Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Christmas Joy’

Schlumbergera 'Christmas Joy'
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NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Christmas Joy'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0239
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Hermann Königer nurseryGermany
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownred
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
flowers are orange red (RHS 35B flushing to RHS 34 B). Petal bases and throat are white with a red-purple flush (RHS 66D). Tube is white flushed red purple. Blooms are temperature sensitive. Flower length is 5.08 - 6.35 cm. and diameter is 5.08 cm. Petals are narrow, elliptical with an acute tip. Filaments are white, flushed pink toward their bases. A magenta pink stigma extends just beyond the yellow pollen coated anthers. Flowering time is October.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
McM&H 1995 105; Wisleythe large dark, dull green phylloclades are 6.35 - 7.6 cm. in length and flat. Dentation is present. Growth habit is vigorous, semi-upright, eventually cascading. The same as 'Königer's Christmas Joy'. Also known as 'Xmas Joy'.
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