Specie: M. laevis
Bells of Ireland
Shell flower, Bells of Ireland
Name in Latin: Lamiaceae
Name in English: Mint Family
Origin: native to Turkey, Syria and the Caucasus
Growth Habit: fast growing, self seeding.
Flower: tiny white flowers surrounded by apple green calyces.
Blooming Period: June thru October
Leaf: rounded, pale green
Defining lines, adding popular lime green colour, versatile in arranging and bouquets.
Care and Handling
Lasting Quality: 7- 14 days
Amount of water: moderate
Nutrition: flower preservative. food
Special handling: change water often
In the language of flowers, it represents luck, member of the mint family.