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Gypsophila cerastioides

More About Gypsophila cerastioides

  • Small, white flowers with prominent, pink veining, rise slightly above the foliage
  • Small, rounded, glossy, green foliage
  • Low, carpet forming habit
  • Evergreen in milder winters
  • Perfect for edging walkways or rock gardens
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to midsummer

Zone:

4

Height:

10-15 cm

Spread:

20-30 cm

Colour:

White
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Alpine Baby's Breath Growing and Maintenance Tips

Low maintenance perennial that thrives in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun. Alkaline soils are best, but not necessary. Good drainage is essential for the winter to avoid root rot. No pruning is required. 


Gypsophila cerastioides Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Compact
Dwarf
Trailing

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Rooftop (extensive)