Schlumbergera Hybrid



NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des & Merriel ElleryAustraliaDes Ellery
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Pink Lady'unnamed cultivar (Nat)pink
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
pendant, symmetrical blooms have small, acutely tipped, lanceolate petals with light magenta-pink bases and throats darkening to rich magenta-pink upper areas. Petals strongly recurve. Tubes are pink. Stamens are white on their lower halves, pink on their upper halves. A deep magenta-purple style and lighter stigma is held just beyond the anthers.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
Des Ellery Note Card B33A; SRL Teamcrenate phylloclades have 2-3 shallow, areole notches per marginal side. Des Ellery stated first flowering was Feb. 7, 1985 and was named July 7, 1986. The pollen parent was listed as 'Nat' (this might imply a natural species, possibly S. russelliana). Pod parent 'Pink Lady' was an upright grower with crenate phylloclades from Rainbow Gardens, USA.
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