Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Bridgesii’ [Australia]


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Bridgesii' [Australia]SRL-Sch-XXXX-1704
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
upper petals deep red rose with silvery rhodamine throats. Lower petals with smaller silvery rhodamine throats and rose red centers. Flower length 7.5 cm. Upper width 5.5 cm., lower width 4.5 cm. Tube length 3 cm.Ovary receptacle 1 cm., four to five angled, bronze  greenish yellow. Normal shaped flowers. Blooms mid May to early August. Note: 1) similar to cv. 'Electra' but with larger, darker flowers and whiter silvery tubes. 2) Filaments spread out in a fan shape.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-2-1this is not the S. bridgesii (described by Lemaire), Lofgren (parents wild species S. truncata & S. russelliana) whose botanically correct name is S. x buckleyi (T. Moore) Tjaden.
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