Schlumbergera Hybrid



NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des ElleryAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
upper petals bright magenta pink with red-violet overlay and silvery magenta-pink throats. Lower petals are slightly redder. Flower length to 7 cm. Upper width 3.5 cm., lower width 4 cm. Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.8 cm., four angled, greenish to deep reddish hue. Blooms late May to late July. Note: slightly darker than cv. 'Ballerina' and longer with deep hued ovary receptacles. Note: 'D2' is slightly darker than cv. 'Ballerina'. Flower is longer, tube is not as silvery and petal faces are more silvery magenta pink than cv. 'Ballerina'.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-1-1this cultivar appears to have never been formally named. Des Ellery made it commercially available as 'D2' which was possibly the seedling identification.
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