Scientific Name: Gypsophila paniculata Form: Mounded
Common Name:baby's breath Texture:Fine
Family Name:CaryophyllaceaeHabit: Twiggy, Spreading
Plant Type: Flowering cut plant, Herbaceous perennial, Invasive plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Lanceolate, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, (Floriferous), (Panicle-like), White, Pink, Jul- Aug- Can flower any month
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Alkaline, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Dried flower or fruit, Filler, Floristry, Perennial border, Attract butterflies
Key ID Features:Leaves opposite, linear, similar to carnation, with swollen nodes; inflorescence panicle of tiny white to pink flowers, often used in floral arrangements with roses.