Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Andenken an Rudolf Zenneck’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Andenken an Rudolf Zenneck'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0025
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Alfred GräserGermanyAlfred Gräser
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpink
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
flower is fuchsine pink. Upper half and lower margins of petals are RHS 53C (magenta pink) flushed with RHS 46C (light red). Lower half is silvery white flushed RHS 74D (mauve pink). Flower length is 7 cm., diameter is slightly under 4.5 cm. Upper petals deep magenta pink with magenta-pink throats. Lower petals similar color with rose-magenta reverses. Flower length 7 cm. Upper width 6.5 cm., lower width 5.5 cm. Tube length 3 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.7 cm., four ribbed to five angled, opaque amber to bronze green. Reverse umbrella shaped flowers. Late May to mid August bloomer (Australia).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
Gartenwelt 58: 55-56; Wisley Trials; E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-2-3; McM&H 1995: 101medium dull green, dentate phylloclades are about 5 cm. - 6.4 cm. in length. Growth habit is vigorous, spreading and pendant. Named in memoria of Rudolf Zenneck. RHS First Class Certificate 1977.
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