Schlumbergera Hybrid


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
unknownAustraliaAdrian Roberts
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpurple
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
upper petals deep carmine violet with paler rhodamine centers and silvery throats. Lower petals carmine with violet overlay and silvery reverses with orange midstripes. Flower length 7 cm. Upper width 6 cm., lower width 6.5 cm. Tube length 3 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.8 cm., four to five angled, opaque apple green. Reverse umbrella shaped flowers. Blooms late June to August (Australia). Note: 1) is darker on reverse with paler rhodamine face to upper petals than cv. 'Opal Hybrid'. 2) In comparison with cv. 'Red Elephant', it is much more two-tone with better color, being brighter with a pale rhodamine face to upper petals. Flower shape of 'Allegro' has more reverse umbrella uppers and more silveriness to the throats of upper petals.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-2-1; McM&H 1995: 122named by Adrian Roberts of Classic Winds Nursery and probably synonymous with cv. 'Supreme'. Growth of plant, segment color and shape similar to cvs. 'Coppersheen', 'Opal Hybrid', 'Red Elephant' and 'Rudolph Zennick'.
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