What could be more delicate and whimsical than baby’s breath? There’s a reason that gypsophila has long been a favorite at weddings and other special events, but it’s more on-trend than ever before thanks to the growing popularity of the bohemian style. When you shop at Blooms by the Box, you can get this best-selling wedding flower for a great wholesale price and in bulk quantities to help keep your budget on track. Best of all, your order can be shipped the same day to arrive at your door tomorrow, so that you can start working on your DIY magic as soon as possible. When your wholesale baby’s breath arrives, it will be wrapped in a protective envelope inside of a box; try to remove your baby’s breath from its packaging as quickly as possible after it arrives to help ensure your blooms are looking their best for your DIY wedding flower arrangements or other special occasion.
There’s no limit to all the amazing things you can do with wholesale baby’s breath — it makes the perfect flower crowns for bridesmaids and flower girls, and adds an ethereal look to bouquets and centerpieces. Brides often use it in their hair as a lovely, natural accent. Baby’s breath is great as part of a full-bodied centerpiece or as a delicate addition to water-filled glass vase centerpieces. Thanks to its delicate appearance and budget-friendly price, this flower is the perfect choice for both DIY brides and professional floral designers alike. Baby’s breath also works great for a number of other events such as baby showers, birthday parties and more, particularly those held in the spring and summer. Get the very best prices on baby’s breath in bulk by shopping at Blooms by the Box.
Don't miss these how-to tutorials for using Baby's Breath in your DIY flower projects:
How to Care for Baby’s Breath
Fill your vase with at least 4 inches of water. Add flower preservative if desired. Pull off any foliage below the waterline to avoid decomposition that leads to cloudy and foul-smelling water. Cut the ends of the stems under water at a diagonal angle to encourage rehydration. Keep your baby’s breath out of direct sunlight. Baby’s breath can also be dried after the event.
Baby’s Breath Meaning
Baby’s breath, or the flowers of the Gypsophila genus, are named so because, unlike most plants, they thrive in soil high in gypsum. Because of their ability to flourish in a difficult environment, they represent everlasting love, whether it be familial, romantic or platonic. They are a symbol of purity, the Christian faith’s Holy Spirit, newborn babies and self-discipline, and are also meant to connect long-lost family members and lovers. Whichever meaning most closely speaks to you, baby’s breath will make a perfect addition to your special day.
Types of Baby’s Breath
There are many types of baby’s breath, but the white colored variety has been the most popular because it can be dyed. Wild gypsophila come in several different tints, each matched with a different occasion — pink is great for celebrating births and affection, while butter yellow looks lovely in a DIY wedding bouquet. Our Million Star gypsophila is a popular filler that features hundreds of tight blooms in a bunch. Over time gypsophila has slightly larger bloom and is a bit more frilly and romantic. Xlence gypsophila is a newer varietal and is an excellent little bunch of flowers with heartier and longer lasting blooms, making it a perfect choice for all-day events during the hot summer months.