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By Eviefox

Lanarkshire, United Kingdom Gb

moluccella laevis (bells of Ireland) have been established,grown from seed, in large pots for 3 years but won't flower. Can anyone tell me why?
The pots are very large. In west facing sheltered spot.



Are you sure that's what you're growing? Moluccella laevis is a half hardy annual, and is sown yearly, when it grows, flowers, sets seed and dies. Post a photo if you're not sure.

4 Jun, 2015


yes this sounds wrong as bells of Ireland are annuals. the flowers have a green bract and a small insignificant flower so perhaps they set seed every year.

7 Jun, 2015

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