Bells of Ireland
- Half-hardy annual that grows to 18-36 inches tall
- Bell-shaped green calyces surround tiny white flowers
- Very fragrant
- Great as a cut flower or for drying
- This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States but prefers cool growing seasons.
(Moluccella laevis) Great conversation piece in any garden. Interesting spikes of green bell-shaped calyces surrounding the insignificant white flowers, quite fragrant. Excellent for cutting; color and shape are preserved nicely when dried. Native to the Mediterranean region. Half-hardy annual, 18-36" tall.
Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost
Germination: 8-25 Days
Plant Outdoors: 10-12” Apart
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Transplant when a light frost is still possible. Prefers average soil. May require staking.