Schlumbergera Hybrid


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
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
peachy rose-red upper petals with silvery bases and centers. Lower petals rosy red with rosy-purple flush to petal bases. Tube very pale silvery rose. Petals are broad spatulate with pointed upper petal tips and obtuse to rounded lower petal tips. Flower length is 6.5 cm. Upper width 4.5 cm. Lower width 3 cm. Tube is 2.5 cm. Ovary receptacle is upturned, many angled, 0.6 cm. Early mid season bloomer. Des Ellery description: a bicolour in red and pink shades.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare, Cactus & Succulent Journal N.S.W., June 1987: 12-13; Des Ellery Notes; McM&H 1995: 122.McM&H cited the origin as Buena Vista (Des Ellery) which is incorrect. This Mistake was noted in Des' Note Card for 'Alma'. Plant received from Les Shears.
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