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Moluccella laevis Bells of Ireland

Grower Information:

Scientific Name : Moluccella laevis

Blooming Season : Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit : Columnar, Upright

Spacing : 10 - 15" (25 - 38cm)

Height : 24 - 32" (61 - 81cm)

Width : 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Exposure : Sun

Grower Information : 

Planting density: 3 to 4 plants/ft.2 (32 to 40 plants/m2)
Best for: High tunnel, field
Direct sow to finish: 14 to 19 weeks
Supplied as coated seed. 

  • Unusual spires of green, bell formed blooms can be used fresh or dried, and add interest to mixed bouquets. 
  • Small, hand-shaped leaves on the flower spikes are removed after cutting for optimum ornamental value.