Bells of Ireland – Item #1844


Bells of Ireland features apple green, bell-like flowers with tiny white “clappers” that twirl in whorls of six from the top to the bottom of the stalk. Versatile color addition to summer bouquets. A long-lasting dried flower for winter arrangements.

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Additional information

Weight .75 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: barely cover

Spacing: 2″ (5cm)

Sprouts In: 10-30 days

Thinning: 10″ (25cm)

Bells of Ireland prefers cool weather. Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost date for early spring blossoms. Choose a sunny location and barely cover with soil. Seeds require light for germination. Keep seeds evenly moist until they germinate.

Bells of Ireland can be slow to germinate. To improve germination time, place seeds in a plastic bag with moist (not wet) seed starting medium and place in the refrigerator for five days prior to planting. Stalks on mature plants have small thorns.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Moluccella laevis

Height: 2-3′ (61-91cm)

Bloom Period: late summer

Type: hardy annual