Bupleurum, also known as Thorowax or Hare's Ear, is a popular cut flower appreciated for its delicate appearance and vibrant green color. It belongs to the Apiaceae family and its scientific name is Bupleurum spp. Bupleurum is native to Europe and Asia and is widely grown in temperate regions around the world.
The flowers of Bupleurum are not particularly known for their scent. Instead, they are valued for their unique texture and shape, which adds an interesting element to floral arrangements. Bupleurum is available in various shades of green, ranging from light lime to deep forest green, making it a versatile choice for floral designs.
In terms of seasonal availability, Bupleurum is primarily a summer and autumn flower, though can be sourced all year around.Florists and floral enthusiasts appreciate its long vase life, making it an excellent choice for long-lasting arrangements.
Bupleurum stems have a tendency to bend or curve, so providing proper support or using flower preservatives can help maintain their straightness.