Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Stardust’ [Roberts]

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Stardust' [Roberts]SRL-Sch-XXXX-1213
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Adrian RobertsAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownred
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
pinkish orange red flowers with silvery white throats. Upper petals sagittate elliptic with cuspidate tips. Lower petals lanceolate with obtuse to pointed tips. Tube length is 2.5 - 3 cm., pale silvery whitish mauve pink. Flower length is 8cm. Upper width is 5.5 cm. and the lower width is 6.5 cm. Ovary receptacle is 0.7 cm. four angled to ribbed, opaque greenish amber. Flower shape is normal. Australian flowering season is late May to early July. E.B. Hoare in the Cactus & Succulent Journal NSW, June 1987 cited: flower length as 6.5 cm., petal width 4 cm. and a tube length of 2.5 - 3 cm. Variability is probably due to external factors.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
Cactus & Succulent Journal, NSW., June 1987: 14-15; E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-6-9; McM&H 1995: 138upright, open, medium size grower.
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