Irish Flowers and Plants
Show your Irish pride, by growing Irish flowers and plants. Or give a lucky one to your favorite lads or lassies.
Here is a little about popular Irish plants and flowers :
Shamrocks - Shamrocks are a symbol of good luck and fortune. Certainly the most well known and most popular of all Irish plants. If you are looking for a four leafed clover in your lawn, good luck. You may have plenty of clover. But, almost every one is three leafed. Shamrocks can readily be found in garden stores. Around Saint Patrick's Day, you can find them for sale in countless stores and floral shops.
Bells of Ireland - Bells of Ireland are distinctive and stately plants, grown for their tall, dark green spires, thickly covered by lighter green, bell-shaped (leaves). This annual plant grows 2-3 feet tall. The leaves are so lush, they all but hide the small white or pink flowers. Surprise, surprise, the Bells of Ireland are to native to Ireland........ More on Bells of Ireland
Black Eyed Susan, Irish Eyes
This Black Eyed Susan variety has big 4 to 5 inch golden yellow petals with a green eye(center). The plant grows just 20-26 inches tall. Bring a bit of "Luck of the Irish" to your flower garden, or in containers on your patio or deck.
Sunflower, Irish Eyes
The Irish Eyes Sunflower is a short 2 to 2 1/'2 feet tall. But, it's flower head grows with Irish pride, with yellow flower petals surrounding a green center.
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