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Babys Breath Festival White in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Gypsophila paniculata 'Festival White'

 

Baby's Breath 'Festival White'

Gypsophila is typically used in the floristry trade to create a softening effect in multifloral bouquets. It produces masses of tiny flower heads on each stem. Species can be annual or perennial. Gypsophila paniculata is commonly known as Baby's Breath. 'Festival White' produces a cloud of tiny white flowers. The more you cut, the more it will flower

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plant Features
  • Babys Breath Festival White likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Babys Breath Festival White likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Babys Breath Festival White is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Babys Breath Festival White likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Baby's Breath 'Festival White'

Latin name

Gypsophila paniculata 'Festival White'

type

Perennial Flowering plant

family

Caryophyllaceae

ph

7.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Babys Breath Festival White likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Babys Breath Festival White is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Babys Breath Festival White likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Babys Breath Festival White likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Babys Breath Festival White is 1.02meters x 1.02meters 1.02 M 1.02 M

Gypsophila paniculata 'Festival White'

Gypsophila is typically used in the floristry trade to create a softening effect in multifloral bouquets. It produces masses of tiny flower heads on each stem. Species can be annual or perennial. Gypsophila paniculata is commonly known as Baby's Breath. 'Festival White' produces a cloud of tiny white flowers. The more you cut, the more it will flower


Planting young plants

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Gypsophila do not grow well in acid soils. Grow in a deep, alkaline, very well-drained soil, in full sun. The perennial species also dislike winter wet so avoid planting in a site that can become waterlogged in periods of prolonged wet weather. Young plants grown from seed should planted out in a well drained sunny, sheltered spot in autumn. Plant them 60cm apart.

 
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