Bells of Ireland

Commonly known as The Shellflower, this prized 1570 heirloom produces 2 to 3 foot spires of pale to emerald green, 1" funnel-shaped bells enclosing fragrant, tiny white flowers with outright foliage. Bells of Ireland helps us make gardens into really magical places. Its height and structural spires are terrific in summer flower arrangements.

One packet of about 100 seeds
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#7230
$3.75
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  • Information

  • Moluccella laevis. Prior to sowing, soak the seeds overnight in lukewarm water to assist germination and direct sow 2 weeks before the last spring frost date. Readily self-sowing in the garden, it is also good for container plantings, bouquets and dried flower arrangements. To dry, cut the flowering spires when the flowers are fully open and hang them upside down in a dry spot with good air circulation. Annual. Summer flowering. Height: 2' to 3'.

    Average seed life: 3 years.
  • Gardening Tips

Moluccella laevis. Prior to sowing, soak the seeds overnight in lukewarm water to assist germination and direct sow 2 weeks before the last spring frost date. Readily self-sowing in the garden, it is also good for container plantings, bouquets and dried flower arrangements. To dry, cut the flowering spires when the flowers are fully open and hang them upside down in a dry spot with good air circulation. Annual. Summer flowering. Height: 2' to 3'.

Average seed life: 3 years.
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