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General Baby's Breath (Gypsophilia) Information


Dried Flower Baby's Breath

Baby's Breath

Gypsophila paniculata
Baby's Breath has clusters of many small, light, airy, single (shown) or double white dried flowers.
Perennial
Common Names Gypsophilia, Gyp
Height 24 - 36 inches.
Cultivar Paniculata, Perfecta, Bristol Fairy
Propagation

By seed at 70°F or by cuttings in spring.

Cultivation Partial shade to full sun in rich, non-acidic soil (likes lime and fertilizer).
Disease  
Harvest Cut when Baby's Breath is in full bloom.
Drying You can place Baby's Breath upright or hang upside down in dry, dark, open, airy place.
Uses Baby's Breath is the best dried flower filler.
Comments The dried flower cultivar Paniculata is the single blossom. Perfecta and Bristol Fairy are double blossoms.
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