Gypsophila paniculata Bristol Fairy


Gypsophila paniculata Bristol Fairy, Babies Breath. A mound-forming Herbaceous perennial with narrow glaucous green leaves and clouds of large double white flowers. Makes an excellent border addition. Max Height 1.2m. Max Spread 1.2m. Flowers July to August.


Plant in gritty well drained soil. Full sun, Hardy.


General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.