Preserved Baby’s Breath
Mini Gyp is more commonly known as baby’s breath in the floral industry. Our baby’s breath is a herbaceous perennial native to central and eastern Europe and our seed is from the State of Washington. This flower prefers well-drained alkaline to neutral soil in full sun.
Our Preserved Baby’s Breath is Beautiful
Its stems are covered with tiny white flowers in summer, giving it the name of baby’s breath. The fullness of the plant makes it a popular backdrop and filler in floral arrangements. It is often simply referred to as “gyp” in the floral industry.
4 oz bunches (12 per case)
- 1-3 Cases: $5.50/bunch
4-10 Cases: $4.75/bunch
11+ Cases: $4.00/bunch
- 1 pallet = 30 cases
4oz bunches / 12 bu per case
$3.75/bu or $45/case
What is the difference between preserved and fresh?
Preserved baby’s breath maintains much of the beauty and pliability of fresh baby’s breath but will last considerably longer. Preserving differs from drying in that glycerine is used to retain the beauty and color of the flower.
Can I buy preserved baby’s breath in bulk?
Preserved baby’s breath can be purchased in bulk for the convenience of floral arrangers. It is always a good idea for an arranger to purchase a large amount as preserved baby’s breath is grown and then preserved seasonally and supplies may be limited.
Do wholesalers get a discount on our baby’s breath?
Yes, if you are a wholesaler wanting a discount on preserved baby’s breath, please give Bruce a call at the farm at 1-800-STATICE (1-800-782-8423).
Where can I buy smaller quantities of preserved baby’s breath?
Smaller quantities of baby’s breath are available through our site. We package our preserved baby’s breath in ¼ lb. bunches. See our pricing list above for details.
Is preserved baby’s breath the same as preserved Mini Gyp?
Preserved baby’s breath and preserved Mini Gyp are the same product. Baby’s breath is the more commonly used name for Gypsophila paniculata, known in the floral industry as Mini Gyp or sometimes simply “gyp”.
Are preserved baby’s breath flowers good for bouquets and wedding decorations?
Preserved baby’s breath is often used for bouquets, wedding decorations, wreaths, centerpieces, and other arrangements. Its delicate appearance adds softness to wedding decorations and bouquets, while the openness of the stems makes it a good filler for larger arrangements.
Is it cheaper to buy preserved baby’s breath in bulk?
We offer a discount for buying bulk amounts of preserved baby’s breath. Refer to our pricing schedule above for details or call Bruce at the farm at 1-800-STATICE (1-800-782-8423) to discuss larger amounts.
What can you do with preserved baby’s breath flowers?
Preserved baby’s breath is often used in wedding bouquets and large floral arrangements as a filler or backdrop for other flowers. It is used in much the same way for corsages and boutonnieres. Its soft appearance lends a snowy feel to holiday arrangements as well.
How long does preserved baby’s breath last?
Preserved baby’s breath can last from 6 to 12 months depending on the environmental conditions. In drier conditions the preserved baby’s breath will last longer than in humid conditions. Fresh baby’s breath typically lasts no longer than a week to 10 days.
What colors does preserved baby's breath come in?
Preserved baby’s breath comes in a wide variety of colors. It is dyed during the preservation process. We offer different packaging sizes and weights so that you can order just the amount of each color that you need. Call Bruce at the farm at 1-800-STATICE (1-800-782-8423) to discuss the options.
The Natural Mini Gyp is grown in California and comes in the natural color and colored seen above and can be purchased by calling Bruce at the flower farm (1-800-STATICE). This flower is harvested, preserved and packaged for our clients. You can request an assortment of different packaging sizes and weights.