Schlumbergera Hybrid



NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des & Merriel ElleryAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Christmas Cheer''White Christmas'red
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
deep orange red flowers with very pale silvery rhodamine throats. Lower petals orange red, silvery pale orange from throats to centers. Tube very pale silvery peachy rose. Upper petals are small, spatulate with acute tips. Lower petals sagittate to spatulate with obtuse tips. Flower length 8 cm. Upper width 3 cm., lower width 3.5 cm. Tube length 4 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.6 cm., small, flared, amber green. Flowers bell to reverse umbrella form. Des Ellery's description: strong color, bright orange.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
Des Ellery Note Card; E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-6-5 - 6-7; Cactus & Succulent Journal NSW, January 1993; McM&H 1995: 134'Milkurli' is Aboriginal for the color orange. First flowered July 4, 1985. (D. Ellery)
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