Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Lipstick Pink’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Lipstick Pink'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0748
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Adrian RobertsAustralia
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 are rhodamine red with paler throats. Lower petals deeper reddish with orange midstripe. Filaments and tube are pale magenta pink. Petals are obovate with pointed tips. Flower length 7 cm. Upper width 5.5 cm., lower width 6 cm. Tube length 3 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.8 cm., five ribbed, opaque yellow green. Reverse umbrella shaped flowers. Flowering early June to mid August. (Australia). Note: 1) cv. 'Parna' (June Hollier) is paler in color, more reddish with different flower shape. 2) cv. 'Supreme' has almost identical flowers except larger, more silvery in throat. 3) cv. 'Truncatus small segment' (Merv Williams) is darker in color with different flower shape. 4) cv. 'Viviana' is a different color, being bright magenta.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
crenateE.B. Hoare, CSJNSW June 1987: 10-11; E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-2; McM&H 1995: 133growth is upright to semi-trailing. E.B. Hoare described it as a crenate type with colored filaments. Note: 1) Different growth habit than cv. 'Supreme' which is larger and very open. 2) Growth habit is different from cv. 'Viviana' which is very open and upright. 3) Not to be confused with the USA cv. 'Lipstick'. 'Lipstick Pink' originated with Adrian Roberts, Classic Winds Nursery.
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