Baby's Breath - Covent Garden - Gypsophila elegans
Annual Open Pollinated. Baby's Breath is a hardy annual that is easy to grow and quick to bloom. The small papery-white flowers are popular in flower arrangements when contrasted with larger, more colorful flowers. Dries beautifully. 1/4 lb covers approximately 1000 sq ft if broadcast. Direct seed 1 apart then thin to 1' between plants.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms in late spring to late summer
Attracts: Attracts beneficial insects
Soil: Does not tolerate acid soil
Native: Eastern Europe
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 10-20 Days
Height At Maturity: 12-24"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Annual for Garden and Naturalizing Gypsophilia elegans 'Covent Garden' Height: 24-28 Bloom Season: Spring/Summer Seeding Rate: Use 1/4 Lb/1000 sq ft