‘Rita’ [Ellery]


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Rita' [Ellery]SRL-Sch-XXXX-0351
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des & Merriel ElleryAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
S. truncata var. delicata'Ben'purple
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
solid lavender mauve with lighter center. Tubes are mauve pink. Elliptical petals are mildly tipped. Stamens are white on the lower half suffusing to a pink tint on the upper portions. The long style is magenta red with a magenta-pink stigma. Stigma is carried well beyond the anthers.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
CSJNSW September 1990; Süpplie 2020; SRL Teamphylloclades have 2-3 small, forward facing dentations per marginal edge. Basal dentations are rudimentary. Areole notches are shallow. Renamed by Frank Süpplie to avoid problems with the ICNCP since a 'Rita' previously existed.
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