Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Carol Abbott’


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Carol Abbott'SRL-Sch-2022-0009Lee Gordon Goodfellow
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Lee Gordon GoodfellowCanadaLG28Lee Gordon Goodfellow
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Louanna Lunde''Little Coconut Cream'2017white
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
redyesopen, zygomorphic, creamy white flowers have wide, elliptical petals with sharply pointed tips. Petals have mild recurve on the ventral petals. Magenta-red style carries a dark magenta-pink stigma extending just beyond the anthers. The flower is very temperature sensitive, turning light pink. Acute tipped buds are pale creamy green turning creamy white with maturity. Flowers appear large for the size of the plant.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
ScrenateSRL Registrationsmall, medium green, almost square phylloclades exhibit insignificant marginal axils. Some phylloclades display a tendency to cup. Minute, distinct bristles are present on each phylloclade apex and on the shallow marginal axils. Growth habit is compact, diminutive, initially upright, becoming semi-pendant with time. This cultivar was named for good friend and Schlumbergera enthusiast Carol Abbott from Colorado, USA.
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