Mathiasella

Mathiasella bupleuroides 'Green Dream'

Mathiasella - Mathiasella bupleuroides  'Green Dream'

Common Name: Mathiasella
Genus: Mathiasella
Species: bupleuroides
Cultivar: 'Green Dream'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Long flowering period

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 1.00 m (100 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Green, Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April to June

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Fabulous nodding jade-green bell-like bracts appear from April to June gradually turning pink and persisting well into autumn. This interesting plant has umbelliferous flowerheads that slightly resemble those of lovage and angelica and is great for cutting and drying. Originally from Mexico this genus is named after the California plantswoman Mildred Mathias who discovered it in 1954.

  • Garden care: These plants are quite tolerant of low temperatures however it is important that you make sure the plant does not get too wet during the colder weather. Provide a generous layer of mulch around the base of the plant in spring.