- USDA Hardiness Zones 3-9
- Height 1-1.5 Feet Tall
- Spread 16-24 Inches Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
Baby’s breath got a whole new look! Pure white flowers that attract butterflies are produced from this compact grower. The Festival Star Baby's Breath is a long bloomer and deer resistant. Adding to its favorability, is its easy maintenance and versatility in gardens or landscapes.
The foliage for Festival Star Baby's Breath is a grey-green. For the Festival Star Baby's Breath the stems are shorter but they are still just long enough for cut flower use. On top of these stems are dense, petite, pure white blooms. Bloom season is quite generous, lasting from late spring to early fall. This Baby’s Breath reaches a spread of sixteen to twenty-four inches with a height of twelve to eighteen inches. Use the Festival Star Baby's Breath as a filler plant, or border planting. It works well as coverage for dying bulb foliage, as a focal point, cut flower or dried flowers.
Festival Star Baby's Breath Care
Plant the Festival Star Baby's Breath in full sun. It needs at minimum, six hours of sun each day. Soil should be well drained and average to fertile. This Baby’s Breath prefers alkaline to neutral soil. Water needs are average to low. Apply a continuous release fertilizer in the spring. Don’t wait until fall to trim, trimming should take place in the spring.
Festival Star Baby's Breath Spacing
The Festival Star Baby's Breath grows to a height of twelve to eighteen inches. Correct spacing should be followed to ensure proper root development. Spacing should be sixteen to twenty four inches, center on center.
Festival Star Baby's Breath Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-9|
|Flower Color(s): White|
|Bloom Period: Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun|
|Height Class: Medium|
|Height: 1-1.5 Feet|
|Spread: 16-24 Inches|
|Spacing: 16-24 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|Features: Drought; Fall Interest; Deadheading Not Necessary; Salt Tolerant; Long Blooming|
|Scientific Name: Festival Star Gypsophila paniculata 'Danfestar' USPP 14,818|
|Common Name: Festival Star Baby's Breath|
|Other Name(s): Hardy Baby's Breath; Common Baby's Breath|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.