Gypsophila elegans, open-pollinated
Enchanting, delicate flowers add a touch of airiness and romance to any flower bed. Totally undemanding and flowering abundantly.
This no-fuss starter plant is really easy to grow.
Perfect for filling gaps in summer flower beds and rose borders.
And bees love it!
Beautiful as cut flowers, both fresh and dried.
Height: 30 - 50cm (12" to 20")
Hardiness: Hardy annual, can also be planted in September and October.
Location: Full sun, copes well with droughts.
Sowing: March to May or September to October outside, 0.5cm deep
Spacing: 25cm (10")
Harvesting/Flowering: June to September
A paradise for insects
Photos: Janina Laszlo