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An heirloom favorite popular in both fresh and dried bouquets, Bells of Ireland produces tall flower stems tightly packed with green, bell-shaped bracts. It prefers cool weather; sow outdoors in early spring for early summer bloom. Don't cover seed as light aids in germination -- just press the seed onto the soil surface for good seed-to-soil contact.
MOLQP (1/4 Pound)
MOLLB (1 Pound)
|Common Name||Bells of Ireland|
|Botanical Name||Moluccella laevis|
|Seed Life Cycle||Annuals|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||24-30 inches tall|
|Coverage||1/4 lb covers 311 sq ft.
1 lb covers 1,245 sq ft.
|Seeds Per Pound||63,957|
|Soil Moisture||Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining|
|Soil Type||Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil|
|Native To||Western Asia, Turkey, Syria, and the Caucasus.|
|Ideal Region||Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest|
|Zones||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Containers, Cut Flowers|
|Is It Storable?||Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||Yes|
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