Baby’s Breath (Gypsophila paniculata), Other name: Chalk Plant
Mature size: 2 to 3 feet tall; ; billowy mounds about 3 or 4 feet across the size of a small shrub, but not substantial;
Use to punctuate perennial borders, good in containers.
Flower color/type: white, pink; single florets
Bloom time: June to August, has no scent. Will bloom for several weeks.
Foliage: leaves inconspicuous, linear, gray-green (resemble carnation leaves); wiry branching stems. Airy plants useful to contrast with more substantial ones or ones with leathery foliage.