Baby's breath Pretty Maid Acanthophyllum cerastioides Pretty Maid = 'Yatgyp'

Baby's breath Pretty Maid


[Pretty Maid] is a compact, semi-evergreen perennial forming a low mound of small, rounded leaves to 30cm tall. Aprofusion of sweetly-scented, saucer-shaped, white flowers with delicate pink veining up to 1cm wide are borne from spring into early summer above the foliage

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Common names

      Acanthophyllum cerastioides 'Yatgyp', Gypsophila cerastioides 'Yatgyp'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back after flowering to encourage a second flush of flowers

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Drought Resistant Rock Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by root cuttings

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by a stem rot