"True gems do come along once in a while in the flowering pot plant segment. One of them is the new pot carnation Strawberry Eyes", says Dümmen Orange. "This eye-catching variety combines outstanding cultivation characteristics with unique flower markings and a great shelf life. So not only will it be a hit with producers – it will appeal to retailers and consumers too."
"With such a wide range of pot carnations on the market, it's not always easy to find a highlight for your own assortment. In Strawberry Eyes there is now a variety available that should make that decision so much easier."
Pot carnation with benefits galore
According to the breeder, new pot carnation is highly resilient and has lots of inherent characteristics that make it easy to produce under all weather conditions. "Strawberry Eyes has an upright, medium growth habit and does not need PGRs to achieve the perfect plant shape. What's more, it is suitable for a range of pot sizes."
Striking flower markings
"Besides its excellent cultivation characteristics, Strawberry Eyes also stands out for its unique flower markings," they continue. "So it has assured itself a spot in the 'extraordinary' category of the pot carnation range. The small single flowers are pink with a pale border and dark pink markings running from the base of the petals up the middle of the flower to the edge – a highly distinctive, charming pattern that sets this variety apart from the masses. Strawberry Eyes flowers early, fast, and profusely. And to top it all, the colorful blooms have a lovely scent."
Eye-catcher at the POS
The new pot carnation variety also comes with lots of positives for retailers and consumers, they say. "With its unique flower markings, it really stands out from the crowd – guaranteed to appeal to the discerning consumer looking for a flowering pot plant with a difference.
Strawberry Eyes is a real eye-catcher at the point of sale and one that's also easy to manage there. At the POS, these robust plants show what they are capable of effortlessly attracting attention and demonstrating their good shelf life. And the reliable color behavior all season long really comes into its own there."
Wide range of uses
"Whether as a single plant in a decorative pot, in mixed planting on the balcony, patio, or in the border – the new pot carnation Strawberry Eyes is perfect for a wide range of uses. All in all, a unique, unusual variety that will win over producers, retailers, and consumers alike."
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