Annual Flower, Baby's Breath, Heritage Heirloom Covent Gardens Baby's Breath Flower Seeds

Available in store only. Please contact your local Mackey's for price and availability.

  • Delivery Available with Online Checkout
  • Not Available In-store at Colchester Mackey's
  • Not Available In-store at Willimantic Mackey's
  • Not Available In-store at Woodstock Mackey's

Each spray of tiny white blossoms forms a cloud.

  • Botanical name - gypophila elegans - means "gypsum loving", indicating the plants prefer a sweet soil.
  • Plants bear numerous sprays of tiny white blossoms that are almost devoid of foliage.
  • Frequently used for cutting and combining in bouquets with other flowers.
  • Easy to grow.

SPECIFICS: (see below for complete sowing information)

  • SEED DEPTH: 1/4 inch
  • SEED SPACINGScattered (see SOWING)
  • EMERGES: 10-14 days
  • MATURE HEIGHT: 2 feet 


  • Prefers full sun and well limed soil.
  • Plant seeds directly outdoors in early spring.
  • Cover with 1/4 inch of fine soil - do not cover seeds too deeply.
  • Plant every 3 weeks for continuous bloom throughout the summer.


    • Germinated in 10-14 days depending on soil and weather conditions.


    • Thin to 12 inches apart.


    • In generations past, flowers were chosen for their exceptional fragrance and beauty.
    • Hart Seed Co., still family owned since 1892, has endeavored to reintroduce the best of these heirloom varieties to today's gardeners.

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