Gypsophila (Gypsophila aretioides)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 1-2 inches
Plant Spread: 6-8 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover

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Posted by goldfinch4 (Ripon, Wisconsin) on Mar 8, 2013 3:52 AM

Forms hard creeping cushions with very tiny foliage. Very seldom flowers, but when it does, the flowers are nearly stemless. Does well in alkaline, high-calcium, well-draining soil.

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