Covent Garden Market Gypsophila Seed

Product ID:1762.111762.11

Quick Facts

Latin Name

Gypsophila elegans

Days To Maturity

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

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45 - 50 Days

Life Cycle

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).

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Annual

Hybrid Status

Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

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Open Pollinated

Product Features

Product Features

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
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Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Covent Garden Market Gypsophila Seed

Product ID:1762.111762.11

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.

Quick Facts

Latin Name

Gypsophila elegans

Days To Maturity

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

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45 - 50 Days

Life Cycle

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).

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Annual

Hybrid Status

Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

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Open Pollinated

Product Features

Product Features

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
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Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

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

SOWING:
Sow every 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

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