly extinct, B. falcatum, Sickle hare's ear. a native perennial of waste places and hedgebanks.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Variably shaped leaves, often with conspicuous parallel veins.
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Produces star-shaped yellow or green flowers.
  • Full shade
  • Full sun
    Any well drained soil
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Place of origin
    Northern hemisphere.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.

Buy Varieties of BUPLEURUM

BUPLEURUM fruticosum

BUPLEURUM fruticosum

Shrubby hare's ear, Thorow wax

excellent evergreen for coastal situations. Sea green foliage and yellow flowers. Difficult to propagate

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