Species

Gypsophila paniculata

Etymology

Gypsophila: From the Greek gypsos 'chalk' and phileo 'to love', referring to plant's preference for chalky soil.
paniculata: small sprayed

Common Name(s)

Gypsophila

Authority

Gypsophila paniculata L.

Family

Caryophyllaceae

Flora Category

Vascular - Exotic

Structural Class

Dicotyledonous Herbs other than Composites

Flower Colours

White

Year Naturalised

1958

Origin

E. and C. Europe, W. Asia

This page last updated on 24 Mar 2010