Gypsophila (Baby's Breath) - Key Growing Information

Gypsophila, more commonly known as baby's breath, forms cloud-like mounds of tiny white flowers.
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.

LIGHT PREFERENCE:
Sun.

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

PLANT SPACING:
8".

HARDINESS ZONES:
Annual.

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

USE:
Cut flower.

PLANT HEIGHT:
18-24".

SCIENTIFIC NAME:
Gypsophila elegans