Gypsophila repens 'Alba' Creeping Baby's Breath

$12.95
$12.95
Size

Description

Gypsophilia repens 'Alba' is an exceptionally short variety of the long-time favorite, baby's breath. Masses of small white flowers appear from late spring to midsummer along its trailing foliage, attracting butterflies. Its dwarf size and long bloom time make it an exceptional choice for containers, rock gardens, and in-between stepping stones.

While Gypsophilia repens 'Alba' baby's breath isn't very difficult to grow, it must be grown in well-draining soil. It is tolerant of coastal conditions and drought once established, and is resistant to deer.

Characteristics

  • Common Names: Baby's Breath
  • Zones: 4-9
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Light Shade
  • Soil Preference: Well-drained
  • Height at Maturity: 4-8
  • Width at Maturity: 15
  • Bloom Color: White/Cream
  • Bloom Time: May-July
  • Foliage Color: Green

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies.
  • Tolerates: Deer. Coastal Conditions. Drought.
  • Other Features: Container Plant. Cut Flower.

Care and Growing Tips

Must be grown in well-draining soil. Protect from slugs and snails.

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Shipping Info

 

All orders placed now will ship in Spring 2024 unless requested otherwise.

    • Zones 9&10: Starting March 25th
    • Zone 8: Starting April 1st
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    • Zone 6: Starting April 22nd
    • Zone 5: Starting May 6th
    • Zones 4-2: Starting May 13th

If you live in a warm climate and wish to receive your plants during the winter, please send us an email. Please note that we may be unable to fulfill your request if temperatures are too cold for safe transit or if the plants are dormant.

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Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

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