Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Jo Jo’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Jo Jo'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0517
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Edwin B. HoareAustraliacross #28/1981Edwin B. Hoare
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Heatwave''Purple King'1981orange
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
long pointed buds open with upper petals pale silvery orange lavender with white bases and centers. Lower petals a sheeny orange tinted lavender with small silvery throats. Tube is silvery white. Stigma lobes number 6 and are spreading. Filaments are all equal length. Petals are twisted with crimped tips. Upper petals are linear lanceolate with long pointed tips. Lower petals are obovate to lanceolate with long acute tips. Flower length 8.5 cm. Upper width 6 cm., lower width 7 cm. Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary 1 cm. faintly angled, pale amber. Flower form is normal to reverse umbrella. Petal features are unusual. Flowers mid/late June to early August. McM&H description similar, less detailed.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare message to Des Ellery November 3, 1988; E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-6-5; Cactus & Succulent Journal NSW, June 1992; McM&H 1995: 128 seedling # 12 from this cross.
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