Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Christmas Flame’


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Christmas Flame'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0238
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Barnell L. CobiaUSA
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Gold Charm'yellow
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
yellow in the center and reddish orange on the margins. 'Christmas Flame' flowers get more yellow with maturity and the red decreases. Bloom width 6.0–8.6 cm., length 7.5–9.4 cm. Petal width 3.0–5.6 cm.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
Cobia 1992: 37–38; EPIG 82: 23-32. 2019phylloclade width 3.0–5.6 cm., length 3.8–6.6 cm. May be known as 'Xmas Flame'. Plant is not a diploid, probably triploid like 'Gold Charm'. Unlike 'Gold Charm', the mother plant it sported from. 'Christmas Flame' flower buds are reddish-purple as opposed to 'Gold Charm's yellow-green buds. Also known as 'Gold Fantasy' in Australia. 1988.
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