Schlumbergera Hybrid


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Edwin B. HoareAustraliacross #28/1981Edwin B. Hoare
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Heatwave''Purple King'1981red
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
petals have silvery white throats, rhodamine centers darkening to deep rhodamine red upper petals. Lower petals have large silvery centers with deep rhodamine red edges. Upper petals are elliptic with acute pointed tips, lower petals are spatulate with obtuse tips. Silvery white tube is 3.5 cm. in length. Filaments are silvery white. Flower length 7 cm. with a 4 cm. upper width and 4.5 cm. lower width. Ovary is 0.8 cm with 4 angles. Australian bloom season is mid April to late May (very early to mid early bloom season).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare letter to Des Ellery; McM&H 1995: 128
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