BELLS OF IRELAND ~ sometimes known as Shellflower, Molucella produces long spikes of green bell like bracts with tiny white flowers. Height 50-80cm. Annual 50 seeds.
SOW: during March to April in pots or modules of seed compost and seal in a plastic bag and keep at 16-20°C until germinated. You can choose to sow them in situ in May
GROW: harden off and plant out, spacing plants at about 40cm apart. These can flower from July to September (about 12 weeks from sowing). If your garden catches the wind you may prefer to stake these
ENJOY: cut these for fresh use or dry them for winter decoration. Remove any foliage around the bells before drying