flower is 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.
Cobia 1992: 37–38
phylloclade 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.