Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Chris’ [Ellery]

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Chris' [Ellery]SRL-Sch-XXXX-0229
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des & Merriel ElleryAustraliaDes Ellery
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Pink Elephant'unknown cultivarred
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
petals are peachy rose with silvery white center stripes. Lower petals are less silvery with pale rosy throats. Upper petals are narrow lanceolate with pointed tips. Lower petals narrow elliptic with acute pointed tips. Tube is 3 cm., very pale silvery rose. Flower length is 8 cm. Upper width is 5.5 cm. and lower width is 7 cm. Ovary receptacle is 0.7 cm., small upturned, five ribbed, pale olive green. Flower shape is normal to reverse umbrella. Flowers in July (Australia). Des Ellery description: apricot color, star shaped flowers with pointed tips. Color ranges from peachy rose to light orange. (two colours on the same plant).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
Des Ellery Note Card B24; E.B. Hoare Notes A6-6-2; McM&H 1995: 124
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