Bells of Ireland

Common name: Bells of Ireland
Botanical name: Moluccella laevis

Bells of IrelandMoluccella laevis (Bells-of-Ireland, Bells of Ireland, Molucca balmis, Shellflower, Shell flower) is a summer flowering annual, native to Turkey, Syria and the Caucasus, grown for its flower’s spikes. The tiny white flowers are surrounded by apple green calyces which are persisent. The plants rounded leaves are pale green.

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