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Baby's Breath
Scientific Name: Gypsophila paniculata L.
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Baby's Breath (Gypsophila paniculata)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-10, 14-21

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Growth Habits: Perennial, up to 3 feet tall (90 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Root or stem cuttings in early spring, seeds

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 72. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society.

Cultural Practices:
Like a well drained, rather alkaline soil. Tall flower stems might need to be staked.

Blooming Habits:
The small flowers in midsummer give a very airy effect, valued for floral arrangements. They are used either fresh or dried.

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