Schlumbergera 'Apricot'
Photo: Ruud Tropper
NameSynonym ofRegister numberRegistrant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Whitestone Gardens LtdEngland
Name yearTypeGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownorange
Color temperature sensitiveFlower formFlower lengthFlower widthDistributor
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades length
flower is orange with a light magenta-colored base on the tube.
Phylloclades widthPhylloclades formReferenceComments
Apricot' is a typical Christmas Cactus, possibly the original S. × buckleyi Cupreum renamed. Possibly one of the original three early W. Buckley interspecies hybrids of (S. russelliana × S. truncata). If so, it is an antique variety.
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