Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Debbie’ [Ellery]


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Debbie' [Ellery]SRL-Sch-XXXX-0301
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des & Merriel ElleryAustraliaUnknown
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
S. truncata var. delicata'Ben'orange
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
pale orange to peachy rose with large pale silvery whitish rose throat. Upper petals spatulate with pointed tips. lower petals lanceolate with acute tips. Flower length 9 cm. Upper width 3.5 cm., lower width 5.5 cm. Tube length up to 3 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.7 cm., upturned, four angled, opaque bronze green with purplish hue at base. Flower is reverse umbrella shape. Flowers mid May to mid June (Australia). Flower is smaller, more bell shaped than cv. 'Celeste' with slightly deeper color to petal edges. E.B. Hoare article in Cactus & Succulent Journal NSW December 1987 cites flower length as 6 cm., upper petal width 3.5 cm., lower petal width 4.5 cm.and tube length 3 cm. Ovary receptacle information the same.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare message to Des Ellery November 3, 1983; Cactus & Succulent Journal NSW, December 1987: 51-52; E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-6-3; McM&H 1995: 125medium size, open straggly trailing habit.
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