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Gypsophila Covent Garden Seeds

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Gypsophila Covent Garden plants (also known as Baby's Breath) produce thousands of tiny white flowers on wire-thin branches, giving an airy, soft impression and create a spectacular floral texture, in any garden. Gypsophila Covent Garden has a classic appeal and is increasingly being used in trendy gardens, as it is quick to flower (approx. 8 weeks), long flowering, easy to grow and requires essentially no maintenance. Gypsophila Covent Garden is ideal as a border or filler plant and is also commonly used in rock and cottage gardens. The Covent Garden variety of Gypsophila is commonly grown as a cut flower, and is also suitable for dried flower arrangements. Gypsophila Covent Garden is the variety commonly used by florists in Australia as a bunch filler (traditionally blended with a red rose for Valentine's Day) as the flowers are very long-lasting in arrangements.

Advantages of Gypsophila Covent Garden

  • Profuse airy white flowers in 8 - 10 weeks from planting
  • Early and extended flowering season (suitable for cut-flowers)
  • Extra-low maintenance (suitable for borders, pots and mass plantings)
  • Easy to grow, with seeds typically germinating in 10 - 14 days from sowing


  • 50 - 60cm height at maturity
  • 25 - 30cm apart is suitable planting distance
  • Flowers warmer months
  • Prefers full sun
  • Suitable for pots and will grow in most regions of Australia
  • Hardy annual

Seed Sowing Instructions

  • Easy to follow seed propagation notes are provided with every seed purchase
  • Seeds of this variety are best started in seed raising mix or Jiffy® pellets before planting into the garden

What am I Purchasing?

  • Premium seeds of Gypsophila Covent Garden
  • Easy to follow seed propagation notes