Thorow-Wax – Bupleurum griffithii or B. rotundifolium Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Thorow-Wax, Hare's Ear Botanical Name: Bupleurum griffithii or B. rotundifolium, boo-PLUR-um GRIF-ith-ee-eye Decorative Life: 7-10 days. Flower Color: Green, Yellow Availability: Year Round Tidbits: This evergreen shrub thrives in Mediterranean climates, and grows well near the ocean. Used for 2,000 years in China as an herb associated with detoxifying and strengthening the liver and digestive tract. Good as a filler, stems are multi-branched in one plane. Plants of this family often exhibit strong or pungent odors, many are grown for food, flavoring and medicinal reasons while some are also grown for ornamental purposes.