How to grow Baby's breath flower

Baby’s breath flower growing herbaceous of the genus Gypsophila also known as Baby’s breath flowers or Gypsophila elegans, Baby’s breath flower annual used as fragrant ornamental cut flower plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-10.

Leaves color green in linear to lanceolate shape.

Baby’s breath flowers

Flower color white the flowers small in pompon form, flowers grow on stems in cluster and very crowded

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Requirements for Baby’s breath flower growing and care:

Well drained soil, warm weather

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, snails, slugs

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
30-80 cm, 12-32 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
White small flowers in pompon form, flowers grow on stems in cluster and very crowded

Scientific name:

Gypsophila elegans

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