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Gypsophila cerastoides Pixie Splash

Alpine Baby's Breath

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Plant Code: GYPI

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Long-blooming 5-petaled flowers are white with striped violet-pink eyelashes. Bright green mounded foliage may remain evergreen in milder climates. Loads of flowers, this cutie is sometimes called Mouse-Ear Baby’s Breath.

The mounding habit of Gysophila Pixie Splash is ideal for edging a border. Well suited for a rock garden or alpine trough. Drought tolerant once established. The prolific flowers from late spring into summer entice butterflies.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 4-6"
Spacing: Plant 4-8" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 4-7   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: White
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Edgers

Gypsophila General Information

One of the most widely-used cut flowers. Gysophila repens are good groundcovers for hot dry spots. Very hardy to cold, but does not tolerate humidity well. Creeping baby's breath likes well-drained, alkaline soil.

Gypsophila Plant Care

No special care needed. Dislikes being moved or divided once established. Likes a well-drained, alkaline soil. Clip plants lightly immediately after blooming to encourage re-bloom.