Very closeup shot of the Bells of Ireland. Notice the signature lamium flowers. These flowers are tiny - you can barely see them with the naked eye. When the flowers are done, 4 tiny seeds are left in its place. This is June 21st in East Tennessee.
Great cutflower and dries to a creamy white.
Here is a bloom stalk of Bells of Ireland, with various stages of a bell's maturity (fresh blooms, no bloom/green seeds, dry bell with mature seeds).
Seeds from mature bell, allowed to dry on the plant.
True leaves emerged
Seedling with True Leaf emerging
A mature leaf.
See the seeds deep inside the bell!
Thorns of the Bells of Ireland. Ouch!
Mature seed bell.
Moluccella laevis (Bells of Ireland)
Directly sewn in the fall,yeild a much better crop for than attempting to start them in pots
Bells of Ireland - 07/30/14