South American breeding company Brown Breeding was present at the IFTEX 2015 show through their East African representatives, Preesman. We spoke to Santiago Brown, the MD of Brown Breeding about the rose Felicia BB.
Felicia BB is a Bi-color rose currently being grown at Eldoret based farm Zena Roses on a quarter acre. The rose has an average headsize of 5.5cm - 6cm and opens slowly at the vase.
Felicia BB is slightly fragrant when it opens. At an altitude of 2,200 the average production is 160-170 stems/sq m. The flower grows a thick stem of average 40-60cm and has a vaselife of up to 14 days.