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Gypsophila elegans 'Covent Garden'

This simple, single gypsophila could not be more different to the twee, top-heavy double form often used in flower arranging. I love this one, as a filler in the garden and vase.
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1000 seeds

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Hardy Annual
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - August, 12 weeks from spring sowing.
Height
45cm (18in)
Group/Species
elegans
Common name
Annual Baby's Breath
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
1000 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover March, or direct April-June. Or sow under cover in autumn for earlier flowers the following year.

Description

This simple, single gypsophila could not be more different to the twee, top-heavy double form often used in flower arranging. I love this, as a filler in the garden and vase.

Seen here growing with blue cornflower, Centaurea cyanus 'Blue Boy'.

Care Tips

Need very sharp drainage or they can be short lived. Can be grown in container pots.