Bupleurum fruticosum

Shrubby Hare's Ear


Evergreen Shrub

A wonderful, drought-tolerant evergreen shrub for a hot and sunny spot. The bees love the acid-yellow umbels that appear in summer. Glossy, leathery foliage is handsome year-round.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Part Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low

Description

Size: 30 - 48 tall x 30 - 48 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Glossy / Shiny

Features: Attractive Foliage, Attracts Bees, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Green

Flower Color: Yellow / Gold, Chartreuse / Lime, Yellow
Bloom Season: Summer, Jul, Aug, Sep
Flower Shape: Umbel

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water, Reflected Heat, Seaside / Salt Tolerant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant, Bees, Beneficial Insects, Pollinators

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

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