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Gypsophila Pretty Maid
Gypsophila Pretty Maid
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Gypsophila 'Pretty Maid'

A wonderful plant, and something a little different.
  • A beautiful little Gypsophila with mounds of lush semi-evergreen foliage and lovely trumpet-shaped blooms.
  • Pure white flowers from April to June with delicate pink veining and a delightfully sweet scent.
  • A great source of early nectar for pollinating insects as spring gets underway.
  • Perfectly suited to growing in patio pots or a rock garden in sun or partial shade, and drought tolerant.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for planting, reaching a height and spread of 40cm (16in).

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Item: 560830
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When thinking of Gypsophila, tall stems covered in tiny white flowers used in flower bouquets come to mind. But that’s just one variety of this interesting and versatile perennial, which is a member of the carnation family.

‘Pretty Maid’, also called the Mouse-eared Gypsophila, is a compact plant which forms a neat mound of glossy mid-green, semi-evergreen oval foliage and trumpet-shaped flowers that look similar to small petunias, about 1cm across between April and June. The blooms are pure white with lovely pink veining and a delightfully sweet fragrance, appearing prolifically and standing out beautifully in contrast to the leaves.

Happy in the ground and particularly attractive growing in pots, ‘Pretty Maid’ will thrive in sun or partial shade in soil that is a little dry as it doesn’t like to grow in overly wet ground. Bees and other pollinators love this pretty Gypsophila, with its flowers being a great source of early nectar as spring gets underway.

Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for planting, reaching a height and spread of 40cm (16in).

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Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot

Plant Care Information

Scented / Fragrant
Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

Top Tips

  • Try it as centrepiece on your patio table so that you can enjoy the flowers and fragrance close-up. 

Care Information

  • To plant, firstly water your potted plant well.
  • Dig a hole a little deeper and 3 x wider than the nursery pot.
  • Remove the plant from its pot and tease out some of the roots.
  • Place your plant in the hole at the same level at the pot then refill the hole with the earth removed.
  • Firm in the soil with your heel, avoiding the root ball and water well before adding a mulch around the base of the plant.
  • Water regularly and feed every two weeks with a general purpose fertiliser.
  • Deadhead regularly to encourage more flowers.

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Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
40 cm
40 cm
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