Annual Flower, Baby's Breath, Heritage Heirloom Covent Gardens Baby's Breath Flower Seeds
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- 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 SPACING: Scattered (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.