Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Holmesby Red’ [Winton-S]

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Holmesby Red' [Winton-S]SRL-Sch-XXXX-0466
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Betty WintonAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownred
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
upper petals carmine with carmine-violet throats. Lower petals are more carmine. Petals have a keel line to their reverses. Flower length 6.5 cm. Upper width 5 cm., lower width 4 cm. Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.7 cm., four ribbed, deep reddish hued green. Flowers late May through early August (Australia). Note: 1) Stronger carmine hue than S. x buckleyi 'Fuchsia Form'. 2) Almost identical to cv. 'Pale Pink', just slightly paler. McM&H description: carmine with carmine-violet throat and suffusion; tube pale silvery carmine violet, filaments paler; pollen greenish carmine.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
crenateE.B. Hoare Notes: A6-1-1; McM&H 1995: 127
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