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Welcome to Country Garden Seeds! Flower Seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife. Do you dream of a beautiful garden full of scented flowers and buzzing with wildlife? Just sow a few packets of seeds for gorgeous flowers that your garden wildlife will love too. Here are some beautiful and easy plants for you to grow.
In October you can sow a batch of Hardy Annuals such as Sweet Peas which will grow to form sturdy young plants before winter sets in. Perennials and Wildflowers can also be sown now.

Bupleurum rotundifolium Griffithii

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Bupleurum rotundifolium 'Grifithii' Seeds

Bupleurum is a super hardy annual with unusual leaves and zingy yellow/green flowers. You may know it as Hare's Ear or Throw Wax. It's a lovely foliage and filler plant and very easy to grow.

If you grow flowers for cutting this is a brilliant foliage plant to choose because it combines well with jewel colours and pastel shades too.
Sow seeds in spring for summer flowers then sow again in late summer or early autumn for early plants next year.

Genus Bupleurum rotundifolium
Variety Grifithii
Plant Type Hardy Annual, Cut Flower, Foliage/Filler Plant
Height and Spread 60/90cm x 25/30cm
Sow Seeds Sow Bupleurum outdoors in March-May or August-October. Germinates at 13°C to 16°C in 30 days. From an autumn sowing Bupleurum will reach its maximum height. Plants from seeds sown in spring will be shorter but still lovely.
Thin/Plant Out 30cm apart
Conditions Required Prefers moist but well drained soil in full sun. Grow through support netting for best results. In cold areas provide protection during harsh winter weather (fleece or cold frame)
Flower Production From a spring sowing Bupleurum takes 12-14 weeks from seed to flower. Flowers produced from June to September or even longer in sheltered gardens.
Picking Pick Bupleurum when it's cool, early in the morning, remove lower leaves and stand in it deep cool water for a few hours before arranging. Lasts 10 days in a vase.
Planting Combinations Lovely in the garden or cutting patch. Bupleurum has acid green flowers which combine well with all jewel colours and peps up a calm bunch of blue and white flowers too. Lovely with Larkspur, Cornflowers and Scabious.
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