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Gypsophila paniculata 'Snowflake'

Pure white open sprays of flowers on divided stems, with silvery grey leaves.
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1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

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Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Flowers
July - August
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
paniculata
Common name
Baby's Breath
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
60cm (24in)
Cultivation
Plants do best when planted in a light well drained soil, add plenty of grit to the planting hole with plenty of sunlight.

Description

Pure white open sprays of flowers on divided stems, with silvery grey leaves. Lovely arranged on its own in a vase or to add clouds of white to a soft, summer arrangement.

Care Tips

Prefers an alkaline soil and dislikes sitting in winter wet, so provide good drainage. Cut back after flowering to encourage a second flush of flowers.