‘Albert Namatjira’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Albert Namatjira'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0009
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des & Merriel ElleryAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Christmas Cheer''White Christmas'orange
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
apricot pink to peachy apricot. Petals are bright satiny orange with mauve-purple bases and throats. Tube is mauve. Broad, oval petals have rounded apexes.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
Des Ellery Note Card G1; McM&H 1995: 122pollination date: May 24, 1983. First flowering: May 14, 1986. Named with permission, in honor of deceased Aboriginal Arrernte artist Albert Namatjira, whose paintings often depicted colors similar to this flower. Note: McM& H 1995: 122, had pod and pollen donor information reversed. Des Ellery's Note Card G1 depicted 'White Christmas' as the pollen parent.
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