Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Dee Dee’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Dee Dee'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0305
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Edwin B. HoareAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownorange
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
deep orange rose with silvery carmine rose throat. Lower petals with silvery carmine-rose center lines. Tube pale silvery carmine rose. Upper and lower petals lanceolate with pointed tips. Flower length 9 cm. Upper & lower width 3 cm. Tube length 3 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.7 cm., upturned, pear shape, yellowish green to amber. Flowers very recurved, double bell shape. Flowering mid May to mid/late June (Australia). The Hoare article in Cactus & Succulent Journal NSW, June 1987 states: flower length 7 cm., upper petal width 4.5 cm., lower petal width 3 cm. Ovary receptacle and color information the same.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-6-3; Cactus & Succulent Journal NSW, June 1987: 12-13; McM&H 1995: 125semi-upright, medium size grower. Growth is straggly. Obtained from the K-Mart at Lismore, NSW, 1987. Origin not stated on the label. A renamed plant.
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