Gypsophila paniculata Festival Star / Baby's Breath
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Gypsophila paniculata Festival Star / Baby's Breath


    Gypsophila paniculata, commonly known as baby's breath, is a perennial plant that produces delicate, small flowers on tall, wiry stems. Festival Star is a popular cultivar of Gypsophila paniculata that is known for its abundance of double, pure white flowers.

    The Festival Star cultivar typically grows to a height of 60-90cm (2-3ft) and a spread of 30-45cm (1-1.5ft). Its narrow, lance-shaped leaves are green in color and grow in an alternate pattern along the stems. The flowers bloom in mid to late summer and can last up to two months.

    The flowers of Festival Star are double and pure white, creating a fluffy, cloud-like appearance that is characteristic of the baby's breath plant. The flowers are held in loose, airy clusters at the ends of the stems, which can reach up to 90cm (3ft) in height. The stems are also good for cutting, making this cultivar an excellent choice for use in floral arrangements.

    Gypsophila paniculata Festival Star is a hardy, easy-to-grow plant that prefers full sun to partial shade and well-draining soil. It is also drought-tolerant and deer-resistant, making it a great choice for gardeners in a variety of climates and environments.

    Overall, Gypsophila paniculata Festival Star is a beautiful and versatile plant that is sure to add a touch of elegance and grace to any garden or floral arrangement.

    Height 45cm
    Width 60cm
    Bloom Time May-October
    Zone 3