Schlumbergera Hybrid


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Edwin B. HoareAustraliacross #10/1983Edwin B. Hoare
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Duchess''White Christmas'1983pink
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
petals have silvery white throats suffusing pale magenta pink with bright magenta edging. Lower petals have larger silvery white areas with a pale magenta flush. Upper petals are spatulate with pointed tips. Lower petals are lanceolate to sagittate with obtuse tips. Silvery white tube is 3.5 cm. in length. Flower length is 7 cm. with upper width 4 cm. and lower width 3 cm. Ovary is 1 cm. and faintly 5 angled. Australian bloom season is long, from late April to early July (early to early late season).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare letter to Des Ellery; McM&H 1995: 125pale to apple green, normal phylloclades.
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