Gypsophila repens Filou Rose description
Bright pink flowers in spring and early summer.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, patio, on a bank, or hanging over a wall, and it is easy provided it has a well drained soil, so do not try if you’ve got a clay or heavy soil.
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Common name: Filou Rose Alpine Baby’s Breath.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a smallish gap at the front of a flower bed.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates chalky soil.
How much moisture:
Normal or dryish stony.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 5 cm.
Spread 40 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 5 plants per square metre.
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