Bells of ireland
About Bells of ireland
Semi-hardy annual is noted for producing a mid-summer to fall bloom of showy flower spikes. Calyces are densely packed along each flower spike from top to base. Plants perform best in cool summer climates. This is an excellent plant for fresh cut or dried flower arrangements.
Also known as
Bells-of-ireland, Molucca balmis, Shellflower and Shell flower
How to care for Bells of ireland
Bells of ireland needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Bells of ireland love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Bells of ireland does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Bells of ireland after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.