Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Little Momma Hong’


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Little Momma Hong'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0753
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Lee Gordon GoodfellowCanadaGlen Lord
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Louanna Lunde''Eva Marie McKeen'2012orange
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
large, asymmetrical flowers are soft peachy orange to delicate peach pink with the faintest tint of yellow. Petals are narrow elliptic to lanceolate with upper petals exhibiting slightly serrated upper margins with acute to blunt tips. Lower petals have pointed to blunt tips.  Petal bases and lower throats are white suffusing color which deepens toward upper centers, apexes and margins. Flower length is 7.3 cm., upper width 5.2 cm. The slightly arched tubes are white. Stamens are white. Style is bright magenta red with a magenta-pink stigma extending slightly past the anther cluster. Ovary receptacles are smooth. Color intensity is variable, affected by growing temperature and conditions.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
SRL Teamsmall, broad, light to medium green phylloclades average two small forward facing dentations and 1-2 shallow areole notches. Small, brownish apical bristles are abundant. Phylloclades are up to 3.7 cm. in length and up to 2.1 cm. in width. This is a small, compact growing cultivar. Named by Glen Lord after mutual friend and grower, Hong Trimble.
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