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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. Pack covers approximately 10 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 125 seeds/sq ft (~2830 seeds/pack)