Bupleurum rotundifolium 'Griffithii'

Bupleurum rotundifolium ‘Griffithii’

Hare's ear

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does not flower in May

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Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Bupleurum rotundifolium 'Griffithii'
  • Common name: Hare's ear
  • Family: Apiaceae
  • Plant Type: Annual

Popular with flower arrangers, hare’s ear, Bupleurum rotundifolium ‘Griffithii’ has bright-green flowers and foliage, the perfect foil for more brightly coloured blooms. Both in the border and the vase, it looks good with white-, red- and blue-flowered plants. 

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Grow Bupleurum rotundifolium ‘Griffithii’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Sow seed in spring or autumn – plants will grow much taller from an autumn sowing. Provide support in more exposed gardens. 

How to grow Bupleurum 'Griffithii'

  • Plant size

    90cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do not Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do not Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Collect seeds
Collect seeds

Do not Collect seeds in January

Do not Collect seeds in February

Do not Collect seeds in March

Do not Collect seeds in April

Do not Collect seeds in May

Do not Collect seeds in June

Do not Collect seeds in July

Do not Collect seeds in August

Do Collect seeds in September

Do Collect seeds in October

Do not Collect seeds in November

Do not Collect seeds in December

Bupleurum 'Griffithii' and wildlife

Bupleurum 'Griffithii' is known for attracting beneficial insects and other pollinators. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers.

Does not attract Bees

Attractive to Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Bupleurum 'Griffithii' poisonous?

Bupleurum 'Griffithii' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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