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Showy Babysbreath
Scientific Name: Gypsophila elegans Bieb.
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Eastern Europe

Growth Habits: Short lived annual, 1 to 2 feet tall (30-60 cm); fleshy lanceolate leaves, up to 3 inches long (7.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Seeds

This Gypsophila lives only 5 to 6 weeks, but it can be sowed at regular interval for a long blooming period.

Blooming Habits:
The Showy Babysbreath bears white to pink flowers in quantities, 0.5 inches across (12 mm). They are good cut flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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