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Gypsophila repens
Gypsophila repens

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Zones 1-11, 14-16, 18-21, 31-43
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Gypsophila repens

Caryophyllaceae
Ground covers, Perennials

GYPSOPHILA

Slender-stemmed, much-branched plants are upright or spreading, ranging from 3 in. to 4 ft. tall. Bloom is profuse in summer, covering plants in clusters of tiny single or double flowers in white, pink, or rose. Leaves (sparse when plants are in bloom) are typically blue green.

Gypsophila repens

Native in alpine regions from central Europe east to central Asia. Grows to 6–9 in. high, with trailing stems 1 1/2 ft. long. Leaves are narrow, less than 1 in. long. Clusters of small white or pink flowers. To propagate, take cuttings in midsummer.

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