Baby’s Breath

Baby's Breath

The Baby’s Breath flower is sometimes considered a cliche in the floral world because it is ubiquitous in flower arrangements and bouquets.

Baby's Breath (Gypsophilia)

Baby’s Breath, also known as Gypsophilia, is a bushy, branching plant with small, delicate flowers on long, thin stems. It’s native to Eastern and Central Europe. It belongs to the genus gypsophila[1] and contains around 35 plants.

Baby's Breath Flower

Baby’s Breath plants grow 1 to 2 feet tall and have an abundance of pink or white flowers. The stems are divided into many branches, which give it a light appearance, ideal for accenting bouquets.

The gypsophila flower is a favorite because it has such an airy and sweet scent. Baby’s Breath is most often found in a familiar white variety. Still, the plant can also bear flowers in various shades of purple and pink.

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Key References
  • [1]“Gypsophila paniculata (Baby’s Breath) | North Carolina Extension Gardener Plant Toolbox”. Accessed October 20, 2021. Link.


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