Bupleurum longifolium is found native from open woods and pastures of the mountains of Central Europe and is a fine and interesting, ornamental plant. A hardy perennial, it has long-stalked, spatula-shaped lower leaves and stem-clasping, heart-shaped upper leaves. In summer it bears long-stalked heads of flowers not dissimilar in arrangement to those of Astrantia to which it is related. Bupleurum longifolium ‘Bronze Beauty’ produces tiny umbels of minute, yellow, true flowers surrounded by coppery-coloured, petal-like bracts giving a most attractive and long-lasting bloom from May which flower arrangers will find irresistible.
Bupleurum longifolium ‘Bronze Beauty’ is superb in a hot garden where it also makes an ideal cut or dried flower.
Hardy perennial, likes sun & dry. Self sows gently when established .50cm.