Gypsophila ‘Teeny Deep Rose’ and ‘Gypsy White’

Teeny Deep Rose

Gypsophila is also known as Baby’s Breath due to its dainty foliage and petite flowers

It is a compact, mound forming, annual, bedding plant that grows 15-20cm in height. Gypsophila thrives in the full sun or partial shade in soil that is well-drained.

This little annual is classed as having average water needs. This means it needs to be watered regularly but not overwater as this will cause rot. They do tend to dry out quickly in very hot, dry weather, so on those ‘berg wind’ or very hot days keep an eye on them and water when the soil becomes dry.

For dazzling mounds of colour ensure the soil has been enriched with well decomposed compost or fertilizer during the growing season.

Gypsophila muralis is an elegant plant with finely textured foliage. It bears copious amounts of small semi-double flowers over a long period, starting in late spring and through the summer. ‘Teeny Deep Rose’ has double deep rose pink flowers and ‘Gypsy White’ has pure white flowers. When the flowers start ‘slowing down’ in the summer a light trim will encourage new growth and blooms.

The dainty flowers, although small and short stemmed, can be used as cut flowers for flower arrangements. They can also be dried by cutting sprays of flowers in full bloom, removing the foliage, bunching loosely and hanging in a warm, airy place for 2-3 weeks.

Gypsophila ‘Teeny Deep Rose’ and ‘Gypsy White’ add a romantic touch to any garden; they are easy to grow and are low maintenance plants.

What to do with them: Plant them in containers and window boxes. Mass them in the garden for lavish colour displays or use them as a bright border in garden beds.

Eastern Cape Stockists:

Floradale Nursery – Port Elizabeth
Floradale Nursery – East London
Red Leaf Nursery – Port Alfred
Builders Express East London
Builders Express – Jeffreys Bay
Builders Express – Newton Park
Builders Express – Queenstown
Builders Express – Uitenhage
Builders Express – Walmer
Builders Express – Walker drive
Builders Warehouse – Port Elizabeth

Free State Stockists:

Alma Kwekery – Welkom
Bruwer Kwekery – Bloemfontein
Builders Warehouse Bloemfontein
Greenside Kwekery – Bloemfontein
Harrismith Kwekery – Harrismith
Plants@Preller – Bloemfontein
Platberg Nursery – Harrismith
Pretty Garden Tuinsentrum – Bloemfontein
Urth Garden Centre – Bloemfontein

Gauteng Stockists:

4 Seasons Nursery – Heidelberg
Colourful Splendour – Craighall Park
Garden Pavilion – Brandmullers
Garden Pavilion – Eckards
Garden Pavilion – Sunkist
GardenShop Broadacres
GardenShop Bryanston
GardenShop Flora Farm
GardenShop Menlo Park
GardenShop Parktown North
Lifestyle Home Garden – Randburg
Montrose Nursery – Morningside
Plant Paradise Garden Centre – Pretoria
Safari Tuinsentrum – Pretoria
Schaffler’s Nursery – Johannesburg

Limpopo Stockists:

Garden Pavilion – Sterkloop

Mpumalanga Stockists:

Garden Pavilion – Montana
Garden Pavilion – White River

North West Stockists:

Clarks Tuinsentrum – Lichtenburg
Garden Pavilion – Potchefstroom

Western Cape Stockists:

Cape Garden – Joostenbergvlakte
Cape Garden – Somerset West
Cape Garden – Stellenbosch
Starke Ayres Garden Centre – Rosebank
Starke Ayres Garden Centre – West Coast Village
Stodels – Bellville
Stodels – Constantia
Stodels – Kenilworth
Stodels – Milnerton
Stodels – Somerset West
Builders Express – Kenilworth
Builders Express – Knysna
Builders Express – Stellenbosch
Builders Express – Willowbridge
Builders Warehouse – Cape Gate
Builders Warehouse – City
Builders Warehouse – Constantiaberg
Builders Warehouse – George
Builders Warehouse – Helderberg
Builders Warehouse – Table View
Builders Warehouse – Tygerberg

**Please note that not all stockists will have every plant featured**

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