Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Fire Glow’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Fire Glow'SRL-Rhi-XXXX-090

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des ElleryAustralia

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownred

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
vermilion to pale red with a whitish orange center line from base half up the petal. Flower is 2.5 cm. in length and 5 cm. in width. Petals are narrow and obovate (widest at mid point) with a long, pointed tip. Frontal view petal count is 16. Pistil is pale red to vermilion with 8 white stigma lobes (0.5 cm. in length). Filaments are whitish orange at their bases turning pale magenta pink to silvery white at the anthers. Ovary is 0.7 cm, five ribbed, olive base to bronze green. Note: paler than R. 'Fire Ritual' and without the red-violet edging.

Meier 1995: 18; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-6phylloclades are normal R. gaertneri size.

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