Recently, Olij Roses East Africa invited rose growers drawn from various regions across East Africa for an open house at their Naivasha showhouse. A good number of growers and indeed other players in the floriculture industry came to sample Olij’s new commercial selections as well as their established varieties. We captured some of the moments during day two of the open house.
Sample these 10 Olij Rose Varieties among those showcased during the Open House
A beautiful newly introduced strong long stemmed orange with slow opening.
This large white grows a stem of average 40cm-80 cm, has a slight fragrance and excellent vaselife
El Toro is a bright red with short stems but is an easy grower with high production. The variety is well established in the market.
This is a very large pink white bi with good production for a flower her size. Boulevard is enjoying a lot of interest at exhibitions from international buyers
Pink Flame is a productive pink white intermediate selected by a number of direct buyers because of it’s colour and good vase life.
Revolution has a catchy red colour and very good stemlength. The rose which was recently introduced by Olij has a beautiful classic opening.
The first thing you will notice about Espana is the nice contrast between dark red/gold on the outter petals and a lighter shade of the same in the center. This Hybrid T is a good producer and has been received well at the auction.
The light pink rose So Sweet has long stems and is a good grower. Commercial planting for this variety has just commenced recently.
New Moon is a vibrant large yellow with a good opening and produces well.
An attractive lavender pink rose variety with a large head, long stems and with few thorns.
At a glance - Olij roses on display at the Showhouse