Schlumbergera Hybrid



NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Barnell L. CobiaUSA
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
red with fringed edges and a white throat and tube. The fringe factor is not totally stable, which is also evident in Cobia's Aspen.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
SRL Team'Ascot' is the same plant mistakenly called 'Red Aspen'. 'Ascot' was one of the unreleased fringed varieties that Cobia Enterprises was working on prior to their closure. Many new Cobia varieties were never named and released as the new owners destroyed all plant materials. S. 'Ascot' appears to be a lucky rescue prior to this closure. Cobia appears to have been one of a few hybridizers working on the fringe factor. The later Cobia hybrids were hexaploid and octopoid plants and usually sterile. 'Ascot' is proven to be a fertile pod parent. C. 1980s. Cobia 1992: 54 has a picture of what appears to be 'Ascot' on the lower half.
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