Gypsophila elegans

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 Gypsophila elegans subsp. var.  Annual Baby's-breath, Showy Baby's-breath
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Lifespan: annual
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun, part-sun
Features: flowers, cut flowers
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USDA Zones: 7 to 11
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: white
Caryophyllaceae > Gypsophila elegans var. ,

Gypsophila elegans (Annual Baby's-breath, Showy Baby's-breath [1] [2] ) is an ornamental plant native to Asia and Europe.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Gypsophila elegans, Bieb. One foot, repeatedly forked-branched, glabrous: Ivs. sessile, the uppermost linear, the lower oblong or spatulate: fls. white or sometimes (G. rosea, Hort., and in rare wild forms) rosy; petals truncate, almost recurved, 2-5 times as long as the calyx. Caucasus.—Much cult., and handsome.

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  1. Gypsophila elegans at Germplasm Resources Information Network
  2. Gypsophila elegans at USDA PLANTS Database

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