Bells of Ireland


Plants are well-branched providing tall, green spikes adorned with green bell shaped cups. Flowers have a fresh, apple-like scent.


100 seeds per packet.

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    Flower type:Filler
    Life cycle:Hardy Annual
    Climate:Prefers a cool-moderate growing environment and will tolerate frost.
    Sowing guide:Refrigerate seeds @ 4 C for 1-2 weeks prior to sowing. Direct seed (recommended) in March to April / September. Alternatively sow in trays in and transplant after 6-8 weeks. Handle seedlings with care so as to not disturb the taproot.
    Planting Season:Autumn / Spring
    Germination guide:12-21 days @ 20 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of vermiculite.
    Flowering time:September (if sown in March to April) or 90-110 days after sowing in September.
    Pinch:Not necessary
    Position:Full Sun
    Final height:60-90 cm

    Growing Tips:

    Provide horisontal plant support.

    Harvesting Tips:

    Harvest when the flowers are halfway open and green. Remove the leaves from the lower half of the flower spike. Expected vase life is 10 days. For drying, harvest when the bells are firm to the touch.

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