Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Mother’s Day’


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Mother's Day'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0879
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des & Merriel ElleryAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
S. truncata var. delicata'Ben'1977pink
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
Des Ellery description: column and petals silvery white edges suffused magenta. McM&H's description is similar: bright magenta pink with large silvery white throat. Flowers are narrow elliptic with obtuse to acute tips. Petals are white from bases to mid centers suffusing pale pinkish white, darkening to magenta pink. Margins and apexes are darker magenta. Tube and filaments are white. Style is purple red with similar hue stigma that extends barely past the anther cluster.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
Des Ellery Note Card BV33; Cactus & Succulent Journal NSW, March 1989; McM&H 1995:134; SRL Teamcross done 1977 (McM&H date of 1976 is incorrect).
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