Flowers Gypsophila (Baby's Breath)

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Gypsophila Seed

Product ID: 1762

Standard filler for arrangements.

Small, 1/2- 3/4", white flowers make an airy cut-flower filler for bouquets. Multi stems per plant. Succession plant for continuous harvest through the summer. Also known as baby's breath, "gyp," and showy baby's-breath. Ht. 18-24". Avg. 26,400 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.




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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 70-72°F (21-22°C).

SOWING: Sow ever 2 weeks to ensure a continuous supply of blooms throughout the summer.
Direct seed (recommended): After last frost sow 1/8" deep and barely cover.
Transplant: Sow 6-8 weeks before last frost. Transplant into cell packs or larger containers when the first true leaves appear. Harden off and transplant outside after the last frost.


SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Relatively poor soil. Rich soil causes vigorous growth which is easily beaten down by rain.



HARVEST: Fresh: Harvest when 70-90% of the flowers in a spray are open.

USE: Cut flower.PLANT HEIGHT: 18-24".

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Gypsophila elegans
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
45 - 50 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets