Bells of Ireland

Moluccella laevis


Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

$1.25
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Bells of Ireland

Moluccella laevis


  • Annual to 70cm
  • Unusual pale green flower spikes


Annual to 70cm. Heirloom flower variety dating back to 1500's. This unusual fast growing annual produces tall green flower spikes with tiny white flowers surrounded by pale green cup shaped calyxes resembling bells. Great for cut or dried flowers, mass plantings, container planting, adding height and interest to garden beds and borders. Easy to grow. Also known as "Shell flower". 


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 1mm
When: Early spring
Germination: 21-35 days @ 15-20°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Half Hardy Annual
Plant Spacing: 25cm
Plant Height: 70cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 110 days
*Notes: To improve germination cold stratify for 7 days prior to planting.

(Product number: F8-06)
Seeds per gram: 145 seeds


SKU F8-06
Shipping Weight 0.0012kg
Botanical name: Moluccella laevis
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 50 seeds
Seeds per gram: 145

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