Familiarity with specifications gypsophila
- Family : Clove
- Brands : Baby’s Breath, Gypsophila paniculata
- Origin : Eastern Europe to Western Siberia (Native: Eastern Mediterranean, Asia Minor)
- Plant height : 50 to 120 cm
- Flowering period : May to October
- Number of species : 140 species
Gypsophila flower consists of two parts : Gypse meaning gypsum and Philos meaning love, and the reason for this naming is the plant’s interest in calcareous soils. In fact, in Persian, the gypsophila flower is also called gypsum plant.
The stem of this plant has many branches on which many small flowers with a diameter of 1.5 cm can be seen. The leaves are narrow and bayonet-like at the top, resembling earrings.
Most gypsophila flower cultivars are perennials with white petals. Of course, blue, pink, purple or red can also be found. Gypsophila is also known in English as baby’s breath. In general, the only negative point of this plant can be its spicy aroma, which may not be very pleasant for some people. In fact, the smell of gypsophila is neither sweet nor bitter and in some cases can be odorless.
Gypsophila flower is one of the most beautiful flowers after rose, which has many uses. This flower stays fresh and lush for up to 5 days. But after this period, it does not wither, but begins to dry in the same way, and it can still be used inside the pot and on the table for decoration. Gypsophila flower is also used in some herbal medicines.
Dried gypsophila flowers are used in resins and decorative items due to their unique beauty. This has made it very popular in the world and the sale and purchase of gypsophila flowers for export has brought great profits to exporters and wholesalers of gypsophila dried flowers and traders active in this field.
Flowering time of gypsophila flower
The flowering period of the plant is from spring to early autumn.
A variety of methods of propagation of gypsophila flowers
Propagation of this beautiful plant is usually done by dividing the plant or sowing seeds, but the method of sowing seeds will be more common. The seeds are sown in the main bed in the second half of March to early May.
Young plants flower from June to the end of August. If the seeds are sown in October of the previous year and planted on a treasury facing the sun and protected from wind and cold, they will flower earlier in the spring. It is usually recommended to plant the seeds of this flower in areas with warmer climates during the winter.
Price of gypsophila flowers
The interesting thing about this flower is that it is cheap and that it is available to you all year round.
That’s why you can use it so easily. In warmer seasons, you can put the purchase of gypsophila flowers on your agenda. Because the price of gypsophila flower, like other flowers, is cheaper in warmer seasons and more expensive in colder seasons.
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