9 Comments

  1. Stephanie
    April 17, 2014 @ 7:16 pm

    Hello Ben, never grown Gypsophila before, can it be grown in pots??
    Thank you Stephanie

  2. Carolina
    March 23, 2014 @ 9:10 pm

    I have bought a gyp root should I soak this root before planting? It is the size of small finger

  3. rowan
    March 17, 2013 @ 10:32 pm

    Hello, if I sow some gyp now when will it flower? Thanks

    • Ben
      March 18, 2013 @ 7:34 am

      First off I would only sow mid March if you are very south…and pref south west….otherwise leave it until April…seedlings can take a light frost…but a sharp one may get ’em. They take 12 weeks to flower from sowing…it’s a good idea to sow some more every three weeks to get a constant supply.

  4. Arfan
    June 29, 2012 @ 7:47 pm

    I have planted these amongst my Dahlia plants , make a great filler and give the set up a soft feel of white haze amongst the strong And large Dahlia flowers

  5. Heather
    March 29, 2012 @ 1:11 am

    I’m considering planting these in my yard. The soil is rough though, like clay (I live in Alabama). Any suggestions for planting them in clay-like soil? Should I just plant them in pots?

    • Ben
      March 29, 2012 @ 8:36 am

      Hi Heather, They are fine clay…though if you could add a little organic material so that some air stays in the soil all the better. I’d try both and see how you get on….and please let us know.
      Thanks for posting…have a great season. :)

  6. Jan
    March 21, 2012 @ 12:34 pm

    Hi Ben,
    is this the same as the little fleshy roots you can buy in garden shops-had some last year and it never flowered?

    • Ben
      March 26, 2012 @ 3:14 pm

      Probably not…Gyp is usually very easy to get to flower…unless you sowed it very late or it didn’t get enough water.