PlantsGypsophila→Cushion Baby's Breath (Gypsophila muralis)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Gypsophila muralis Accepted
Psammophiliella muralis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Plant Spread: 6-12 inches
Flower Color: White
Other: Pale pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Depth to plant seed: Press into soil but do not cover
Other info: Keep at 70°F - 75°F; seeds germinate in 7-14 days
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


Glossary Tip - CymeGlossary Tip - Cyme
By woofie on June 29, 2012

Cyme: A usually flat-topped or convex flower cluster (inflorescence) in which the primary stem and each side branch end in a flower that opens before the flowers below or to the side of it (determinate). Annual Baby's Breath (Gypsophila muralis) and tomatoes have cymes.

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