Snowflake Baby's Breath

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Snowflake Baby's Breath is a must-have perennial for cutting or border garden! It will grow masses of wiry branches with airy, cloud-like sprays of dainty double-white flowers, blooming in early summer and onward. Commonly used as a filler in bouquets and dried floral arrangements. Once established it is easy to care for and will multiply each season. Keeping the flowers cut prolongs blooming. Grows to 40”. Zones 3-7

100 seeds



Gypsophila paniculata

Perennial, Zones 3-7

Germination: 7-14 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures are 70-75ºF

Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and press into soil, seeds need light to germinate

Starting Indoors:  Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-75ºF soil temperature. Transplant apart around the last frost, 10-12” apart.  

Sowing Outdoors: After the last frost date, sow lightly and thin to 10-12” apart. 

Growth Habit: Upright, mounding, arching

Height and Width:  36-40” x 36-40” 

Spacing: 10-12" apart

Light Needs: Full sun 

Soil Needs: Average to rocky, dry, well-drained

Approximate days to flower from seed: Blooms in the second year

Uses: Flower beds, cutting gardens, rock gardens, backdrops and borders, drought tolerant, deer tolerant, cut or dried flowers, attracts beneficials

Care: Water seedlings regularly until established. Amend soil with compost before transplanting. Trim back plants after they bloom for a second wave of flowers. Apply a liquid fertilizer every 3-4 weeks or use a time-release fertilizer at planting time.