The plant was voted by the 2,000 visitors to Ball Colegrave's summer showcase this year as their favourite variety.
Overall results from the summer showcase were:
Osteospermum Serenity™ Blue Eyed Beauty
2 Begonia F1 Majestic Sunburst
3 Rudbeckia Prairie Sun
4 Petunia Cascadia Rim Magenta (
5 Alstroemeria Inticancha® Sunshine
6 Alstroemeria Inticancha® Indigo
7 Calibrachoa F1 Kabloom™ White
8 Verbena (2166) EnduraScape Hot Pink
9 Petunia Black Velvet Improved
10 Begonia Starshine Rose
10 Calibrachoa Crave Terracotta
Blue Eyed Beauty has the same early flower timing and compact dwarf habit as its partner colours in the Serenity series. The plant is free-branching, compact and mounding and can be grown under low temperatures and is designed for pot size from 10.5cm to 1 litre pots, or use 3 plants in a 2 litre pot for a premium pot product.
Garden height is 40 to 50cm with a spread of 40 to 60cm.
The plant is available as a Ball 84 plug, delivery weeks 6-16, supplied with a label.