Gypsophila

A real team player

Gypsophila is a true floral team player. The fluffy white dots look beautiful on their own, but their lightness and volume will raise any flower arrangement to the next level.

Colours and shapes

For years the Gypsophila has been one of the UK's most popular cut flowers. The branches are mainly used to add depth and volume to a bouquet, but they are also charming when displayed as a bunch of dried flowers. Gypsophila has tiny pink and white flowers which are a modest 3.5 – 6mm in size.

Origin

The songlike name Gypsophila comes from the Greek word ‘gypsos’ = gypsum (calcium sulphate) and ‘philos’ = friend. It poetically indicates the flower's preference for calcium-rich soil.

One last fun fact: Gypsophila is distant relation to the carnation.