Dümmen Orange showcased a wide variety of their floral products during the just concluded Naivasha Horticultural Fair. Visitors at the fair also had a chance to visit the company's breeding facility and showhouse in Naivasha. The fair was a good platform for rose growers in Naivasha and across the EA region to learn more about Dummen novelties as well as sample their existing varieties.
Dummen Orange handles various cutflowers including standard and spray roses, indoor and outdoor carnations, chrysanthemums, statice, phlox, gypsophila, eryngium and solidago.
On the days during the Naivasha Hortifair, we visited the Dummen Orange East Africa farm to check out some of their new market varieties. Growers in the East African region can visit the farm and sample some of the novelties which are also available for trials.
At low altitude Supreme grows a big and beautiful flowerhead. This new pink bicolored rose was quite the sensation at the Naivasha show and is already being touted to be a winner.
This novelty has a very unique light and dark mulberry hue. The rose is also a good producer and
A new entrant in the white roses segement, Lermontov+ is undergoing trials at various top farms in East Africa. The pure white is a strong grower with a good headsize, stemlength and good production.
This rose has a rich yellow color and strong long stems.
With a sizeable bud of 3 - 4.5 and production of 140-160, Monalisa is not only an attractive rose but a good choice for growers in both low and high altitude regions. The rose has an average Stem length of 50-80cm and an average vaselife of 13 days.
The new code above has a strong red color, long stems and doesnt blacken easily. The rose has a classic opening, is disease resistant and flexible in packing because of her medium foliage.