Schlumbergera Hybrid


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Robert & Carmel MetcalfeAustralia
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 rhodamine red with pale rhodamine throats. Lower petals deep carmine rose with orange to copper-orange midstripe. Flower length 6.75 cm. Upper width 6 cm., lower width 5.5 cm. Tube length 2.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.7 cm., four to five ribbed, opaque bronze green to yellow green. Reverse umbrella shaped flowers. Blooms mid June through July (Australia).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
CSJNSW September 1987: 30; E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-2-1; McM&H 1995: 124obtained by Metcalfe from Trevor Poulson of Brisbane. (Edwin B. Hoare).
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