‘Cecília Meireles’

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Ruan Cardoso
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownunknownred
Color temperature sensitiveFlower formFlower lengthFlower width
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades length
redYesbright red with white throats. Petal tips are quite blunt in appearance. Dorsal petals have a tendency to cup inward along their edges. Flower tube is short. Style is red with a darker magenta-red stigma. Anthers appear to hold red tinted, grey pollen. Buds have rounded, blunt tips and are bright pink, darkening with maturity. Flower form is reminiscent of S. 'Noris'.6
Phylloclades widthPhylloclades formReferenceComments
4crenateSRL Registrationphylloclades are wide, exhibiting a tendency to cup from the midrib. Some phylloclades have rudimentary apical dentitions. This cultivar was named in honor of the Brazilian writer and poet, Cecilia Meireles.
Mariceli Freimut da Silva
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