Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Monarch’ [Ellery]

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Monarch' [Ellery]SRL-Sch-XXXX-0869
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des & Merriel ElleryAustralia
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
the large flower has orange-red center with deep vermilion edges and pale rose throat. Tube is silvery mauve. Petals are spathulate with acute tips. Flower length is 7 cm. Upper width is 3 cm. Lower width is 4.5 cm. Tube is 3 - 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle is 1 cm. slightly upturned, pear shape. Early to misd season bloomer.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare, Cactus & Succulent Journal N.S.W., June 1987: 12-13phylloclades are deep green, often with a purple edge. Previously called 'Orange Monarch' (Edwin B. Hoare). 1978.
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