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Gypsophila elegans 'Covent Garden'

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1 packet (1500 gypsophila seeds) £0.99 Despatch: within 24 hours
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Graceful annual for the border, producing delicate flowers and foliage, splendid for cut flowers. Can also be grown as flowering pot plants, grown in drifts or planted so as to cascade down steep banks or dry walls. Flowers early summer. Height 18in.

Culinary note: Baby's Breath (Gypsophila sp.) has white or pink flowers that have a mild, slightly sweet flavour, perfect for dessert garnishes. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Patio, Cottage Gardens, Wildlife Gardens, Cut Flower Garden

Hardy

Full sun

45cm (17.7in)

30cm (11.8in)

1 Packet (1500 Gypsophila Seeds) (TX06294)

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They prefer a sunny open site but will grow in most sites and soils.

Sow early spring outdoors where they are to flower. Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow 3mm (1/8in) deep in rows 30cm (12in) apart. Germination usually takes approximately 21 days. An autumn sowing can be made for overwintering to produce earlier flowers and they can also be autumn sown and grown on in pots in a well ventilated cold greenhouse to produce spring flowering pot plants.

When large enough to handle thin out to 30cm (12in) apart.

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Reviews

Dainty flowers 2013-06-24

Beautiful dainty flowers. Should be grown accompanied with other flowers as can be a bit flimsy on its own.