Fleuroselect is proud to register the birth of Baby Rose, Takii’s latest new-born in non-trailing Tropaeolum. Like other Nasturtiums, Baby Rose is an excellent home garden performer. Thanks to its very compact plant habit, Takii also foresees new commercial possibilities in pack and pot production.
With its new deep-rose flower colour and small dark-green foliage, Baby Rose is an exciting addition to the existing seed packet assortment to cover larger outside spaces and landscapes. The jury appreciated the very compact habit, the innovative colour and also clearly saw the potential
of this new variety as a pot item awarding a Gold Medal for 2020. Baby Rose, the upcoming success in Nasturtium is born.
Baby Rose is also the recipient of the All-America Selections award for performance in North American trials.
For the consumer Baby Rose is a welcome addition to the garden: this Tropaeolum remains naturally compact offering new gardening possibilities such as containers, hanging baskets, window boxes, balconies and other small outside spaces. For the commercial grower Baby Rose opens a completely new segment: thanks to the compact habit, Baby Rose is a potential candidate for growing in packs and pots. Retailers will love the additional commercial possibilities of this popular garden item. Baby Rose: a new generation of Tropaeolum for the entire industry!
Tropaeolum minus or compact nasturtium is a perennial plant endemic to the mountainous regions of Ecuador and Peru. SAHIN, registered brand of Takii Europe, specialises in breeding for the consumer market. Takii is a Japanese ornamental breeding company focussing on ornamental flower and vegetable seed for the professional and home gardening markets. With Baby Rose, Takii showcases its expertise in both markets, turning a traditional home gardening item into a plant that can also be successfully grown by professionals.