gypsophila

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English[edit]

Gypsophila repens
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Noun[edit]

gypsophila (plural gypsophilas)

  1. Any of the many flowering plants of the genus Gypsophila, that have a profusion of small pink or white flowers.
    • 1999, Hanneke Van Dijk, Encyclopedia of Border Plants, page 151,
      There are annual and perennial gypsophilas.
    • 2001, David Michener, Nan Sinton (editors), Taylor's Guide to Ground Covers, page 243,
      Gypsophilas are closely related to pinks and carnations.
    • 2004, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, A Garden for Life, page 75,
      Gypsophilas are easily grown from seeds.

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