GYPSOPHILA MIX COLOURS BABY’S BREATH YELLOW CREAM WHITE PINK ROSE SEEDS $2.10

“IT’S LIKE THE BREATH OF AN ANGEL HATH BLOOMED!” INCLUDES WHITE, PINK, ROSE, AND YELLOW!

Gypsophila, commonly known as baby’s breath, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae. Here are some key details about Gypsophila:

  1. Origin: Gypsophila is native to Eurasia, but various species have been introduced and cultivated in different parts of the world. It is found in a variety of habitats, including dry meadows and steppes.
  2. Colours: Baby’s breath is renowned for its small, delicate flowers that typically come in shades of yellow, white and two shades of pink (a pastel and a deep rose). The tiny, clustered flowers give the plant a light and airy appearance. The white varieties are particularly popular in floral arrangements, often used as filler to complement other flowers.
  3. Uses:
    • Floral Arrangements: Gypsophila is a popular choice as a filler in floral arrangements, bouquets, and centerpieces. Its small flowers add texture and a delicate feel to arrangements.
    • Gardening: Some varieties of Gypsophila are cultivated as ornamental plants in gardens. They are appreciated for their ability to add a soft, ethereal quality to landscapes.
    • Dried Arrangements: Baby’s breath is often dried and used in dried flower arrangements, maintaining its delicate appearance even when dried.
  4. Medicinal Uses:
    • Traditional Medicine: Gypsophila species have been used in traditional medicine in some cultures. The roots of certain species are believed to have medicinal properties.
    • Anti-inflammatory Properties: Some studies suggest that Gypsophila species may possess anti-inflammatory properties. Extracts from the plant have been investigated for potential use in traditional medicine for conditions related to inflammation.

It’s important to note that while Gypsophila has some historical uses in traditional medicine, any medicinal applications should be approached with caution. It’s always advisable to consult with healthcare professionals and rely on scientifically validated sources before using plants for medicinal purposes.

Grow Notes
Plant in full sun in moist, well-draining soils.

Sow
Sow direct in Spring, early Summer or Autumn, Plant seeds at a depth of 6mm, with 30cm plant spacing.

Keep soil moist, not wet.

Germination
7-14 days at 21-22°C.

Maturity
50-60 days.

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