Description[change | change source]
The height of the species 2 to 3 feet long and the width of the species is 2 to 3 feet long. The species blooms anytime from April to August. The color of the flowers are white. The plant needs sunlight from the full sun meaning direct sunlight. The species is a herbaceous plant, has leaves and stems that die down at the end of the growing season to the soil level and have no woody stem above the ground.
Habitat[change | change source]
Poisonous[change | change source]
The species is poisonous. The poisonous parts of the plant are the flowers and the rest of the plant are poisonous when they are dry. The species can cause eye irritation, sinus irritation meaning in the nasal cavity, or asthma after the plant is repeatedly handled. The plant can also cause minor, a lesser effect, skin irritation that only lasts for a few minutes.
References[change | change source]
|Wikispecies has information on: Gypsophila paniculata.|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Gypsophila paniculata|
- "Gypsophila paniculata 'Bristol Fairy'". Kenter Center for Home Gardening. http://www.mobot.org/gardinghelp/plantfinder/Plant.asp?code=H930. Retrieved 2010-02-21.
- "Gypsophila paniculata--Perennial Baby's Breath". Michigan State University. http://web1.msue.msu.edu/imp/modzz/00000683.html. Retrieved 2010-02-21.
- Cox, Jeff (1998). Perennial All Stars. Rodale Press, Inc. pp. 154. ISBN 9780875967806.
- "Gypsophila paniculata". Poisonous Plants of North Carolina. http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/consumer/poison/Gypsopa.htm. Retrieved 2010-02-21.