Growing Gypsophila (Baby's Breath)

Latin Name Pronunciation: jip-soff'ill-uh 

Plant in full sun and well-drained soil. "Gypsophila" means "lime-loving." If your soil is more than slightly acid, mix a handful of lime with the soil in the planting hole. Plants may require staking. Use bamboo and twine, or support with twiggy branches pushed into the ground near the base of the plants in early spring.