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Gypsophila paniculata 'Bristol Fairy'

Baby's Breath

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Item #: 556

Zones: 3a to 7b

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Asia, Europe

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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Baby's breath has long been prized as a cut flower, but never adequately appreciated for its garden value and long summer flowering. Each 3' tall stalk of 3" long glaucous-green lance-shaped leaves ends in huge plumes of small double white flowers... like one of those '60s home boy fake afros. Baby's breath (looks more like baby's dandruff) needs a very well drained rocky or sandy soil to be long-lived...perfect for the large rock garden.