Gypsophila (Baby's Breath) - Key Growing 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.
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