Baby's Breath 'Covent Garden' Seeds

Small, pure white flowers on every stem.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

Covent Garden produces multi-branched plants with small, pure white flowers on every stem. This cottage garden favorite is perfect for fresh floral arrangements. Baby’s Breath blooms quickly and is drought tolerant. Ideal for borders, rock gardens and cut flower gardens.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Gypsophila elegans
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 15 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/16 in.
When to Sow Indoors 4-6 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
Plant Spacing 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Bloom Color White/Near White
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Late Winter/Early Spring
Foliage Aromatic, Grown for Foliage, Herbaceous, Smooth-Textured
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Flowers are fragrant, Flowers are good for cutting, Flowers are good for drying and preserving, Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season, Suitable for growing in containers, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 50