Schlumbergera Hybrid


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des & Merriel ElleryAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
S. truncata var. delicata'Ben'1976orange
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
pinkish orange with a silvery throat. Lower petals peachy rose with silvery rose pink throat. Tube is very pale magenta pink. Stigma lobes open. Upper petals spatulate with pointed tips. Lower petals sagittate with rounded to cuspidate tips. Flower length is 8 cm. Upper width is 3 cm., lower width is 4.5 cm. Tube length is 3 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.8 cm. faintly angled, opaque pale yellow green. Flower form is winged to butterfly (recurved petals). Blooming season early May to mid June.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-6-6; Cactus & Succulent Journal NSW, March 1989; McM&H 1995: 134
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