Botanical name: Bupleurum falcatum
Other names: Sickle-leaved hare's ear, Chinese thoroughwax, Thorow-wax, Bupleurum chinense
Species: B. falcatum - B. falcatum is a clump-forming perennial with linear to narrowly lance-shaped, mid-green leaves and erect, branching stems bearing loose umbels of star-shaped, yellow flowers from midsummer into autumn.
Bupleurum falcatum is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect flower stem
Pests: Generally trouble-free
Diseases: Generally trouble-free
Pruning: Deadhead to avoid self-seeding if required.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation: Sow seed in a cold frame in spring. Divide in spring.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Bupleurum falcatum (Sickle-leaved hare's ear) will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.6m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife
Cultivation: Grow in any well-drained soil in full sun. Used in herbal medicine.
Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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