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Gypsophila paniculata

More About Gypsophila paniculata

  • Sprays of tiny, delicate, white flower clusters
  • Fragrant, single and double flowers appear on the same plan
  • Stems have narrow, blue-green leaves, 8 cm long
  • Airy, upright, growth habit
  • Cut fresh or dry for floral arrangements
  • Bloom Time: June to September

Interesting Notes:

Not native to Ontario, but introduced and established throughout North America.

Zone:

4

Height:

100-120 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

White
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Baby's Breath Growing and Maintenance Tips

Drought tolerant, it grows best in an average to dry, alkaline soil, in full sun. Does not like to be moved once established, due to its long taproot structure. May require staking if grown in shady, moist conditions. 


Gypsophila paniculata Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Fragrant
Fragrant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Blue
Green