Gypsophila, Baby’s breath, Annual Baby’s-breath, Showy Baby’s-breath Chandni चांदनी (Hindi);

Caryophyllaceae Week: Gypsophila elegans from Delhi and Kashmir:
Gypsophila elegans M. Bieb., Fl. taur.-caucas. 1:319. 1808
Common names: Annual baby’sbreath; showy baby’sbreath
Cultivated annual herb up to 50 cm tall, erect, stems glabrous, forking; leaves lanceolate to linear, up to 7 cm long; flowers white, 10-14 mm across, long-pedicelled, in loose open panicles; petals emarginate, 2 to 3 times as long as calyx.
Commonly cultivated, Photographed from Kashmir and Delhi.


Banglore-Ooty November 2013 :: Requesting ID of this plant :: 28112013 :: ARK-03 : Attachments (3). 3 posts by 2 authors.
Requesting to please ID this plant captured in the Ooty Botanical Gardens, Ooty in November 2013.

Can this be Gypsophila elegans?

size of flowers?

I’m sorry … This is a very old post. I do not recollect the size.

To me looks different from images at Gypsophila elegans M.Bieb.


Srinagar, August 2022 :: White flower for ID :: ARK2022-116: 2 high res. images.

This was at Ganderbal near Srinagar, Kashmir in August 2022. These were very delicate and beautiful.
I looked in eFI for nearly all posts around this area but could not even come close.
Requested to please ID.

Habitat leaf images ??

Unfortunately …, I have only these pics.

Gypsophila elegans

Ohh, Thank you very much Sir ji for the ID
Could you please have a look at this post? I had captured a flower in Ooty which I thought to be Gysophila elegans.
Is it so?

I agree with the id.



Gypsophila elegans from Kashmir-GS30102023-3: 7 images- 5 high res.
Gypsophila elegans, grown in Botanical Garden, Srinagar, Kashmir.




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