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Renee's Garden Bells Of Ireland Antique Apple Green
(Heirloom)

Candelabra Spires for Cottage Gardens

Brand: Renee's Garden    Item Number: SWF4054

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Bells of Ireland - Antique Apple Green (Heirloom) -Molucella laevis

Annual -Unique, eye-catching branching spikes cloaked in shell-like blossoms the same soft green shade as Granny Smith apples. Their form and color sets off all other flowers.

Soil & Water:Prefer finely textured garden soil in full sun.

Planting & Growing: Sow seed 2" apart and cover 1/2 inch deep and keep moist. Germination may take 10-20 days. Weed and water carefully and thin before too crowded. To start indoors, sow 2" apart in individual pots and cover 1/2" deep, keep moist and provide as strong light source. Thin garden seedlings to 10" apart once 3-4" tall.

Harvesting & Storage:Cut flowers when the cups are open as far up the stem as possible but before the bottom ones brown. To air dry, cut once shells have opened all along the stem and hang upside down.

Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 10-20 Days
Height At Maturity: 2-3 feet
Sun/Shade: Full to Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 10"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 150-160 Seeds Planting and growing information can be found on the seed packet image. While Renee's Garden seeds are not all certified organic, they do not sell treated or GMO seeds and have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge". This seedline features unique varieties personally selected by Renee Shepherd for use in the kitchen or in bouquets.

Features

  • Does Not Require Support
  • Fragrant
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Good for Drying
  • Heirloom
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Useful for Ornamental

Characteristics

Brand Renee's Garden Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Bloom Season Summer, Fall Plant Usage Ornamental
Life Cycle Annual Planting Time Spring
Sun Requirements Full Sun Growth Habit Upright
Brand Renee's Garden
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Plant Usage Ornamental
Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright

Planting & Care

Soil & Water:Prefer finely textured garden soil in full sun.

Planting & Growing: Sow seed 2" apart and cover 1/2 inch deep and keep moist. Germination may take 10-20 days. Weed and water carefully and thin before too crowded. To start indoors, sow 2" apart in individual pots and cover 1/2" deep, keep moist and provide as strong light source. Thin garden seedlings to 10" apart once 3-4" tall.

Harvesting & Storage:Cut flowers when the cups are open as far up the stem as possible but before the bottom ones brown. To air dry, cut once shells have opened all along the stem and hang upside down.

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Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.125"W x 0.1"H

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