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Creeping Baby's Breath

Gypsophila repens

Also known as

Creeping Gypsophila, Alpine Gypsophila

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

50cm

15cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Creeping Baby's Breath Overview

This is a prostrate perennial with stems which form low mounds up to 20cm high and 45cm across. It has narrow bluish-green leaves and will bear panicles of star-shaped white, lilac or pale purple flowers in the summer.

How to propagate Creeping Baby's Breath

Cuttings

G.paniculta is propagated by grafting in winter, others by softwood cuttings in summer.

Grafting

Seed

Seed in autumn or spring.

Other uses of Creeping Baby's Breath

Summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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