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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.
EvergreenVariably shaped leaves, often with conspicuous parallel veins.
Medium shrubTypically grow to around 4-6 feet in heightProduces star-shaped yellow or green flowers.
Full sunAny well drained soil
Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesNone.Place of originNorthern hemisphere.Resistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Buy Varieties of BUPLEURUM
excellent evergreen for coastal situations. Sea green foliage and yellow flowers. Difficult to propagate