Gypsophila elegans M.Bieb., Fl. Taur.-Caucas. 1: 319 1808. (Syn: Gypsophila carminea auct.; Gypsophila ceballosi Pau & Vicioso; Gypsophila elegans var. latipetala Barkoudah; Gypsophila producta Stapf);
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’s–breath; showy baby’s–breath
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.