Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Mandy’s Salmon’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Mandy's Salmon'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1447
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownunknown
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
pale salmon orange flowers with pale rosy mauve throats and a deeper edge line to lower half of petal bases. Lower petals are pale silvery apricot with paler rosy mauve throats and centers. Tube pale silvery rosy mauve. Upper petals lanceolate with pointed tips. Lower petals sagittate with acute to pointed tips. Flower length 9 cm. Upper width 4 cm., lower width 7 cm. Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 1 cm., upturned, four to five faint ridges, yellow to yellow green. Flower shape normal to butterfly (recurved petals). Flowers mid May to mid June (Australia).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
Des Ellery Note Card; E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-6-5light green, truncata type. Erect growth for approximately first 4 inches (10 cm) then horizontal criss-cross pattern. Good basket plant. Sometimes called 'Mandy's Salmon Pink'. Plant received by Des March 28, 1981(Des Ellery). Source not recorded.
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