Schlumbergera Hybrid


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des & Merriel ElleryAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
S. truncata var. delicata'Ben'red
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
apricot rose with silvery bases. Lower petals orange rose with silvery base. Tube very pale silvery magenta pink. Upper petals obovate with acute to pointed tips. Lower petals elliptic with obtuse tips. Flower length 7.5 cm. Upper and lower widths 3.5 cm. Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 1 cm., upturned, slightly angled, opaque yellow. Flowering early May to mid June. Des Ellery description and McM&H description: similar but less detailed. Slightly deeper color than cv. 'Sonata' (E.B. Hoare).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
Des Ellery Note Card BV 22; E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-6-4; McM&H 1995: 127
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