Bells of Ireland HEIRLOOM Seeds

Bells of Ireland HEIRLOOM Seeds

Moluccella laevis

Item #1148

Annual. Not only Irish eyes will smile at this unusual plant. Its bright green bells with their tiny white “clappers” are always a conversation piece. Turns straw-colored when dry — a very valuable long lasting dried flower. The strain in this packet was selected for its superior cut and/or dried flower use. Will produce new plants the following year from self-sown seeds.




Annual

Full Sun

Blooms late summer

2' - 3' tall

Days to Emerge:
15 - 35 days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
A group of 5 seeds
every 12"

Thinning:
When 1" tall,
thin to 1 plant
every 12"


When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost, or late fall for early spring germination.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Requires light to germinate. Press lightly into soil surface and keep moist. If sowing during warm weather, put seeds in refrigerator for 1 week before sowing.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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