Bells Of Ireland Seeds

Bells of Ireland (Moluccella laevis) is an heirloom favorite with florists, who use this annual to create dramatic bouquets.
Zones1 - 10
Advantages
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Great For Mass Plantings
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Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
multiplies--naturalizes
Multiplies / Naturalizes
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Good For Cut Flowers
fragrant
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Light Requirements
full-sun
Full Sun
morning-sun--afternoon-shade
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Water Tolerance
Low-Water
Mature Spread 24-30" tall
Bloom TimeSummer
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SKUHC015929

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
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Bells of Ireland (Moluccella laevis) is a fantastic wildflower that is perfect for any landscape. This annual is an heirloom favorite and often used in fresh and dried bouquets. It makes a wonderful garden accent for the most colorful varieties in your garden. For the best results, chill seeds for 2 weeks in a sandwich bag in a refrigerator before sowing on top of bare, loosened soil. Another method is planting after a few hard frosts have occurred to ensure the seed will remain dormant until the time is right to germinate in the spring. Be sure to not cover the seed as it requires direct sunlight in order to germinate.
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Associated SKUsHC015929
HC013301 (1/4 Pound) - Out of stock.
HC015534 (1 Pound) - Out of stock.
Common Name
Bells Of Ireland Seeds
Botanical Name
Moluccella laevis
Seed Life Cycle
Annual
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color
Green
Bloom Time
Summer
Mature Height
24-30" tall
Wildflower Mix or Specie
Species
Ships As
Seed
Ideal Region
Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Hot Desert, Pacific Northwest, Coastal California
Zones
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Non-GMO
Yes
Neonicotinoid Free
Seeds Per Pound
64,000
Seed Coverage
1/4 lb covers 315 sq ft.
1 lb covers 1,245 sq ft.
Soil Type
Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Advantages
Great For Mass Plantings, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Multiplies / Naturalizes, Good For Cut Flowers, Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Ships To Canada
Yes
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