Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Bridal Lace’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Bridal Lace'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1430
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Hattori KazumiJapanHattori Kazumi
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'White Christmas' white
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
the average length flowers are wider than normal due to petals being wider than normal. Flower color is a cream tinted white, with a pinkish white tube. A magenta corollary ring is present. Petals have a jagged, almost fringed edging with sharp apex tips. Style and stigma are reddish purple with the stigma encased by the anthers. Ovaries are smooth. Buds at 1 cm. or larger are blunt tipped and bright yellowish green. Flower count averages 1-2 per floral phylloclade.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
JPVRS 3285growth habit is semi-erect. Phylloclades are deeply notched with large dentations. Dentations average 3 per marginal side. Phylloclades exhibit curvature or cupping. This is a colchi-mutant of 'White Christmas' and not a natural sport. Note: 'Bridal Lace' exhibits polyploidy since colchicine increases chromosome counts within the cells. The original 'White Christmas' was historically known to be pod sterile. Has the effects of chemical chromosome manipulation changed this in 'Bridal Lace' ?
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