What Are the Bells of Ireland?


Quick Answer

The bells of Ireland are flowers, producing slightly fragrant, bell-shaped blooms. They are a member of the mint family and are a favorite among gardeners, florists and landscapers.

Continue Reading
What Are the Bells of Ireland?
Credit: zenia CC-BY-2.0

Full Answer

The bells of Ireland come from Turkey rather than Ireland as their name would indicate. They are made up of striking emerald green leaves and bell-shaped blooms. The bells of Ireland adopted the Irish nickname with their symbolism of good luck and striking green color. With their good luck, the bells of Ireland are often used in both wedding bouquets as well as St. Patrick's Day flower arrangements. The flowers also dry well, preserving their beauty year-round.

Learn more about Outdoor Plants & Flowers
Related Videos

Related Questions