Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Comet’ [Roberts]

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Comet' [Roberts]SRL-Sch-XXXX-0258
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Adrian RobertsAustralia
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
zygomorphic flowers display acutely pointed petal tips. Petals have a rich carmine-red edge that suffuses lighter with a faint orange hint. Throats and tubes are white. Stamens are white and carry creamy pollen laden anthers. Style is magenta red with a dark fuchsia pink stigma that rises just above the anthers. Flowers are very striking in appearance.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
SRL TeamAdrian Roberts first called the plant 'Nancy Orange', later renamed 'Comet'.
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