The annual gypsophilas like full sun and a moderately rich soil. They grow one to two feet tall and may grow better when crowded. The plant is a source of cut or dried flowers.
Annual baby's breath is direct seeded into the garden. The plant has a short blooming season so make a second planting six weeks after the first. The seed germinates in 10 to 14 days at 70 to 80 degrees.