Gypsophila paniculata 'Rosea'

Gypsophila paniculata 'Rosea'

Baby's Breath

Caryophyllaceae

Height

40 - 50 cm

Flower colour

pale pink

Flowering time

September

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

fertile, well drained

pH

neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy, but flowers too late

Plant range

the species is native to Central- and E-Europe

Gypsophila is a genus in the family Caryophyllaceae,  with a wide distribution around Eurasia, Africa and Oceania, with the greatest number of species in Turkey. They have a deep root system and dislike being disturbed. They grow best in deep, well drained soil in full sun.

Propagation:


Cuttings - root or stem cuttings.


Seed - sown in March.

Seed is not covered or just covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination. 

Needs ample sun and well drained, gritty soil.

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