In summer it bears long-stalked heads of lacy, divided, buff-yellow, almost astrantia-like heads which we are sure flower arrangers will find a use for. Superb in a hot garden where it also makes an ideal cut or dried flower.
Sow seeds IMMEDIATELY you receive them, at any time of the year, they depend on having several months in cold, damp compost, (NOT DRY IN A FRIDGE) before they will germinate. Keep the seed tray moist in a cold greenhouse or shady corner. These fresh seeds can be very slow to germinate. Do not use any artificial heat in an attempt to germinate them as it may cause them to enter even deeper dormancy.
Common name:Long-leaved hare's ear, Bupleurum angulosum-copper leaved