Beware: Baby’s Breath Is Becoming an Unwelcome Invader
Baby’s breath, a small white flowering plant, is a popular addition to many bouquets and flower arrangements. However, it is becoming an unwelcome invader in many parts of the country. Here are a few facts about this invasive plant and why it should be avoided:
What Is Baby’s Breath?
Baby’s breath is a small flowering plant with white, star-shaped blooms. It is often used to add texture to floral arrangements, and is a popular choice for wedding bouquets. It is also known as Gypsophila or Maiden’s breath.
Why Is It Becoming an Unwelcome Invader?
Baby’s breath is becoming an unwelcome invader in many parts of the country due to its ability to spread rapidly and choke out native plants. It is easily spread by wind and water, and can quickly take over an area. It is also difficult to control, as it can regenerate from small pieces of root.
What Can You Do To Help?
- Avoid planting baby’s breath in your garden.
- Do not purchase or use baby’s breath in floral arrangements.
- If you find baby’s breath growing in your garden, remove it immediately.
- Encourage your friends and family to do the same.
Baby’s breath is becoming an unwelcome invader in many parts of the country. It is important to be aware of this and take steps to prevent its spread. Avoid planting it in your garden, and do not purchase or use it in floral arrangements. If you find it growing in your garden, remove it immediately. Encourage your friends and family to do the same.