Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Acadian Sunset’


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Acadian Sunset'SRL-Sch-2022-0001Jo Old
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Jo OldUSAJo Old
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Chiba Spot''Sol Brazil'2013red
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
redyesbrilliant orange red. Short flower tube is white. Lower basal tepals are broad, elliptic and recurved. Upper petals are lanceolate, almost spear-like with upper marginal edges curling inward, creating an acute, narrow tip. Some apical petals fall between petal and style form. These are magenta red and orange red. Rudimentary orange-red petal-like structures are found near the tips of these altered petals. Style is a dull magenta red with a magenta-pink stigma. The latter turns magenta red as the flower matures. Stigma extends beyond the light yellow anthers. Filaments are white. Pod appears to have some slight ridging.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
MdentateSRL Registrationmedium green phylloclades exhibit 2 - 3, usually 3 forward facing sharply pointed dentations per marginal side. Growth habit is open and cascading. Named in memory of the Old's son-in-law.
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