Flower, 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.